Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 4, 2008
Casto Travel, Inc. announced the hiring of James Kareka as Vice President of Global Sales. He will be responsible for Casto's global sales and account management for corporate travel and concierge services.
"We are lucky to have someone of James' expertise and background come on board," said Marc Casto, President and COO of Casto. "James is a perfect fit for us as we rapidly expand our business. We plan to develop our corporate and concierge operations in the Bay Area and Sacramento in the coming year," said Marc Casto.
James comes to Casto from Classic Vacations where he served as the Business Development Manager. During his time there he worked directly with Casto's Vacation division. James has a long-standing relationship with Casto, which goes back five years when he originally joined Casto during the acquisition of Riser Group in 2003. James spent one year with Casto building the leisure division as the Director of Operations and then transitioned to Classic Vacations. James has been in the travel industry for nearly 18 years, and although his recent positions were in leisure travel, the majority of his experience, over 11 years, was spent in various roles developing corporate operations and account management.
"I am very excited to be back with Casto," said James Kareka. "I have never felt more at home with a company and that's why I've stayed connected to Casto all of these years." James is looking forward to the new challenges ahead and will be instrumental in growing Casto's corporate client base.
Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Casto is the largest travel management agency in Northern California with global sales in excess of $140 million. We provide corporate, concierge, vacation and group travel management services in addition to expedited visa and passport processing. Casto is a global company with 200 employees located in offices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento, as well as offices in Manila and Rapid City, SD. For more information about Casto visit http://www.casto.com.
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