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Brief of company

We are proud to be a Japan- specialist travel company with the head office in Tokyo and contact office in Canada. Offshore office in Hanoi, Vietnam services as a support office in undertaking efficient business operations in Marketing, IT and FIT enquiry. Our company is managed by veteran team of Travel professionals with true passion for Japan, who genuinely believes in cultivating sustainable business practice. We are passionate about what we do and our mission is to spread the “Beauty of Japan” to the world and bring an extraordinary experience of Japanese culture in a responsible way.

We hope to share our genuine local experience, and our everyday inspiration to live and breathe Japan by crafting a rewarding journey for you. Flawless nationwide network with local stakeholders, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides, coupled with a passionate internal team, we believe you'll have an unforgettable travel experience while traveling with Beauty of Japan Tours.

Meet Our Team

Pankaj Pradhan
Group CEO & FOUNDER

20 years of hands on experience in Tourism industry in Asia. Started the humble beginning as a Tour Leader in 2001. Over the period, held several executive management positions for well respected Travel Companies in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Indian Subcontinent. Specialized in setting up successful Destination Management Companies.

Pankaj spends most of his time traveling across Europe to develop and nurture strong connection with international trade partners, and also promoting the tourism prospect about Japan, which he loves and is passionate about.
After spending sometime in Japan, traveling across the country, working with the locals, and being part of day to day life, he is thrilled to have discovered the real beauty of Japan and her stunning diverse culture. And, very excited to share this passion with trade partners.

He has travelled across 30 countries in the world and wishes to visit 50 countries in the next 10 years. 

Pankaj Pradhan
Group CEO & FOUNDER

20 years of hands on experience in Tourism industry in Asia. Started the humble beginning as a Tour Leader in 2001. Over the period, held several executive management positions for well respected Travel Companies in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Indian Subcontinent. Specialized in setting up successful Destination Management Companies.

Pankaj spends most of his time traveling across Europe to develop and nurture strong connection with international trade partners, and also promoting the tourism prospect about Japan, which he loves and is passionate about.
After spending sometime in Japan, traveling across the country, working with the locals, and being part of day to day life, he is thrilled to have discovered the real beauty of Japan and her stunning diverse culture. And, very excited to share this passion with trade partners.

He has travelled across 30 countries in the world and wishes to visit 50 countries in the next 10 years. 

Mizue Takagi
Japan Representative Director

CEO & Founder
Proud Works Co.,Ltd.

MBA, University of Wales,
Experienced Hotel and Travel industry over 30 years.
Hilton Osaka, Hyatt Regency Osaka as Director of Sales & Marketing, i.JTB as Strategic Marketing Director to established inbound website ‘JAPANiCAN&;, Director of Sales at Abilitas Hospitality under Goldman Sachs group, VP,business development at AGORA Hospitalities to improve Hotel and Ryokan business performance.
Established Proud Works Co.,Ltd. in March 2019 as well as Hotel Marketing support company as HRM Inc. in 2018.

Demi Akemi
Reservation/ Operations Executive

Akemi used to work as a store manager at a Japanese tea shop. She recommended tea gifts according to customer's preference, and taught them how to make Japanese tea. Afterwards, she worked at a medical conference, where Akemi planned and prepared for many seminars. She loves supporting and planning for people! The beauty of four seasons, delicious cuisine, wonderful culture and unique traditional crafts of Japan has motivated her to be a member of travel industry. In her daily life, she likes finding small treasures (good restaurants, place, store, etc.) to introduce to our clients.

Shun Ito
Product Development & Operation Executive

Shun Ito is our national Tour Leader in Japan. He graduated from a vocational college in Tokyo in March 2018. During the two year 2018 - 2019, he had led about 20 tours for Beauty of Japan Tours, most of them are from the Netherlands/ Europe. Hiroshima is Ito's hometown, where he is proud of having both side of the history: tragic experience from the World War II; and the traditional culture of temples and shrines. In addition, Ito enjoy leading the group cycling in Kibi Plain. Regardless the weather and other condition, everyone enjoys the cycling, which makes him glad. The area has not only historical sightseeing spots, but also beautiful flowers and greeneries according to the season.

Linh Dang Nhat
Marketing Executive

After graduating in 2013, majoring in Commerce, Linh realized her enthusiasm was about supporting tourists to find the authentic travel experience and connecting with the local community in Vietnam. She had worked as Marketing & Business Strategic Development Executive for an inbound travel company for one year, Hotel Coordinator Executive of a Vietnamese OTA for two years before joining in Beauty of Japan Tours. With her existing knowledge about marketing and continuous development in knowledge about Japan, she hope to bring out the best of Japan to tourist all around the world.

