Kumiko Teruya

 

Okinawa English Tour Guide Hello!  I am Kumiko Teruya, an English-speaking tour guide in Okinawa.  I would like to welcome everybody with a heart of propriety.  I would love to see more foreign people become fans of Okinawa and Okinawan people through my guiding.  I have a lot of vitality and a good sense of humor.  I am looking forward to serving you soon!

Contact me:

kt_sound@ybb.ne.jp or right2dream880@ezweb.ne.jp

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* Local Licensed Guide for Okinawa (EN 00006)---December 2007
* Government Licensed English Tour Guide (EN 00035 – Okinawa ) ---January 2008
* TOEIC 970 --- March 2007
* TOEFL 587 --- February 2002

 

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, University of Maryland University College
(August 2005)
 

Work Experience:

June 30, July 2 to 3, 2009

Hawaiian-American Family Group 

Churaumi Aquarium → Tour around Ie Island → Toyama Kyuzo Statue → Okashi Goten → Manza-mo → Ryukyu Village → Shuri Castle → Himeyuri Monument & Museum → Peace Memorial Museum 

August 25, 2009

Costa Allegra Cruise 5-hour sightseeing course “Okinawa from the Past to the Present” (32 persons) 

Former Japanese Underground Headquarters → Shuri Castle → Kokusai Street & Makishi Public Market

May 19, 2009

Costa Cruise half-day sightseeing course (21 persons) 

 

February 26, 2009

1day sightseeing bus tour for a company (16 persons) 

Bankoku Shinryokan Hall → Busena Resort Beach → Underwater Observatory → “Okinawa Shokudo” Restaurant → Shuri Castle → Himeyuri Monument & Museum → Okinawa Outlet Mall Ashibina

 

December 7, 2008 

1day sightseeing tour for vice president of a German travel agent by OCVB

Churaumi Aquarium → “Ufuyama” restaurant → Shuri Castle → Public Market → Tsuboya Pottery Street

 

December 12, 2008

1day sightseeing bus tour (24 persons) for a company

Churaumi Aquarium → Himeyuri Monument → Shuri Castle

 

November 8 to November 12, 2008

Tie-up project organized by JNTO(Japan National Tourist Organization) and OCVB(Okinawa Conventions & Visitors Bureau) for American Writer of Guidebook on Japan 

Shuri Castle → Shikina Garden → Ryusen (Bingata Factory) → Tsuboya Pottery Street → Public Market → Kokusai Street → Churaumi Aquarium → Nakijin Castle → Underwater Observatory → Peace Memorial Museum → Himeyuri Peace Memorial Monument & Museum → Okinawa World → Prefectural Museum & Art Museum → Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters → Awamori “Chuko” → Kume Island (Uezu Castle → Hate no Hama Beach → Tatami Stone → Bade House → Sea Turtle Museum → Goeda no Matsu → Hiyajo Banta → Kumejima tsumugi 

 

June 15, 2008 

Tie-up project organized by JNTO(Japan National Tourist Organization) and OCVB(Okinawa Conventions & Visitors Bureau)  Yokoso! Japan Travel Mart 2008 Spring (5 travel agents from Asia) 

Interpreter for Briefing on Outline and Tourism of Okinawa

Shuri Castle → Prefectural Museum

 

June 1 to June 3, 2008

Tie-up project organized by JNTO(Japan National Tourist Organization) and OCVB(Okinawa Conventions & Visitors Bureau) for German Writer of Medical-related Magazine

“Daikon no Hana” restaurant → Shuri Castle → Shikina Garden → Kokusai Street (Makishi Public Market) → “Sui Tenro” restaurant → “Nuchimasu” factory visit → “Kanna Thalasso” → Ogimi Village → Bashofu Museum → Churaumi Aquarium → Nago Michi-no-eki 

 

May 1 to May 7, 2008 

Tie-up project organized by JNTO(Japan National Tourist Organization) and OCVB(Okinawa Conventions & Visitors Bureau) for Writer of Michelin Guide Book

Nakamura Residense → Nakagusuku Castle → Southeast Botanical Garden → Security Treaty Hill → Bise Fukugi Avenue → Ie Island → Churaumi Aquarium → Oceanic Culture Center → Emerald Beach → Nakijin Castle → Minna Island → Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters → Peace Memorial Park → Seifa Utaki → Zanpa Cape → Shikina Garden → Kokusai Street → Makishi Public Market → Yachimun Pottery Street → Tsuboya Pottery Museum → Fuenu Climing Kiln → Yaeyama Museum →  Miyara Dhunchi  → Tojin Baka  → Kabira Bay  →

Tour around Iriomote Island  → Tour around Taketomi Island

 

 

 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA