Castle Resorts & Hotels Announces New Appointments

Sep 27, 2011, 18:37 ET from Castle Resorts & Hotels

HONOLULU, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce the following addition to its sales and marketing teams.

"Both additions to our team bring a breadth of experience, knowledge and skill to our sales and marketing departments, along with the respect they have earned from their customers, partners, and associates," said President & COO Alan Mattson. "This year continues to be one of continual growth for Castle and we are exceedingly proud of our team's accomplishments and positive returns to our owners."  

Barrett De Santos has been appointed Senior Director of Sales – Domestic and International.  In his new role, Mr. De Santos will be responsible for further growing Castle's global wholesale business, a high-priority, strategic growth area for the company.  He will be responsible for managing Castle's travel trade sales efforts to wholesale agents for Castle Resorts & Hotels and its portfolio of 24 properties in the Hawaiian Islands, Saipan and New Zealand.  Mr. De Santos has over 30 years' experience in the hospitality industry and specializes in the wholesale market.  Mr. De Santos joins Castle from the Kahala Hotel & Resort, where he served as the director of sales.  Prior to the Kahala, he served as director of sales for Honua Kai Resort & Spa, general manager of Outrigger Aina Nalu, senior sales manager for Outrigger Beachfront, sales and marketing manager for New Otani Kaimana Beach, director of travel industry sales for Royal Lahaina Resort, and sales manager for Halekulani.

Chloe Rapozo has been appointed as Castle's new Marketing & Web Coordinator.  She will be responsible for the administration of all Castle marketing initiatives and the development of the company's creative advertising and media content.  Ms. Rapozo joins Castle after earning her masters of business administration from Willamette University, where she was active in the American Marketing Association, the National Association of Women MBAs, and the International Graduate Students' Association. She brings to Castle's marketing team her knowledge and experience from her education and her previous role of marketing and communications director for an Oregon medical institution, as well as her skills as a talented graphic artist.

ABOUT CASTLE RESORTS & HOTELS

Castle Resorts & Hotels was founded in 1993 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Castle Group, Inc.  Headquartered in Honolulu, Castle manages a broad portfolio of guest accommodations including value/economy hotels, full-service hotels and spacious all-suite condominium resorts and luxury villas in the Hawaiian Islands on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Kauai and Hawaii; in Micronesia on Saipan; and in New Zealand on the North Island. To learn more or to make a reservation, visit www.castleresorts.com or call (800) 367-5004. Join us and keep up with current events at www.twitter.com/castleresorts and www.facebook.com/CastleResortsAndHotels.

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