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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Richard T. Kolinsky as General Manager
for the Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Hotels Baltimore, Maryland


BALTIMORE, Aug. 7, 2009 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Richard (Rick) T. Kolinsky as General Manager for the Hilton Garden Inn and the Homewood Suites hotels located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The 183 guestroom Hilton Garden Inn and the 165 suite Homewood Suites Hotel are co-joined properties that are located only one block from the city's picturesque waterfront and within walking distance to Baltimore's most popular neighborhoods for dining, shopping and entertainment. The location is perfect for business and pleasure, and is just a 15 minute ride to the Baltimore Washington International Airport.

Mr. Kolinsky joins Crestline from the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk where he was the General Manager. He brings more than 23 years of hospitality management and operations experience to this new role having also been the General Manager for the Marriott West St. Louis and the Sheraton Great Valley in suburban Philadelphia. He has also held hospitality positions as Director of Sales & Marketing.

"Rick brings an extensive background in successful hospitality operations coupled with his experience in sales and marketing to these hotels," said Dave Durbin, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "His leadership style and guest focus are great fits for these hotels which are a significant part of the resurgence of this picturesque Baltimore community," add Durbin.

Mr. Kolinsky attended Arizona State University and holds an Associate Degree from Montgomery County Community College. He is active in the hospitality industry. Mr. Kolinsky can be reached at Rick.Kolinsky@crestlinehotels.com.

About the Hotels
The 183 guestroom Hilton Garden Inn and the 165 suite Homewood Suites Hotel are co-joined properties that enable guests to choose either of the two Hilton brands in one convenient location. The properties, which opened in 2008, share several amenities and services such as parking facilities, a fitness center and nearly 2,100 square feet of meeting space.

The properties are located at 625 S. President Street, Baltimore, MD and are 10 miles from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI), and a short walk to Baltimore's historic harbor. Its combined 348 guestrooms and suites are spacious and well-equipped with comfortable furnishings including a large desk and high speed Internet access. The hotels' combined 2,100 square feet of meeting space can accommodate up to 85 people for a reception.

The Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites is also in close proximity to the National Aquarium and other city attractions. Onsite parking is available for a daily fee. For more information and reservations, call 1-800-HILTONS or visit www.hilton.com.

About 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 66 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 14,000 rooms in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 13 independent properties in major US markets including Atlanta, Chicago, 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. For more information visit: www.crestlinehotels.com.
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Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
http://www.crestlinehotels.com

 

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Also See: Crescent Hotels & Resorts Acquiring the 293-room Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel; Crescent Will Assume Management and Invest $6 million to Upgrade / September 2007
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