Key initiatives of the six months ended September 30, 2018
Opened “Seibu Group in-house childcare center” to support employees taking on active roles in the workplace (November 1, 2018)
Invested in venture capital (VC) funds as a step for creating new business areas (July 27, 2018).
Urban Transportation and Regional
Conducted development of an elevated station building and accessway at Tama station on the Tamagawa Line (scheduled to be completed during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021)
Conducted renewal construction on Seibu-Shinjuku station and Hannō station (scheduled to be completed in March 2019).
Opened “SEIBU FITNESS emifit Saginomiya” (April 7, 2018)
Introduced MIRAI SPEAKER system as an initiative for barrier free sound (July 9, 2018).
Conducted trial testing of a system for detection of people falling between train and platform at Araiyakushi-mae station (July 21, 2018).
Major private railway companies(11 companies) launched a “private railway career train” scheme that involves exchanging human resources from each company on a reciprocal basis.
Hotel and Leisure
Decided on opening of the PRINCE VACATION CLUB membership hotel business (scheduled to open in July 2019). （PRINCE VACATION CLUB Villa Karuizawa Asama, PRINCE VACATION CLUB Karuizawa Asama, PRINCE VACATION CLUB Sanyo-so）
Renewal of large banquet hall and restaurant and construction of a new guestroom wing at Karuizawa Prince Hotel West (scheduled to open in stages from June 2020).
Relocation of club lounge and addition of new suite rooms at Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (scheduled to open in stages from December 2018).
Renovation of certain guest rooms and lobby at Shinagawa Prince Hotel Annex Tower (scheduled for renewal in summer of 2019).
Established “The Prince AKATOKI” luxury brand offered overseas by StayWell Holdings Pty Ltd
StayWell Holdings Pty Ltd to open Park Regis Arion in Jakarta, Indonesia and Park Regis Aveda in southern India.
Decided on “DaiyaGate Ikebukuro” for the building name of the Seibu Railway Ikebukuro Building (tentative name) (plan for rebuilding the Company’s former headquarters in Ikebukuro) (scheduled to open in spring of 2019).
Started sales of the condominium ENVIE-NÉ HŌYA.
Prince Waikiki was awarded the “2018 Certificate of Excellence” by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website.
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel was rebranded as the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, becoming a Westin Brand affiliate, after the full renovation (reopened in June 26, 2018).
Saitama Seibu Lions won the 22nd Pacific League title for the first time in ten years.
MetLife Dome area: Promote construction to develop into a ballpark complex (scheduled for completion in spring of 2021).
Started operations of the amphibious bus “NINJABUS WATER SPIDER” at Hakone Lake Ashinoko (April 27, 2018).