News for the Hospitality Executive
Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Hans J. Schmitt
General Manager for the Hotel Derek, Houston, Texas
|MCLEAN, Va. and HOUSTON, Dec. 26, 2007 - Crestline Hotels
& Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Hans J. Schmitt
as General Manager for the 314 guestroom Hotel Derek in Houston's Galleria
area. Mr. Schmitt is a hospitality industry veteran with more than 17 years
experience in operations, management, and sales and marketing. He joins
Crestline Hotels & Resorts from Noble Investments where he was Senior
Vice President of Sales & Marketing. In addition, he has held executive
positions with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, HEI Hotels & Resorts,
as well as Sheraton Hotels and Renaissance Hotels.
"Hans' understanding of the regional market coupled with his commitment to guest service and leadership will provide excellent skills to manage the upscale Hotel Derek," said Dave Durbin, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "We are confident that under Hans' direction the Hotel Derek will continue to grow its reputation for excellence," added Durbin.
Mr. Schmitt attended the hospitality management school at the Salzburg Klessheim College in Salzburg, Austria. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Realgymnasium Waidhofen Ybbs, Austria. He has been recognized with several industry accolades including General Manager of the Year followed by Hotel of the Year awarded by HEI Hospitality. Mr. Schmitt can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Hotel Derek
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the company presently manages 51 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 11,900 rooms in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages over 10 independent properties in major US markets including Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. Crestline also manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, Renaissance, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza and Wyndham.
|Also See:||Affiliates of Warburg Pincus Real Estate I, L.P. Appoint Crestline to Manage the 314 room Hotel Derek in Houston / October 2007|
|David Hill Name General Manager and Rick Reed Named Director of Sales at Hotel Derek in Houston; Scheduled to Open Fall 2001 / June 2001|