Trang Vuong Huyen
Sales Executive

Graduated Bachelor of Travel Management in 2017 at the accredicted Vietnam National University, Trang has been nuturing her passion for travelling ever since. She has been visited 11 countries namely Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Specilized in Japan market for more than 3 years  in which she has found such special attraction to the country's cultural long-lasting values, Trang conducted two field trips last year with the aim to offering the most extraodinary experience to the clients. To her, Japan's most uniqueness is the contrast between the glorious past and the promising furture. Trang believes her pleasure is to create the most unforgettable journey in Japan with all her humble knowledge.

Noriyuki Aramaki
Tour Operator & Hotel Reservation Executive

Aramaki has been working in travel industry for a long time as travel consultant and customer service staff for overseas travel agents. He used to focus on his job but soon he realize the brilliance of Japan during his time in Nagoya, after observing the beauty of Shirakawa-go, ninja town Iga, historical trail Kumano Kodo and Okuoikojo station. Needless to say, in his heart, Japanese hospitality and cuisine are second to none. He loves travelling on his own, and also being a part of tours. Aramaki believes that providing good travel service is our duty to satisfy customers.

Yoshimi Nagai
Hotel & Ryokan sales executive

Initially I worked at InterContinental Geneva. After returning to Japan, as an outbound tour coordinator, I was impressed by the beautiful scenery and encounters with various hotels in interesting cities such as Central Europe, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, North Africa, Australia, North America and South America. After that, I was in charge of sales at Hilton, Hyatt, Swissotel, and Nikko hotels in Japan. Even now, we provide domestic hotel sales support through my connection.
My hobbies are sea fishing (targeting big fish from the shore) and orchards (planting various trees at my parents' house in Ayabe City, Kyoto Prefecture). I am looking forward to seeing you all.
 

Lediana Firmansyah
FIT Reservation & Operations Executive

During Lediana's university time, she had an experience being a volunteer In Thailand & Indonesia, where she taught English to high school kids in rural areas. She also did an internship in Bank Central Asia, where her responsibility is to learn how to develop small to medium size businesses. After graduation, she started working in an international remittance company in Japan as Sales & Marketing Associate for 1.5 years. Lediana loves traveling and she has been to many prefectures in Japan. She fell in love with Japanese culture & nature since her first time being here in 2014. Lediana would like to share her passion and experience with foreign tourists that want to travel to Japan. Since the country has many things to offer, she believe creating a personalized tour that satisfy our clients is not a difficult task.

Miho Agatsuma
Tour Guide/ Tour Leader

Miho Agatsuma is a Guide/ Tour Leader of Beauty of Japan Tours. Agatsuma believes that Japan's beautiful and rich nature makes people relax, meanwhile the country contemporary culture makes us rich in offering. Each and every prefecture of Japan&;s 47 prefectures has its different characters and charms such as in their cuisine and customs. However, they all have one thing in common - Japanese hospitality, it can be witnessed everywhere, from the restaurants, hotels to tourist sites. Agatsuma respects each person's interests and travel styles, and suggest the place and activity that suit clients the best. She is in love with the idea of travelling to beautiful nature place in Japan, enjoy a hot springs bath (onsen) while looking at the superb view of nature with a cup of sake, which is also her recommendation for your trip to Japan! Onsen is the best for recovering from fatigue and improving health.

Kiyoshi Jinno
Tour Guide

Kiyoshi Jinno is our guide in Kyoto, Fukuoka and other surrounding cities. He believes that guides are not merely ‘interpreters' of Japan, but passionate assistants of clients' experiences in the country. As a professional tour guide, he is honored to entertain them as a ‘private diplomat'. Jinno is eager to discover clients' interest, and customize the tour as flexible as possible within the original itinerary, such as propose the region's photogenic destinations, connect with local experience, local specialty restaurants, etc. Meet him in Fukuoka city for enjoying cuisine at traditional Yatai izakayas, or fresh and reasonable price sushi at local places. Cycle with him on the scenic Kibiji-plain to feel the breeze of the Japanese countryside. Join him in the ‘Real Maiko encounter walking' in Kyoto are recommended must-have experiences by Kiyoshi Jinno himself.

