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Discover Tokyo, Japan with AFAR Experiences

Travel Dates: November 8 - November 15, 2017

Discover Tokyo, Japan with AFAR Experiences

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Travel dates: Wednesday, November 8 - Wednesday, November 15, 2017

In collaboration with World of Hyatt, Andaz, and AFAR, MileagePlus members can use miles for an immersive trip to discover Tokyo, Japan. This curated four-night, three-day trip from November 10–13, 2017 offers an exclusive opportunity to dine with innovative chefs, discuss art with its curators, and learn from local experts who are ingrained in the fabric of Tokyo. Led by the travel visionaries and experts behind AFAR's award-winning experiential travel magazine, access to this group event is very limited.

You and your guest will fly United Polaris business class, arriving early enough to do some solo exploration. After three amazing days fully-immersed in some of the most creative and remarkable aspects of Japanese culture, you'll spend your final day relaxing at Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills' own urban retreat nestled in the heart of the city, AO Spa.

Bid now for a remarkable look at one of the world's most remarkable cities. 


This experience for two includes:

  • Roundtrip United Polaris business class airfare for two to Tokyo, Japan (NRT)
  • Ground transportation to/from the airport and hotel
  • Eight-day, seven-night hotel accommodations at the 5-star Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills 
    • Check-in: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 
    • Check-out: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 
    • Includes complimentary breakfast at Tavern Restaurant 
  • Access for two to experience AFAR Tokyo including:
    • Friday, November 10, 2017 
      • Welcome gathering on the rooftop of the Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills hotel including seasonal cuisine, a sake tutorial, and meet & greets with local artists, craftsmen and musicians.
    •  Saturday, November 11, 2017
      • Dine out with the locals
        • In small groups, experience Tokyo’s lively streets and vibrant neighborhoods in the company of a trusted local resident. 
      • Japanese tea ceremony
        • Experience the exquisite tradition of a Japanese tea ceremony in a private and idyllic setting at the renowned Nezu Museum.
    • Sunday, November 12, 2017
      • The art of design 
        • Kazuko Koike, one of the country’s leading cultural figures and most respected experts in contemporary creative life, will lead a fascinating discussion about the role of simplicity and usefulness in Japanese design culture.
      • Fukushima, six years later
        • Hear from Safecast, a globally revered citizen science project, on how the communities affected have recovered, what challenges still remain, and how open data technology has contributed to that recovery.
      • Visit a Shinto shrine
        •  At the historic Konno Hachiman-gu shrine in Shibuya, learn about Shinto, Japan’s indigenous religion and experience an ancient ritual and blessing by the resident Shinto priest.
    • Monday, November 13, 2017
      • Pop culture at Mori Art Museum
        • Take a deeper dive into the fascinating and fanciful world of Japanese pop culture phenomena through conversation with Mami Kataoka, chief curator of the contemporary Mori Art Museum, and Matt Alt, pop culture expert. 
      • Farewell celebration
        • Celebrate at the elegant and iconic Park Hyatt hotel, with private access to the renowned New York Bar and Grill. After cocktails and dinner, carry on with an after party at a local establishment where the sake will continue to flow, as you toast your journey with AFAR Tokyo
    • Tuesday, November 14, 2017


*The AFAR Tokyo Experience is a group event, with a maximum of 75 participants
*The winning MileagePlus member will be asked to sign up as a World of Hyatt member, if not already enrolled in the program.

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