Day in the Life of a Japanese Hotel Worker

9 apr. 2021
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A Day in the life of a Japanese Hotel Worker in Tokyo. This is working life in Japan if you were to work in the hotel industry. In Japan, there’s a unique hospitality custom called OMOTENASHI. Directly translated, Omote meaning public face and nashi meaning nothing, combined it means services are always completely genuine and honest. Because it’s so deeply rooted in Japanese culture, the staff make extra efforts to provide guests with the best experience possible without expecting anything in return. We follow Yohei's work day in Tokyo from morning until evening .Yohei works as the assistant manager at APA hotel Shinjuku Gyoenmae. APA is one of the largest hotel chains in japan. APA hotel uniquely identify as a New Urban style hotel high Quality, High Functionally without all the unnecessary services providing all guests with a good night’s sleep, often mistaken as a Japanese business hotel, which are typically budget style hotels close to the train station, originally intended for Japanese salarymen traveling between cities for business. Often the rooms are smaller with bare amenities, single bed, desk, tv, refrigerator, unit bath and toilet. In Japan, tipping is not customary and in some ways can be awkward as it’s unexpected. It’s ingrained in Japanese culture to take pride in your work no matter at what level, so receiving a tip as an incentive to delivery the best service is viewed as unnecessary, all tying back to Omotenashi.
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    Paolo fromTOKYOPaolo fromTOKYOMaand geleden
    • Paolo i have been watching a lot of your videos lately cause i want to take my family to Tokyo hopefully next year. Your videos are great and have been really helpful. Keep up the good work.

      RKRK4 dagen geleden
    • You should do a Day in the life of a police officer!

      KingfishKingfish8 dagen geleden
    • Swag 😎

      bobo13 dagen geleden
    • Hi , Paolo I am from India i love your video i really like your video ..i would to love to see day in the life of Japanese government employees.. please make the video .

      roshan vermaroshan verma14 dagen geleden
    • Q 1

      nikita savaninikita savani20 dagen geleden
  • There's more commercials than content on NLworld !

    Roberts GallmoreRoberts GallmoreUur geleden
  • day in the life of the japanese royal family.

    Mark GonzalesMark Gonzales2 uur geleden
  • ᴵ'ᵐ ˢᵘᵇˢᶜʳᶦᵇᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵒⁿᵉ ʷʰᵒ ˢᵘᵇˢᶜʳᶦᵇᵉ ᴵ'ᵐ ˢᵘᵇˢᶜʳᶦᵇᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵒⁿᵉ ʷʰᵒ ˢᵘᵇˢᶜʳᶦᵇᵉ

    TheBloxburguyTheBloxburguy2 uur geleden
  • He should quit the guitar

    KitsuneKitsune6 uur geleden
  • So no one is going to mention that he looks like if John Mulaney was Japanese

    Viv LViv L10 uur geleden
  • Paulo I have to ask, how was he playing the guitar like that at night and was not worried about bothering the neighbors? Are the apartments sound proof? I am really curious! Thanks!

    Adam BassiounyAdam Bassiouny12 uur geleden
  • Dedicated employee! Wonderful work ethics!

    Adam BassiounyAdam Bassiouny12 uur geleden
  • Beautiful hotel! Great video! Thank you so much!

    Adam BassiounyAdam Bassiouny13 uur geleden
  • Please do a Day in the life of a caregiver / health worker

    Jhells FerrerJhells Ferrer19 uur geleden
  • My love for japanese❤

    Shaz KhanShaz Khan21 uur geleden
  • what if there was a fire and you dont speak japanese

    rojay lewinsonrojay lewinson21 uur geleden
  • Nunggu orand indo komen disini😀 Mana tau tertarik ama videonya😀

    siti aminahsiti aminah23 uur geleden
  • Please do more videos like this.. i really enjoyed it!!!

    gabbygabbyDag geleden
  • Okay. Where is the housekeeping?

    Rayhann 404Rayhann 404Dag geleden
  • My man needs respect for all that sanitizing

    yasi shokriyasi shokriDag geleden
  • :D

    KarlKarlDag geleden
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    Ebtisam ZaidanEbtisam ZaidanDag geleden
  • sa japan hindi marami ang worker sa philippines bakit ang dami worker hays..

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    Viktoriya MartyuninaViktoriya MartyuninaDag geleden
  • Hey is this Paolo a Filippino guy?

    AttractDirectAttractDirectDag geleden
    • @jeffchan7 yea? I thought so, he looks like.

      AttractDirectAttractDirect21 uur geleden
    • Yes, he is.

      jeffchan7jeffchan721 uur geleden
  • I have a feeling this is not what actually happening but they need to show off in front of the camera

    Not MentionedNot MentionedDag geleden
  • 8:49 “my life be like”

    Zack MinottiiZack MinottiiDag geleden
  • Must only be me but does Yohei just look like a Japanese Mulaney?

    FXFaxxFXFaxxDag geleden
  • Wow how many roles he have

    NO NENO NEDag geleden
  • if you care about house size and commuting time this guy is has it the best from the series!

