Member Spotlight – Ciara Blount, Origami Tours

We chatted recently with the charming Ciara Blount who works with Origami Tours (Eighty Days), an established tour operation business with a unique focus on the presenting the beautiful and under appreciated regions of Japan to her clients. Ciara is a valued Office Suites Club member and her website can be found here.

So tell us about yourself and what led you to set up in business ?

Our mission is to develop tourism in under appreciated regions of Japan with an aim to help stimulate economic activity and promote the exchange of culture and ideas. We envision a world in which tourism can promote positive change for both travelers coming from afar and the locals who welcome them.

What are the types of services that you you provide and what problems that you solve for your customers?

We offer unique experiences and design custom tours for visitors looking to explore fascinating and beautiful areas that have gone overlooked.

What is the most challenging aspect of running a business / working freelance?

It can be difficult in the beginning to establish direct connections with potential travelers, but we’ve found that, over time, word of mouth carries our name to the people searching for what we offer.

How do you stay inspired and motivated to run your business / work freelance?

Protect and respect every member of your team.

Share your hidden gem about Dublin

The New York-style pizza place called Bambino in Dublin near Asia Market – highly, highly recommended.

How can we get in touch with you?

Check out our website by clicking here