Tokyo-based Loco partners, the startup that operates Japanese luxury inn and hotel booking site Relux, announced today that it has fundraised 330 million yen (about $3.1 million) from Recruit Holdings and others. Using the funds, the company plans to expand recruitment of business development representatives and system engineers. ...continue reading ...
The Bridge 9/5/2014 [en]
- Relux focuses on in-bound tourists with 9 more languages than Japanese available. It is expected to have foreign tourists increasing towards Tokyo Olympic, so there will be great opportunity for Relux to grow. Interesting part of the investment is that Recruit also runs one of the largest hotel booking services in Japan. Do they complement each other?