Hotel and Travel Information

Conference Venue

The main conference venue is Pacifico Yokohama (access). It is very close to multiple hotels, subway stations, and a shopping complex.

Accommodations

A limited number of rooms have been blocked at the following hotels.

1. Yokohama Grand Intercontinental

2. Yokohama Royal Park Hotel

3. Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu

4. Vista Premio Yokohama Minato-Mirai

Information on room rates, number of rooms blocked, cut-off dates, and cancellation policy will be added in the future.

Gala Dinner (June 17th, 2022, 6-9pm)

Gala DInner will take place in Yokohama Royal Park Hotel.

Travel Information

Yokohama is located 30 minutes from metropolitan Tokyo by road or rail. Yokohama is served by two major international airports: Haneda and Narita. It only takes 15 minutes by taxi or 24 minutes by limousine bus from Haneda Airport, and 90 minutes by limousine bus or train from Narita Airport.
 
From Haneda Airport
Transportation Options Frequency Approx. Time to Yokohama Cost
Limousine bus to Pacifico Yokohama Every 30 mins 35 mins JPY 720
Limousine bus to Yokohama station Every 5-10 mins 24 mins JPY 580
Train to Yokohama station Every 5-10 mins 20 mins JPY 480
Taxi to Yokohama - 15 mins JPY 5,800
 
From Narita Airport
Transportation Options Frequency Approx. Time to Yokohama Cost
Limousine bus to Pacifico Yokohama 6 times a day 100 mins JPY 3,600
Limousine bus to Yokohama station Every 15 mins 90 mins JPY 3,600
Train to Yokohama station Every 30 mins 90 mins JPY 4,290
Taxi to Yokohama - 70 mins JPY 25,000

Amenities and Places of Interest

Places near Yokohama:

1. Cruising on Yokohama Bay

The best way to enjoy the beautiful view of Yokohama is by cruising on Yokohama Bay. The “Royal Wing” is a floating Chinese restaurant on which you can enjoy the best in Cantonese cuisine. The “Marine Rouge/ Marine Shuttle” offers lunch, afternoon, and dinner cruises where you can enjoy French menus. The most traditional cruise will be on the “Yakata-bune” (an old-fashioned Japanese houseboat), serving Japanese tempura and sushi.

2. Yokohama Chinatown

The Chinatown in Yokohama is the world’s largest in scale. Over 500 establishments are clustered there, including restaurants offering all the major styles of Chinese cuisine and stores selling pastries, cooking ingredients, spices, and even clothing. Pass through any of the brilliantly colored gates, and    you will find yourself in a different world, one that is truly Chinese

3. Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan where modernity and tradition coexist. Tokyo offers a seemingly unlimited choice of food, shopping, entertainment, culture and activities to its visitors. The city is currently under significant reconstruction to accommodate a large amount of visitors to 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The famous fish market, for example, has been remodeled in Toyosu, which serve variety of foods. The city's history can be appreciated in districts such as Asakusa and in many excellent museums, historic temples and gardens. Contrary to common perception, Tokyo also offers a number of attractive green spaces such as the Imperial Palace and Meiji Shrine in the city center and within relatively short train rides at its outskirts.

4. Kamakura

A half-hour train journey will take you to the ancient Japanese capital of Kamakura (1184-1333). It played an important role in Japanese history as the place where the first shogunate government was established in 1192. Founded by the first shogunate, the historical Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine became Japan’s center of politics and culture in the 12th century. The Great Buddha is a bronze image depicting Buddha in a seated meditative pose. Its imposing stature of 11.4 meters (37.4 feet) in height and its unique expression made it world famous, and it is now a popular tourist spot.

Other areas:

5. Kyoto

Kyoto had been Japan’s capital and the emperor’s residence from 794 until 1868. Kyoto is the cultural and historical heart of the country. It is the best place in all Japan to experience traditional temples, shrines, gardens, shops, restaurants and more. It takes only two hours from Yokohama by taking the iconic bullet train (Shinkansen).

6. Osaka

Osaka is Japan’s second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo. Osaka was the economic center of Japan in the Edo period before Japan’s capital moved to Tokyo and it has been known as “the kitchen of the country,” where there are variety of local foods available even today. Osaka is about 50km away from Kyoto, or 30 mins by Shinkansen.


More information will be added as it becomes available.