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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Names Guido H. Brun as Director
of Sales & Marketing for the 325-room Emory Conference Center
Hotel on the Emory University Campus in Atlanta, Georgia


ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2011-- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Guido H. Brun as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Emory Conference Center Hotel.  Located on the Emory University Campus and adjacent to the Centers for Disease Control the 325 guestroom hotel offers upscale accommodations, as well as 32,000 square feet of state-of- the-art conference space that has earned LEED Silver Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The Emory Conference Center Hotel is also adjacent to the Emory Inn which has an additional 107 guestrooms in a relaxed Country French style.  Mr. Brun will oversee Sales & Marketing for both properties.

Prior to accepting this appointment, Mr. Brun was Director of Sales & Marketing for the Atlanta Marriott Gwinnet Place Hotel, also a Crestline managed hotel. He brings more than 23 years of hospitality industry sales and management experience having also held positions with the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta, GA, the Atlanta Marriott Northwest Atlanta, GA and the Renaissance Charleston Hotel, SC.  Mr. Brun began his hospitality career at the Renaissance Pine Isle Resort Lake Lanier Island, GA.

"Guido's extensive experience in the Atlanta market, coupled with his commitment to excellence in customer service and selling provides a perfect background to lead the sales and marketing for this important, high profile hotel and conference center," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "It is always our mission to promote people from within the Crestline team and it is with great pleasure that we offer Guido this opportunity," added Denfeld.

Kathryn Johnson, General Manager of the Emory Conference Center Hotel said, "I have known Guido and have seen his excellent work for a number of years.  We truly look forward to his leadership and talent in heading our sales and marketing efforts."

Mr. Brun holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgia State University. He is active in the hospitality industry and has received numerous accolades.  He can be reached at gbrun@ecch.emory.edu.

About the Emory Conference Center Hotel
Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta's first LEED-Silver Certified sustainable Conference Center Hotel, is nestled in the Emory forest yet only minutes from Atlanta's major attractions and nightlife. Guests enjoy the serene wooded ambience of the 26 acre forest preserve and the lively vibe of the Emory University Campus, as well as easy access to the Fernbank Museum and Planetarium, the Georgia Aquarium, Turner Stadium, home of the Atlanta Braves, and all of the City's other exciting attractions.

Opened in 1995, the Emory Conference Center Hotel is a full-service property inspired by the architectural design of Frank Lloyd Wright. It recently underwent a major expansion and renovation that led to its Silver-LEED Certified status.  It is also the only Conference Center in Georgia certified by Green Seal, Inc; and is a member of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC).  The facility is owned by Emory University and managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts. The hotel is located at 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, 30329. For more information or to make reservations visit www.emoryconferencecenter.com or call 404-712-6000 or 800-933-6679.

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 47 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 8,400 rooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia.  Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 9 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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Contact:

www.crestlinehotels.com


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