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Crestline Names Desiree Hackley, Radisson Barcelo
Washington DC, Sales Person of the Year
McLEAN, Va., April 1, 2004 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. recently recognized its top hotel sales performers for 2003 during the company's annual Sales and Marketing Conference.  The winners were announced and praised at a gala dinner celebration that took place at the newly opened Sugar Land Marriott Town Square Hotel outside of Houston, TX. 

"Since our company's inception in 2000, we have achieved enormous success in becoming a leading hospitality management company recognized for both outstanding financial performance and excellent guest service," said Dave Durbin, president and CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts.  "This success is a direct reflection on our powerful team of managers and professionals who together work to provide financial returns for our owners and superior guest experiences.  I am truly honored to recognize the best-of-the-best of the Crestline team, and would like to recognize all of our 3000 employees who contribute on a daily basis to our Company's success," added Durbin.

The following individuals and hotels were recognized for their extraordinary achievements in 2003:

Sales Person of the Year
Desiree Hackley, Radisson Barcelo Washington DC

Catering Sales Person of the Year
Bonnie Hodges, Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront Resort

Most Improved Full Service Sales Team
Brasstown Valley Resort, Young Harris, GA

Most Improved Select Service Sales Team
Residence Inn Atlanta Midtown, Atlanta, GA

Select Service Sales Team of the Year
Stratford Staybridge Suites, Stratford, CT

Full Service Sales Team of the Year
Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront Resort, Singer Island, FL

Revenue Manager of the Year
Scott Hanno, Area Director for Crestline Hotels & Resorts

Conference Planner of the Year
Kristine McCarthy, Emory Conference Center Hotel

Individual Achievement Award for Highest Company-wide Sales
Carolee Ettline, Emory Conference Center Hotel

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies.  Founded in 2000, the Company presently manages 30 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 6,300 rooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia.  Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages properties independently and under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Renaissance and Radisson. 

Barcelo Crestline Corporation is the parent company of Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.  Barcelo Crestline also leases and has investments in hotel properties. 

Certain matters discussed herein are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. 

Barcelo Crestline Corporation
Also See: Barceló Joint Venture to Sell 18 - Hotel U.S. Portfolio / January 2004
Sixteen Former Wyndham Garden Properties Purchased by Barcelo Hotels USA for $325 million from Bedrock Partners / April 2000

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