Dorchester Collection scales new heights in Japan’s tallest building

The Torch Tower property is a key component of redevelopment in the heart of Tokyo’s city centre.
The Torch Tower property is a key component of redevelopment in the heart of Tokyo’s city centre.

Luxury hotel group Dorchester Collection will open its first hotel in Asia Pacific on the upper floors of Torch Tower, the tallest building in Japan.

The Dorchester Collection currently comprises nine iconic hotels in London, Paris, Milan, Rome, and Los Angeles.

The Torch Tower property – a key component of redevelopment in the heart of Tokyo’s city centre – will be managed for owners Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Century Corporation. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2028.

The hotel will offer a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay, the city centre, as well as of Mt. Fuji.

Next year the company will open its first hotel in the Middle East, The Lana, Dubai.

Christopher Cowdray, chief executive, Dorchester Collection, said, “This new hotel will become a beacon for Japan’s ultra-luxury hotel landscape and set new benchmarks.

“World-class architects will inspire with their symbolic design torch concept, lighting up not only the future of Tokyo and Japan but also the world.”

The current Dorchester Collection portfolio includes the following hotels: The Dorchester, London; 45 Park Lane, London; Coworth Park, Ascot, UK; Le Meurice, Paris; Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan; Hotel Eden, Rome; The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills; Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles and The Lana, Dubai (opening 2023).

 

Source: https://www.travelweekly-asia.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Dorchester-Collection-scales-new-heights-in-Japans-tallest-building?