Tokyo Packages Inspired by 'Lost in Translation'

Japan welcomes tourists enchanted by acclaimed film “Lost in Translation.” Film goers dazzled by the vision of Tokyo in director Sofia Coppola’s critically acclaimed new film Lost in Translation, starring Bill Murray, can now check into two Tokyo hotel packages inspired by the film. The new Oakwood Residence Aoyama is where director Sofia Coppola and her crew stayed during the Lost in Translation filming in Tokyo.
Oakwood is located in Tokyo’s creative hub, Aoyama, the heart of Tokyo’s fashion, music and art world. The Oakwood Residence offers beautiful suites complete with flat-screen TVs, all-cotton linens, silk pillows and high speed internet.  Each suite has its own kitchen and washer/dryer too. 
The property is adjacent to Omote-sando,  one of Tokyo’s favorite shopping streets. Oakwood’s bilingual front-desk staff help guide guests to the best of Japan.  Rates at Oakwood Residence Aoyama begin at ¥18,000/night (approx. US$150). 

Japan welcomes tourists enchanted by acclaimed film “Lost in Translation.” Film goers dazzled by the vision of Tokyo in director Sofia Coppola’s critically acclaimed new film Lost in Translation, starring Bill Murray, can now check into two Tokyo hotel packages inspired by the film. The new Oakwood Residence Aoyama is where director Sofia Coppola and her crew stayed during the Lost in Translation filming in Tokyo.
Oakwood is located in Tokyo’s creative hub, Aoyama, the heart of Tokyo’s fashion, music and art world. The Oakwood Residence offers beautiful suites complete with flat-screen TVs, all-cotton linens, silk pillows and high speed internet.  Each suite has its own kitchen and washer/dryer too. 
The property is adjacent to Omote-sando,  one of Tokyo’s favorite shopping streets. Oakwood’s bilingual front-desk staff help guide guests to the best of Japan.  Rates at Oakwood Residence Aoyama begin at ¥18,000/night (approx. US$150). 
 
The Park Hyatt Tokyo, where much of the film takes place, has launched a luxurious  “Lost in Translation Package” inviting travelers to, “Experience the energy, romance, and humor of a visit abroad with this special package, which mirrors the adventures of the film’s main characters (played by Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson).”   The five-night package in a Park Suite includes complimentary breakfast, shiatsu masage, free drinks and more. The package price is ¥530,000 (approximately $4,527) for double occupancy excluding tax and service charge.  Reservations can be made by calling 800.233.1234 or via http://www.tokyo.park.hyatt.com/
Park Hyatt Tokyo occupies the top 14 floors of the elegant 52 story Shinjuku Park Tower, located in one of Tokyo’s major business shopping and entertainment districts. Known for its dramatic architecture, stunning interiors, spectacular views, award winning restaurants, private art collection, and extensive library, Park Hyatt Tokyo’s 178 rooms and suites double as a serene retreat and efficient private office for the discriminating international traveler. 
 
Visitors may contact the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) for more information about the stunning locales glimpsed in the film.  JNTO may be reached via phone at 212-757-5641 (New York), 213-623-1952 (Los Angeles) or via the websites http://www.japantravelinfo.com/
 
JNTO is delighted to assist tourists interesting in locating the sites featured in the movie, including:

* The Park Hyatt Tokyo, including its Club on the Park spa, New York bar and Kozue restaurant
* Tokyo’s dynamic, neon-saturated shopping and nightlife in Shinjuku and Shibuya
* The shinsaken bullet train to Kyoto, the historic center of Japanese culture
* Historic temples located in both Tokyo and Kyoto
* The golf course which overlooks snowcapped Mt. Fuji

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