As Director, Market Development - Asia, Tashima will be an integral part of bringing Outrigger's important Asia source market back as the continent continues to recover from the pandemic. She will work closely with the Vice President of Market Development to adapt Outrigger's approach to a post-pandemic market with enhanced consumer engagement and relevant account strategies, while working closely with Outrigger's Asia Global Sales & Marketing Representatives in Japan, Korea and China.
Tashima joined Outrigger with 10 years of sales and service experience, including at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and the former Pacific Beach Hotel. Since 2018, Tashima has been a standout sales and service performer with Outrigger's Waikiki Collection team as Group Sales Manager - Asia.
Tashima holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Travel Industry Management school at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and is fluent in Japanese with basic knowledge in Mandarin.