Miss Okinawa beauty queens promote August tourism events
July 29, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo
A variety of events will take place in Okinawa throughout “Tourism Month” in August, including “Tourism Day” on August 1. On July 28, the three Miss Okinawa beauty queens visited the Ryukyu Shimpo Office in Naha to promote the tourism events .
Takao Kadekaru, executive director of the Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB), said, “We want people to understand more the importance of Okinawa tourism. We would like them to enjoy events to be held in August.”
The Ten Thousand Eisa Dance Parade will be held in Naha Kokusai Street on August 2 and Hagoromo Festival is scheduled to be held at Seaside Park in Ginowan.
Miss Okinawa Sky Blue Ayami Machida said, “The OCVB has taken up “Utouimuchi (hospitality)” as this year’s theme for its tourism promotion strategy. We would like to boost the campaign to welcome many tourists.”
(English translation by T&CT)
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