HONOLULU, June 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Castle Hospitality Group, a Hawaiivacation rental, condominium resort and hotel management company, today announced that the president and chief executive officer alan mattson He will retire at the end of the year. To ensure a smooth transition, the company has designated Hawaii hospitality executive matt bailey as director of operations.

With more than 40 years of experience in the hotel and travel industry, Mattson joined Castle in 1999 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 2005 and then to President and CEO in 2018.

“It has been a privilege to be a part of Castle for the last 24 years and to be associated with such an incredible team,” Mattson said. “I am proud of the legacy we have built as one of the most innovative hotel and resort management companies in the Pacific, and I look forward to continuing the company’s success for years to come.”

A recognized leader in hawaii travel and tourism industry, Bailey previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Aqua-Aston Hospitality. He has also held executive positions at Sundance Resort, Aston Hotels & Resorts, The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa and Carmel Valley Ranch. Most recently, he served as the General Manager of Montage Kapalua Bay. He has more than 40 years of experience.

“Castle Hospitality Group is an exceptional company with two distinct brands and a disciplined focus on delivering results through innovation,” said Bailey. “I am excited about my new role and the opportunity to drive continued growth and profitability.”

The two Castle Hospitality Group brands include Castle Resorts & Hotels, which provides comprehensive hotel and resort condominium management services, including local reservations, staffing, accounting and more for properties around the world. Hawaii and in New Zealand. Castle Vacation Rentals Hawaii provides individual vacation property management on the islands of Hawaii and is backed by the unique power of Castle’s extensive online distribution channels.

The company is known for its unique technology platform that allows it to sell by category as traditionally done in the past through hotel wholesale volume distribution channels and also by individual unit. The exclusive distribution platform also offers direct connectivity to Airbnb and VRBO, providing a sustainable competitive advantage.

The Castle Group was founded by the late rick wall in 1988 with the purchase of Hanalei Bay Resort in Kauai. After acquiring Hawaii Pacific Resorts and expanding its reach statewide, the company formed Castle Resorts & Hotels in 1993. In 2019, The Castle Group Inc. changed its name to Castle Hospitality Group. At the same time, Castle Vacation Rentals Hawaii was launched as a vehicle for growth and to take advantage of the unique distribution platform.

About Castle Hospitality Group

Based in Honolulu, Castle Hospitality Group is a hotel, resort and vacation rental management company with two brands in its portfolio, Castle Resorts & Hotels and Castle Vacation Rentals Hawaii. Castle Resorts & Hotels provides comprehensive hotel and resort condominium management services, including on-property operations. Castle Vacation Rentals Hawaii provides individual vacation rental property management, backed by the power of Castle’s unique technology platform and broad distribution and customer reach. For more information, call (808) 524-0900 or visit

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