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Bruce M. Johnson Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing for the
Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta


MCLEAN, Va. and ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 2007 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Bruce M. Johnson as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta. The Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, which is managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts, is an upscale hotel and conference facility located in mid-town Atlanta, just minutes from the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. The hotel includes 252 well-appointed guestrooms and 21,000 square feet of meeting space and is an IACC certified meeting property.
    
Mr. Johnson rejoins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from the Emerald Pointe Resort & Conference Center at Lake Lanier Islands, GA, where he was Director of Sales and Marketing. Prior to that he was Director of Sales & Marketing for the Atlanta Marriott Gwinnett Place Hotel, also a Crestline managed property. He has held sales management positions with the Marriott Evergreen Conference Resort at Stone Mountain, GA, The Hilton at Lake Lanier Islands, GA, and The Renaissance Atlanta Hotel. He began his hospitality career in Connecticut.
    
“We welcome Bruce back to the Crestline family,” said Vicki Denfeld, SVP of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. “His proven track record for success coupled with his extensive expertise in the nuances of conference center sales and marketing, make him a tremendous asset for this important hotel,” added Denfeld.
    
Mr. Johnson brings more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience to his new role. He holds a B.S. in Advertising & Marketing from Bridgeport University in Connecticut. He is a long time resident of metro Atlanta and is active in the hospitality industry. He can be reached at Bruce.Johnson@crestlinehotels.com.
    
Opened in the summer of 2003, the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center is one of Atlanta’s finest IACC approved meeting facilities with 21,000 square feet of high-tech meeting space and 252 deluxe guestrooms.  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. http://www.gatechhotel.com.
    
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the Company presently manages 49 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with 11,200 rooms in 14 states and the District of Columbia. 
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Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
http://www.crestlinehotels.com

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Also See: Vicki Denfeld Promoted to Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing For Crestline Hotels & Resorts / January 2004
Georgia Tech Foundation Appoints Crestline as Manager of the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center / Nov 2001
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