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External Article11 July 2019

Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room

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If you've ever gotten off a long flight and thought to yourself, "I miss being on a plane," then the Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu has the room for you.The airport hotel near Tokyo's Haneda International Airport has installed a full flight simulator inside one of its rooms that guests can book for 90-minute flying sessions. The machine simulates the experience of piloting a Boeing 737-800, flying from Haneda to Osaka's Itami Airport with an instructor on hand to help. Using the simulator costs 30,000 Yen ($277), while booking the room for the night is an additional 25,300 Yen ($234). Guests aren't allowed to operate the simulator themselves.Aki Hagiwara, a public relations manager at the hotel, said it cost about 10 million yen ($92,000) to outfit the room. While she was unwilling to disclose sales figures, she said the hotel has gotten positive reaction from enthusiasts.

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Tokyu Hotels was founded in January 2001 as a hotel management company by Tokyu Group, one of Japan's corporate leaders, to expand its primary transportation enterprise. Since then, we’ve established a vast nationwide network of optimal access, with 46 urban sites comprising over 12,400 guestrooms.
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