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Jeanine Korm Glendon Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing
for The Churchill Hotel in Washington, DC
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MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 21, 2006 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jeanine Korm Glendon as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Churchill Hotel in Washington, DC. The historic and upscale hotel includes 144 guest rooms and 2,200 square feet of meeting space. The elegant boutique property was recently purchased by Highland Hospitality Corporation, a Virginia-based real estate investment trust (REIT). Highland Hospitality appointed Crestline Hotels & Resorts the management Company.

Ms. Glendon joins Crestline from the SAS Corporation in Tysons Corner, VA where she served as executive director for the real estate holding company and export trading business. Prior to that Ms. Glendon was associate director of sales for The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. Ms. Glendon has 20 years of sales management experience and an extensive hospitality industry background.

"As an independent hotel, The Churchill relies on its reputation and personal service to fulfill the high expectations of its guests," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "Jeanine's knowledge of the Washington, DC business community coupled with her vast sales and management experience provide ideal leadership for delivering on our guests' expectations while supporting our excellent sales and marketing team," added Denfeld.

Ms. Glendon holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Texas. She is fluent in French, Spanish and Arabic, in addition to English. Ms. Glendon can be reached at jeanine.glendon@crestlinehotels.com.

About The Churchill Hotel

The hotel was originally designed in 1906 in the Beaux Arts style as a luxury apartment building. It is located in a residential neighborhood on prestigious Connecticut Avenue near Dupont Circle. The Churchill Hotel is a member of the Historic Hotels of America, an exclusive group within the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The hotel is recognized as a favorite retreat for diplomats, dignitaries, politicians and business travelers. The Churchill Hotel features 144 guest rooms, including the 71 spacious suites, with modern amenities such as wireless high speed Internet access and data ports, while retaining the charm of old-world elegance. The hotel offers more than 2,200 square feet of graceful meeting and banquet space. The Chartwell Grill and The Chartwell Lounge offer full-service dining in an elegant atmosphere. Continental inspired cuisine is offered in The Chartwell Grill for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while The Chartwell Lounge offers lighter fare and cocktails. The hotel is located at 1914 Connecticut Avenue NW.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the Company presently manages 39 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 9,000 rooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages properties independently and under such well regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, 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.
 

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Contact:

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
http://www.crestlinehotels.com

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Also See: Highland Hospitality Corporation Acquiring the 144-room Churchill Hotel in Washington, D.C. for $48.75 million; Appoints Crestline to Manage the Property as an Independent / December 2005
Whitewood, LLC Opens the MeriStar Managed Churchill Hotel in Washington, D.C.; Formerly the Sofitel / May 2002

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