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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Gay Haynes Director of Sales & Marketing for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Gay Haynes Director of Sales & Marketing for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference

MCLEAN, Va. and ATLANTA, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gay Haynes as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta, GA. The 252 guest room hotel is an IACC approved meeting facility with 21,000 square feet of upscale and high-tech conference facilities. The Hotel & Conference Center is situated on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, conveniently located in midtown Atlanta.

Ms. Haynes brings extensive hospitality sales and marketing experience to the Hotel with a specialty in conference centers. She joins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from the Hilton Atlanta Airport, where she managed a team of 12 sales executives and directed that hotel's extensive meetings and convention business. She was also director of sales for the Inverness Hotel & Golf Club in Englewood, CO, a four-diamond, IACC approved meetings facilities. Prior to that Haynes held sales positions with Wynfrey Hotels and other Hilton brand properties.

"Gay's extensive hospitality sales experience, combined with her knowledge of an IACC approved meeting facility, provides the perfect blend of professionalism and expertise for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "The Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center has quickly become one of Atlanta's most desirable and sought-after meeting facilities. We trust that Gay's insight into the meetings market, coupled with her management skills, will help enhance the hotel's performance for our guests as well as our owners," added Denfeld.

Ms. Haynes attended the universities of Northern Colorado and Southern Alabama. She is also a Certified Hotels Sales Professional through the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Motel Association. She is a member of PCMA and has been an active member in IACC and MPI. Ms. Haynes can be reached at [email protected].

The Georgia Tech Hotels & Conference Center

Opened in the summer of 2003, the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center is one of Atlanta's newest IACC approved meeting facilities with 21,000 square feet of high-tech meeting space and 252 deluxe guestrooms. The upscale Hotel and Conference Center features executive meeting space supported by the most sophisticated and technologically advanced equipment including wireless and hard-wire Internet throughout the property. Additional features include: enhanced stationary continuous-break areas, and upscale conference dining. The meeting and event space features 18 function rooms including a 7,200- square foot Ballroom that is divisible by six. In addition, the adjacent Global Learning and Conference Center offers three 75-seat amphitheatres, 125- seat amphitheater, 250-seat amphitheater, plus a selection of meeting rooms.

The guest rooms are handsomely appointed in a warm urban contemporary decor that complements the technologically superior rooms which include: state-of-the-art wireless and hard-wire Internet; T-1 lines with Internet access to the campus Ethernet System; room service; terrycloth robes; irons and ironing boards; in-room coffee and tea; complimentary newspaper; courtyard views; and granite guest room baths with upgraded toiletries.

The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center is located in midtown Atlanta's new pedestrian-friendly, Technology Square at 800 Spring Street at the corner of Spring and 5th streets. The Hotel is on the Georgia Tech campus, minutes from downtown Atlanta, and a 15-minute ride from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. The immediate area is serviced by a complimentary neighborhood trolley, as well as Atlanta's mass transit service, MARTA.

For more information and reservations, call 404-347-9440 or online at: http://www.gatechhotel.com/.

The Company:

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the Company presently manages 38 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with more than 8,400 rooms in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages properties independently and under such well regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Renaissance, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Wyndham and Radisson. Additional information about the hotel management company is available at the company's web site: http://www.crestlinehotels.com/.

Note: Certain matters discussed herein are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain, but not necessarily all, of such statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "estimates" or "anticipates" or the negative thereof or comparable terminology. All forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual transactions, results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future transactions, results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These may include: (i) national and local economic and business conditions or governmental regulations that will affect demand, prices, wages or other costs for hotels; (ii) the level of rates and occupancy that can be achieved by such properties; (iii) the Company's ability to compete.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

CONTACT: Gayle MacIntyre of Global Ink Communications, +1-404-643-8222,
[email protected], for Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Web site: http://www.barcelocrestline.com/
http://www.gatechhotel.com/

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