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Travel: ‘Weird’ Japanese hotel run by robots eyes expansion

August 3, 2016 9:42 AM (UTC+8)

 

Henn Na hotel in Sasebo, Nagasaki.

(From Asia One)

Do not be alarmed when a dinosaur receptionist checks you in for your stay at the Henn Na hotel in Sasebo, Nagasaki.

Literally translated as “Weird Hotel”, this hotel has been living up to its name by being the first in the world to be staffed almost entirely by robots.  Since its opening in July 2015, the hotel has been praised by guests for its impressive technology, reported Japanese newspaper, Stripes Japan.

Henn Na hotel in Sasebo, Nagasaki.2

According to Japan website Newswitch, this futuristic technology enables Henn Na hotel to be manned by only three human staff. This is a stark difference from the 30 personnel they had previously. Today, the hotel has had so much success that two other hotels are in the process of being built in Japan and are set to open in the first half of 2017. Read more

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