    S SingS SingDag geleden
  • I could watch these all day. Thank you Paolo!

    MLMMLMDag geleden
  • He's like an Asian John Mulaney

    何2 dagen geleden
  • those are very nice set of guitars he have.

    Just MønikaJust Mønika2 dagen geleden
  • most civilised society

    Lshj88Lshj882 dagen geleden

    TylerFoundaCondom42TylerFoundaCondom422 dagen geleden
  • Anyone cont me from japan boy 20 age W/apps 00923202643933 Wel come Nice video

    Muhammad AslamMuhammad Aslam2 dagen geleden
  • APA Hotel Shinjuku Gyoenmae is nice coz it's just a stone throw away from the huge Shinjuku Park ( as the name indicates : Gyoen= Park, Mae= in front of). However, my personal favourite is APA Hotel Kabukicho as it has a rooftop rotenburo. A real rooftop rotenburo in the middle of Tokyo !!

    Sumida RyogokuSumida Ryogoku2 dagen geleden

    Muhammad QasimMuhammad Qasim2 dagen geleden
  • Can a black girl work in Japan?

    Monday HappinessMonday Happiness2 dagen geleden
  • Love how versatile this guy was🙌🏽

    Jay IllestJay Illest2 dagen geleden
  • When I was in college we made an mistake checking into motel 8, there were shit stains on the side of the toilet gross. This is heaven

    David CHRW DavidDavid CHRW David2 dagen geleden
  • Brilliant clip! Insightful yet not excessively intrusive. Thumbs up! 👍👍

    sunrayz81sunrayz812 dagen geleden
  • Parking lot 👁️ 👄 👁️

    アリソンアリソン2 dagen geleden
  • Y’all talk about Japanese employees and how happy and hard working they are but must not know they have a high suicide rate from working

    devonte mullinsdevonte mullins2 dagen geleden
  • did you say damn?

    luvlgs1luvlgs12 dagen geleden
  • 'Assistant manager cleaning' wow that's very good to see.

    FUñK the SPAMMERSFUñK the SPAMMERS2 dagen geleden
  • watching these videos, i really miss the sights and sounds and most importantly the food in Japan. I really wanna travel so badly now :')

    Yong Kang LiewYong Kang Liew3 dagen geleden
  • Japanese have such a great work ethic. It looks like a nice place to work :)

    BlueberryRazzBlueberryRazz3 dagen geleden
  • I definitely go to this hotel next time!

    nantaphon leerungruangnantaphon leerungruang3 dagen geleden
  • If he is an assistant manager why is he inspecting the rooms ,cleaning , checklist?.. the rooms are inspected by floor supervisor , the cleaning are done by the (GRA or housekeeping department) , And (checklist and caring guest to room are done by the *bell* *boy*..

    Chandu ManralChandu Manral3 dagen geleden
  • I feel like Japan's working atmosphere, and our country working atmosphere is pretty much different in lot of areas. e.g. In our country, the main staff aren't responsible for the cleaning duties, there's specific sanitary staffs present in all offices.

    Partha Sarathi SahooPartha Sarathi Sahoo3 dagen geleden
  • hotel work seems pretty good tbh

    Josh StudioJosh Studio3 dagen geleden
  • Please do a professional kitchen video ❤️ love from Srilanka!

  • Damn, my assistant manager wouldn't clean the field where he work, he just come, if it dirty, he came to me, and ask me to clean his shit 🙈

    corn Tallcorn Tall3 dagen geleden
  • Awesome!

    Travis GouldTravis Gould3 dagen geleden
  • Maaan, I could never work in Japan. Amazing customer service without a tip sounds like a huge no no to me

    Luis Garcia BarronLuis Garcia Barron3 dagen geleden
  • so weird. By day he's a very rigid well mannered ahrd working assistant manager. After work, he's a talented creative musician/partier. Such different lives.

    ScruffyGamingScruffyGaming3 dagen geleden
  • Dammm he plays really good .

    Edward EscalanteEdward Escalante3 dagen geleden
  • You know what else is a hotel, ijn Yamato

    Overly FatmanOverly Fatman3 dagen geleden
  • The parking garage reminds me off Tokyo drift 😹

    Sun VesselSun Vessel3 dagen geleden
  • I love Japan and Japanese. I’m so happy that found this channel, thank you Paolo.😍🧚‍♀️🙏

    Lee LLee L4 dagen geleden
  • Okay I'm sorry but he's adorable

    Toni MToni M4 dagen geleden
  • I did the same job as the assist manager for 2 months and hated every second of it. Made me jump into tech, which I ❤️ Seeing this guys pride in his work just reminds me we all find joy in different things. It’s ok to be weird. Just respect the other peoples weirdness and we’ll all have fun. ... great vid bro

    HypotemusedHypotemused4 dagen geleden
  • Great content as always!