Asako Onishi
Tour Guide

Asako Onishi is Beauty of Japan Tours guide in Japan&;s former capital Kyoto. Onishi is proud to show you her unique country with beautiful nature, history, ancient tradition fused with modern life, with a wide variety of delicious food. She treasures every moment with her clients, serves them with her best hospitality to make clients trip unforgettable, just like the cultural concept “ICHI-GO, ICHI-E”, which means “Treasure every encounter, for it will never recur”. Onishi has profound knowledge of Japanese gardens, wooden structures, history, cuisine and culture in general. She recommends clients to experience: Kyoto's Japanese style gardens, hot springs, tea ceremony, sake, soba noodles, Japanese rice crackers snacks: sembei or okaki, okonomiyaki, and omurice… once they have a chance to visit Japan. She is eagerly waiting to welcome the clients to Japan and provide unforgettable experiences.

Yuichiro Nakano
Tour Guide

Yuichiro Nakano is a national licensed tour guide working with us for several years, assisting our clients from Europe and United States. Previously, Nakano had spent 20 years working overseas, and that's how he got to meet many friends, business partners from various countries, got familiar with various cultures. From his perspective, Japan in the country's over 1000 years of history, has been doing its best in keeping traditions with modern culture coexist. Nowadays, there are many tangible and intangible assets of Japan&;s tradition remain. Not to mention that each region in Japan has their unique lifestyle continuing for hundreds of years, such as cuisine, handicrafts, festivals and distinguished nature beauty in different seasons. Nakano is delighted to be not a tour guide, but a reliable friend of your in your sake experiences, or trip to holy land of anime – Akihabara, Ikebukuro, Japanese pub – Izakaya, Shinjuku… which are his recommendations.

​Emiko Kamoshita
Tour Guide

Emiko Kamoshita has been working as a tour guide for 8 years. Since she has been living in Tokyo for a long time, she is our guide for Tokyo and the surrounding regions. In her eyes, Tokyo is an incredibly large city with extremely complicated train system, though highly efficient and handy once you get used to. Kamoshita is always catching up with latest info & events around this bustling city. She enjoys assisting international clients. Her motto is to make clients assured, excited, happy during their trips with her. Kamoshita is passionate to keep clients interest by being informative through good conversation sharing them about numerous aspects like history, culture, tradition, economy, education, custom, life style... An experienced, friendly guide that will introduce you to Japanese sake & wine, tea ceremony, sumo, Japanese history; and various attractions around Tokyo.

​Tadashi Miyamoto
Tour Guide

Tadashi Miyamoto is our guide in Chugoku District and Shikoku Island. He is based in Hiroshima, the city famous for being largely destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II but successfully resurrected. Miyamoto strong points are historical heritages in this area, such as castles, feudal lord gardens, shrines, temples. He is seen active in showing clients these places together with the related historical and cultural background. To Miyamoto, Japan has a long history and each of those heritages is positioned as a part of it. As he spent several years in Germany, he speaks a little German..He believes that the different foods in this area offers additional enjoyment in the tour. His must-try recommendations are: Hiroshima style okonomiyaki, fresh oyster and eel congee; skipjack tuna in Kochi; udon noodle in Takamatsu. Also, traditional Kagura play is also not to be missed for those who stay overnight on Saturday in Hiroshima.

Chieko Horiuchi
Tour Guide

Chieko Horiuchi is the guide in Tokyo. Since, Tokyo is her home town, she spends her leisure time visiting new restaurants and shopping around the city center. She loves Japanese cuisine including ramen, yakitori, tempura, sushi…and it's her desire to share those experiences with clients. In addition, Tokyo walking tour is another Horiuchi's favorite tour, where she promise to take clients to not only Tokyo highlight, popular but also less-touristic destinations. She also enjoy special tours like mountain walking in Nakasendo and Hakone. Once lived in Fukuoka, Kyushu, Horiuchi recommends Kyushu to the visitors to go hiking, and submerge at a healthy onsen bath.

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Address
8F KI Building, 2-2-14 Hamamatsucho, Minato-ku, 105-0013 Tokyo
TEL
+81 3 6659 9074
FAX
+81 3 6659 9075
E-mail
inquiry@beautyofjapantours.com
 
 

RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL

Every single members at Beauty of Japan Tours are passionate in practicing the basics of Responsible travel principle. It maybe small steps such as being mindful not to waste the energy at the office, using public and eco friendly transport that reflects in our itinerary suggestion, working alongside with the locals, promoting community based experience and many more.

We like to keep things fairly simple, easy to understand and practiced by us, partners and our guest alike. That is why, we believe in working hand to hand with hands on approach instead of creating multiple pages of policy and principles, which seems to be getting trendier in the Industry. Below is our illustration in how we embrace and translate Responsible travel at Beauty of Japan Tours.