MyRealTrip partners with Ikyu for restaurant reservations in Japan.
Why It Matters: South Korean travel-tech startup, MyRealTrip, has partnered with Japanese platform Ikyu to simplify restaurant reservations in Japan for Korean tourists.
The partnership underscores a broader trend in tourism focused on improving the dining experience.
The Key Points
- New service: The "Japan Restaurant Reservation Service" will be launched as the first service of its kind from MyRealTrip.
- Variety of options: The service provides access to about 160 restaurants, including well-known ones such as Sushishin Tokyo and Sushi Miyakawa.
- Direct Booking: Through the MyRealTrip app and website, users can enter their reservation details and confirm bookings without contacting the restaurants.
- Existing Service: MyRealTrip has facilitated local restaurant bookings in Japan for the past four months. The partnership with Ikyu streamlines this process.
The Big Picture: The collaboration between MyRealTrip and Ikyu illustrates the evolving dynamics in the travel industry, especially in a post-pandemic world where local culinary experiences are gaining traction.