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Kyoto beguiles luxury hotel operators from Japan and abroad

Aman, Hyatt and Westin flock to the ancient capital ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Singapore’s Aman Resorts opened its third Japanese hotel in Kyoto on Nov. 1. 

KYOTO -- Kyoto is one of Japan's best-known tourist destinations and offers a number of choices for luxury accommodations.

But with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, more international and domestic operators of high-end hotels are opening properties in the ancient city as they vie for the business of well-heeled travelers from overseas.

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