    KualdirKualdir4 dagen geleden
  • Jesus Christ died on the cross for our sins and resurrected to Heaven three days later. Whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life!

    tietokonetietokone4 dagen geleden
  • i hate to see cigarettes' bud on the street floor.

    li Boyli Boy4 dagen geleden
  • i will go there on 2023 when covid settled

    li Boyli Boy4 dagen geleden
  • still waiting for video of a day of a japanese car parts retailer worker

    li Boyli Boy4 dagen geleden
  • japanese guy - 1.30 hrs from bed to leaving house. me - 6mins. from bed to leaving the house.

    li Boyli Boy4 dagen geleden
  • Oh no ! That same alarm sound...

    saurav basusaurav basu4 dagen geleden
  • 7:10 Japanese are so polite that they can tell what they like about the job while wiping the floor on their knees.

    Kerem ArmanKerem Arman4 dagen geleden
  • works at the hotl as an assistant manager and still pays for the food, why?

    rsvnrsvn4 dagen geleden
  • Japanese people are very work-oriented

    MilhouseMilhouse4 dagen geleden
  • Japan's customer service is very good and they work hard

     Belinda Rebo  ( share Japan Tour ) Belinda Rebo ( share Japan Tour ) 4 dagen geleden
  • wowoowowowow

    NearnNearn4 dagen geleden
  • Japan is the third largest economic power in the world, I am not surprised that everything is so perfect and clean

    ENIGMAENIGMA4 dagen geleden
  • I enjoy the leadership role - said on his knees cleaning up spilled curry.

    T B88T B885 dagen geleden
  • japanese have stupid hairstyles

    zswder21zswder215 dagen geleden
  • I work in this industry as well, but this is on next level

    Zeljko1977Zeljko19775 dagen geleden
  • I hope hotels in my country do the same thing, always love what Japanese people did on its job.

    hanhan5 dagen geleden
  • Spotless

    Lacoste1212Blanc 1212Lacoste1212Blanc 12125 dagen geleden
  • This is such an interesting video. It shows me the life clips of the Japanese society. It makes me wanna visit Japan sometime! Thank you very much for sharing your life with us!

    ­손 봉 | 서울 국제학부­손 봉 | 서울 국제학부5 dagen geleden
  • Request "Day in the life japanese farmer " 😊

    rizal fahlawirizal fahlawi5 dagen geleden
  • While assistant manager in my country are always inside her office.doing nothing but watching NLworld

    Gangchu강추Gangchu강추5 dagen geleden
  • It's funny to see the "Chorei" cause in my first language we usually use this as " I cried " 😁

    JoeゾョシマーJoeゾョシマー5 dagen geleden
  • *shows his skirt* AMOGUS

    NikonJrNikonJr5 dagen geleden
  • Don't be shy, drop the album Yohei

    MrOuji89MrOuji895 dagen geleden
  • Wow!looks like in japan everything is okay.seems to be the wonderland of real life!wtf

    Beatriz AlvesBeatriz Alves5 dagen geleden
  • The style of life they enjoy will never apply in my country

    Killswitch aliKillswitch ali5 dagen geleden
  • All I could think about was the acne his mask was obviously causing around the upper edge of the mask. Someone needs to invent a quick way to Sanitize masks to prevent skin issues

    Suzie DunnSuzie Dunn5 dagen geleden
  • whydont they have more black people in japan.. are they racist?

    Juan Shaft PatelJuan Shaft Patel5 dagen geleden
    • No, Juan.

      gigachadgigachad5 dagen geleden
  • Do a doctor next!

    Brandon GriggsBrandon Griggs5 dagen geleden
  • He's so cute, keep up the good work :)

    bustednebsbustednebs5 dagen geleden
  • how about "day in the life of a Japanese Doctor" please? thanks!

    foxfiremozillafoxfiremozilla5 dagen geleden
  • There is lot to learn in day to day life Thanks Paolo🙏🙏🙏 ;)

    kstbh 07kstbh 075 dagen geleden
  • I thought hotel workers in Japan were robots.

    Robot crobotRobot crobot6 dagen geleden
  • Seems like his apartment allows for instrument playing!

    张宗浩张宗浩6 dagen geleden
  • Pretty amazing that the assistant manager not only cleans the ground outside (not common in US) and also doing the fire drills like that. Very cool.

    GuhrizzlybaireGuhrizzlybaire6 dagen geleden
  • Amazing!!!

    Adit JatarAdit Jatar6 dagen geleden
  • Wait so where is cleaner ??

    JawkhlanJawkhlan6 dagen geleden
  • Japan has one of the world’s most elaborated garbage disposal systems. 🇯🇵🇯🇵🇯🇵

    Maan Tut’s AdventuresMaan Tut’s Adventures6 dagen geleden
  • All sounds great, but we should get all these people girlfriends and boyfriends, they'll be much happier ... wait ... hum....

    Melvin UdalMelvin Udal6 dagen geleden
  • That's inspired me alot.. Thank you Paolo... I just subscribed your Channel.. I hope after I returned back to Cambodia I'll practice how Japanese worker do....

    Phoung BorasyPhoung Borasy6 dagen geleden