The Capitol Hotel Tokyu Appoints New General Manager, Takahiro Sueyoshi

TOKYO, JP. April 27, 2017 - As of April 1, 2017, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu appointed Takahiro Sueyoshi as its general manager.

Sueyoshi joined Tokyu Corporation in 1985, and after his involvement with culture school and sports club projects, completed the summer school of a marketing course at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.

In 1997, he was involved with the opening of the Pan Pacific Hotel Yokohama, and after working in marketing and personnel, and as director of the general affairs department of the hotel, he was appointed Vice President of Mauna Lani Resort on the island of Hawai'i. On his return to Japan, he was appointed the general manager of Tokyu hotels across Japan, and in 2015, was appointed the executive director and marketing director of the Tokyu Hotels Co., Ltd. Upon his inauguration as general manager of The Capitol Hotel Tokyu, Sueyoshi said: "I would like to strive to create hotels that remain in the memories of our customers by taking advantage of my 20 years of experience in hotels."

Even in his personal life, he loves traveling, dining out and visiting hotels, and seeks to find "new inspirations and essences of hospitality" through them.

In the past several years, he has been giving lectures on the allure of the hospitality business and career development at universities throughout Japan, including the University of Tokyo and Hokkaido University, with a wish to nurture human resources for the hotel industry.

About The Capitol Hotel Tokyu

Whilst the hotel prides itself on its superb location with direct access from the Kokkai Gijido-mae and Tameike-Sanno subway stations, its calm ambience lets one forget the hustle and bustle of the city as it is surrounded by the lush greenery of Hie Shrine. The hotel contains 13 guest suites, 251 guest rooms, a variety of restaurants and bars, and a pastry boutique. It is the only hotel in the world which delivers "ease" from daily life to guests from across the globe, with a refined Japanese-style discipline.

Contact:

Seiko Nagai (Ms.), Misa Kawabe (Ms.)

Marketing

capitol-h.mk@tokyuhotels.co.jp

+81-3-3503-0109

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