Hawaii's Aqua Hotels and Resorts Announces Promotions

Aqua Hotels & Resorts recently announced the recent promotions of Karishma Chowfin to Sales Manager and James Odo to Director of Sales – Asia.

Karishma Chowfin
Most recently Contract Sales Manager, Chowfin has been promoted to Sales Manager where she handles local and North American sales efforts.

Chowfin comes to Aqua with many years of experience in hotel sales and operations including sales manager at ResortQuest Waikiki Beach Hotel and Senior Hotel Assistant Manager/Assistant Reception Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort.
Chowfin received her B.S.B.A. in Travel Industry Management from Hawaii Pacific University.
James Odo
As Director of Sales – Asia, Odo oversees day-to-day sales and revenue efforts for Aqua’s Japan and other Asia business.
Prior to joining Aqua in 2005 Odo was partner in a consulting company which promoted Aqua Hotels to the Japan market.  He also held positions as senior sales manager for Aston Hotels and Resorts, assistant operations manager with Japan Amenity Travel dba Leisure Tours, one of the largest Northwest Airlines wholesalers for Japan and as operations manager with ANA Hallo Tours where he helped re-open tour operations for their Honolulu branch office.  Most recently, Odo was Assistant Director of Sales – Asia for Aqua Hotels & Resorts.