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Castle Resorts & Hotels Announces Appointment of Director of eCommerce
Jun 22, 2011 (03:06 PM EDT)

HONOLULU, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce the following addition to its management team.

Steve Woods has been appointed Corporate Director of eCommerce.  In his new role, Mr. Woods will be responsible for further growing Castle's eCommerce business globally which has been identified as a key strategic priority for the Company over the next five years.  He will be responsible for managing Castle's web direct channel, and will oversee the strategic development and management of eCommerce initiatives for Castle Resorts & Hotels and its portfolio of 24 properties in the Hawaiian Islands, Saipan and New Zealand.

"Steve brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our eCommerce and marketing departments and we are excited to add him to our management team.  His notable career in hospitality marketing and eBusiness along with his outstanding work at our New Zealand property, The Spencer on Byron Hotel, makes him an obvious choice," said President & COO Alan Mattson.  "This year has proven to be one of growth for Castle and we are extremely proud of our team."

Mr. Woods has over 20 years' experience in the hospitality industry and specializes in interactive marketing.  For the past seven months Mr. Woods has served as Director of Marketing for The Spencer on Byron Hotel, a Castle hotel in Auckland, New Zealand, and Castle's Oceania headquarters.  Prior to joining The Spencer on Byron Hotel, Mr. Woods served as Director of Marketing for Eaton Hotel Hong Kong, Director of Marketing for Millennium Hotels & Resorts New Zealand, Director of Sales & Marketing for Sudima Hotels & Resorts, and Marketing Manager for The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland, where he was the recipient of several eBusiness awards.


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 or call (800) 367-5004. Join us and keep up with current events at and

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