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Regarding Measures Against COVID-19 for Our Taxi Service

Regarding Measures Against COVID-19 for Our Taxi Service

ALPICO GROUP has adopted a range of necessary precautions against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to maintain a safe, secured environment for our passengers and drivers. Please find out more about our prevention measures for our taxi services.

ALPICO Group’s Measures Against COVID-19 in our Hotels

ALPICO Group’s Measures Against COVID-19 in our Hotels

During the past few months, several of our hotels and in-house restaurants were closed due to COVID-19. Currently, our Western-style hotels Hotel Buena Vista and Ace Inn Matsumoto as well as our Japanese-style hotels Shoho and Suhaku have resumed operation. Our other hotels, Kamikochi Lemeista Hotel and Alpico Plaza Hotel, will reopen in late July.

To ensure a safe and clean environment in our hotels and prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are taking the following measures:

Regarding Measures Against COVID-19 for Long-distance Express Buses (Updated July 3)

Regarding Measures Against COVID-19 for Long-distance Express Buses (Updated July 3)

Thank you for using ALPICO Kotsu. While the emergency declaration has been lifted in all of Japan, we anticipate that COVID-19 (coronavirus) will be around for a longer time. Because we want to offer you transportation that you can use reassuringly, ALPICO Kotsu will gradually resume operation of long-distance express buses across the prefecture while being thorough with disinfection and sanitation management and taking the following measures in order to avoid the three C’s – closed spaces, crowded spaces and close-contact settings.

Nakasendo Hiking Tour & Narai-juku Post Town Sightseeing Bus

Nakasendo Hiking Tour & Narai-juku Post Town Sightseeing Bus

This sightseeing bus will bring you to discover “Narai-juku”, Japan’s longest post town, which has a 1 km-long townscape that looks as if you’ve slipped back in time to the Edo period. There are inns, souvenir shops, restaurants and more that make you feel the good old days, as well as museums, temples and other historic sights. It is a perfect one-day trip from Matsumoto!