Sacher Hotel, DWANGO can participate in Nagasaki IR
Austrian luxury accommodation brand Hotel Sacher intends to participate in the Nagasaki casino complex project (shown in an artist rendering), the prefecture’s integrated resort promotion division told GGRAsia.
Local authorities further confirmed that DWANGO Co Ltd – a subsidiary of the Japanese media and entertainment conglomerate Kadokawa Corp – also intends to operate a facility named “Japan House” in the proposed Nagasaki complex, the latter called integrated complex or “IR”. . The Japan House will have a theater offering entertainment and shows.
These topics were discussed at the prefectural assembly of the Nagasaki Prefecture Special Committee on Tourism, IR and Shinkansen held on December 16. “Shinkansen” is a reference to Japan’s high-speed rail system.
During the meeting on December 16, the committee also discussed with members of the prefectural assembly the draft district development plan, a preparatory phase for an IR. Nagasaki would like to build its hotel complex on the grounds of the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in the town of Sasebo, which is in the prefecture.
Nagasaki Prefecture has asked its private sector partner in the IR program, Casinos Austria International Japan Inc, to provide the names of the companies involved in the program. by the end of this month.
Casinos Austria has presented its plan to finance its JPY 350 billion ($ 3.09 billion) IR scheme until the end of January, according to the timetable mentioned by the Nagasaki prefecture government.
Nagasaki on Tuesday launched a period of written comments of the public concerning the draft of its District Development Plan concerning an Integrated Station (RI). The ability for the community to provide written feedback will continue until January 17.
In addition, formal public consultation hearings on the subject must begin. in February.