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Marissa Daniela Diaz

Marissa Daniela Diaz Social Media Director


As an accomplished digital marketer with a strong track record of driving brand visibility, engagement and revenue growth, Marissa knows how to make an impact through social media. Previously she served as global brand manager, social and influencer marketing, for Best Western Hotels and Resorts, where she spearheaded a global social media and influencer strategy that resulted in billions of social impressions. She has directed campaigns that have been featured in prominent media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, NPR, Playground Magazine, Refinery29 and CNN Travel. In her free time, Marissa and her husband seek out all-new experiences. They recently went to their very first Lowrider show and NASCAR race and loved every minute of it.

Full-Service. And Full of Surprises.


Formed in 2010, Aqua is one of the few firms in the country specializing in both destination marketing and economic development. Our staff possesses extensive experience in both fields and is one of the most highly awarded firms in the destination marketing industry. Year after year, Aqua is recognized for its efforts on a regional, national and international scale.

A fully integrated, multi-functional marketing communications firm, Aqua’s staff understands the complete gamut of requirements to competitively define and market destinations. Every one of our staff is deeply experienced in their area of expertise as well as how it applies to and is leveraged within your industry. That experience includes branding and brand development, advertising, public relations, social media, media relations, events, lead conversion, collateral creation, broadcast and video production, web development, database development/management, as well as all aspects of online marketing (PPC, SEO, SEM and more).

And to top it off, you’ll find we’re really nice people and a joy to work with. We specialize in making life easier for our clients. So besides being constantly innovative, we’re also constantly willing to be flexible, pick up the slack, and help in any way.