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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Elizabeth Delens as General Manager
for the 183-room Hilton Garden Inn and the Adjoining 165-suite
Homewood Suites in Baltimore, Maryland



BALTIMORE, July 20, 2011 -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. announces the appointment of Elizabeth Delens 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 hotels 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.

Ms. Delens promotion is the latest appointment in her ten year career with Crestline Hotels.  She joined the company in 2001 as Food & Beverage Director for the Radisson Hotel Washington, D.C.  Most recently she served as interim task force General Manager for the Courtyard by Marriott & Residence Inn Hotels in Aberdeen, MD.  She has also held positions with Crestline as General Manager for the Four Points by Sheraton Washington, D.C. Downtown, and the Sheraton Annapolis, as well as  Director of Operations for the Holiday Inn on the Hill, Washington, DC, and Director of Operations for the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.  Ms. Delens began her hospitality industry career 20 years ago at the Loews Annapolis Hotel and then opened the House of Blues Hotel, a Loews property in Chicago prior to joining Crestline.

"Elizabeth's extensive management experience and her knowledge of the Mid-Atlantic region is invaluable, and we look forward to her continued leadership," said James Carroll, Chief Operating Officer of Crestline Hotels & Resorts.  "She brings an impeccable record with Crestline that is indicative of her commitment to excellence in service and operations.  She is a natural leader and has been extremely instrumental in helping to design and implement our company-wide sustainability program, EarthPact," added Carroll.

Ms. Delens holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Towson State University, Towson, Maryland.  She is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier and has received numerous industry accolades and awards.   She can be reached at Elizabeth.Delens@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.  They 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 48 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 8,800 rooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia.  Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 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, Sheraton, and Crowne Plaza.  For more information visit:  www.crestlinehotels.com.

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Gayle MacIntyre
Global Ink Communications 
404.643.8222
gaylemacintyre@aol.com


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