April 17, 2020
By Ashima Jain

It’s a fact that currently, people around the world are facing strict travel restrictions. Be it a business or leisure traveller, no one is allowed to make a trip. But how about a little encouragement for the time when everything comes back to normal. You can use this gift of time to think of ways to impress your event attendees. One way could be to surprise them with your unique choice of event venue. And so, we decided to bring you some inspiration. Today, we’re missing the authentic swiss hospitality served at the Swissotel Nankai, Osaka hotel.

As part of the Accor Group of hotels, Swissotel Nankai, Osaka is committed towards the safety and well-being of its guests. The hotel strongly recommends the travel guidance issued by the World Health Organisation to safeguard all its guests and employees. The property has also revised its policies to offer increased flexibility to all its guests. The global sales team at Swissotel Nankai, Osaka is working closely with event planners to support them during these unprecedented times.

Overview

Swissotel Nankai, Osaka is a premium five-star property of Accor Hotels. This 36-storey shiny hotel building features 546 rooms with Japanese luxury in its pure form. The high-rise upscale hotel offers incredible views of Osaka. The hotel is known for its discreet Alpine design, refined Japanese style, cutting-edge technology, modern amenities and renowned Swiss hospitality.

Swissotel Nankai Osaka has a lot of ‘firsts’ credited to its name. In 2015, when the number of foreign travellers in Osaka grew by 50%,  Swissotel Nankai Osaka became one of the first hotels to successfully tap into the demand created by travellers from abroad.

Here’s why Swissotel Nankai Osaka makes for the perfect venue for your future meetings and events:

Perfect Location

Swissotel Nankai Osaka sits calmly in the eye of Namba, Osaka’s most popular entertainment, shopping and dining district. Its location in the heart of the city centre gives it direct access to the airport, subway and bus stations for trips within Osaka and to other cities of Japan. It is the only hotel in Osaka to provide a direct train to Kansai International Airport – with a comfortable 35-minute ride on the Rapid Express Train to Nankai Namba Station situated just under the hotel itself. All major tourist attractions such as Kyoto, Nara and Kobe are situated in close proximity of the hotel. Osaka Castle, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN® and Osaka Aquarium are also just 20 minutes away.

Splendid Meeting Space

The spectacular meeting spaces make Swissotel Nankai Osaka an ideal venue for hosting conferences and events. The hotel boasts of 18 multi-function rooms, catering to all kinds of events big or small with the capacity to host 10 to 1,400 attendees. All the meeting rooms offer a full spectrum of conference requirements including the audio-visual technology. The magnificent Naniwa Grand Ballroom is the largest in southern Osaka and is perfect for hosting large conferences and special events. It offers the luxury of 1,120 square metres of versatile meeting spaces in different configurations to suit your needs and requirements.

Meetings and events are a key focus for Swissotel Nankai Osaka and to make the life of event planners easier, the hotel has invested into Cvent Passkey – a room block management software. This software allows event planners to easily upload rooming lists, reduce attrition risk and ensure that event attendees book their stay inside the event room block.

Delightful Culinary Experience

Swissotel Nankai Osaka is home to both Asian as well as international restaurants. Located on the topmost floor of the hotel is the Tavola36 signature restaurant. It serves international buffet breakfast, a lunch buffet with Italian specialities and the Mediterranean inspired à la carte & grill dinner menu, all with breathtaking views of Osaka. For relishing some authentic Chinese and Japanese cuisines, event attendees can head to the Empress Room and Hana-Goyomi respectively. For an interactive culinary experience, visit Minami restaurant to witness live preparation of the finest Japanese beef and the freshest seafood by skilled Teppanyaki chefs. SH’UN is the perfect place for event attendees to enjoy delicious tapas-style evening snacks with business associates after work. The hotel also features Swiss Gourmet – a takeaway outlet for guests and event attendees to grab some freshly brewed coffee, daily baked homemade bread, cakes, sweets and savouries as well as a selection of Swiss chocolate while on the go.

Fitness & Well Being Facilities

The hotel lays a lot of emphasis on fitness and well-being and thus, offers an in-house fitness centre –Pürovel Spa & Sport. It offers complete health, spa and fitness facilities, including a fully equipped gym, an exercise studio and indoor swimming pool. The fitness centre also features state-of-the-art equipment and a 3-lane swimming pool. The centre also comprises of five treatment rooms to indulge in a wide range of relaxing massages.

To know more about the hotel, visit Cvent Supplier Network

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Ashima Jain

Ashima started her writing career with a startup magazine where she wrote content for all its digital channels. During her journalism days, she has contributed stories for some of the top media houses. She has over 3 years of experience in communications and public relations where she was heavily invested in writing digital content for technology brands. When she takes a break from writing, she loves dancing, listening to music and being a globetrotter.
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