News for the Hospitality Executive
|MCLEAN, Va., May 21, 2007 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts,
Inc. today announced the appointment of Kristen Cavalieri Thompson as Director
of Sales & Marketing for both the Sheraton Reston Hotel and the Westin
Reston Heights Hotel which is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2008.
The Sheraton Reston is an upscale hotel and conference facility located
in suburban Virginia minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport.
The hotel offers guests a resort-like setting, as it is directly across
the street from the Reston National Golf Course. The Westin Reston Heights
will also be an upscale hotel with 175 guestrooms including 64 suites when
it opens in the Spring of 2008. It is located eight miles from Dulles International
Airport and 23 miles from Washington, DC and Ronald Reagan National Airport.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages both properties for the owner of
both properties, The JBG Companies of Chevy Chase, MD.
Ms. Thompson brings extensive hospitality industry experience in sales and marketing to her new position. She joins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from Hilton Hotels Corporation where she was the Director of Sales for the Hiltons of Washington, DC: the Hilton Washington and the Capital Hilton. Prior to this position, Ms. Thompson was Director of Sales & Marketing for the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Ms. Thompson has also held sales and marketing positions with Wyndham Hotels and Benchmark Hospitality.
"Kristen is a true asset to her team as she brings experience in managing multiple properties simultaneously and successfully," said Vicki Denfeld, SVP of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "She has extensive knowledge of the suburban Washington DC market and is a proven team leader," added Denfeld.
Ms. Thompson can be reached at Kristen.Thompson@crestlinehotels.com.
About the Hotels
The Sheraton Reston Hotel - This premiere full-service facility, in the heart of the corporate corridor between Dulles and downtown Washington DC, features 301 guestrooms and 21,000 square feet of meeting space including the 5,500 square foot Diamond Ballroom and 18 Executive Meeting Rooms.
The Westin Reston Heights is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2008 and will exemplify modern luxury. In addition to the 175 guestrooms, the hotel will have 1,150 square feet of meeting space.
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 11,000 rooms in 14 states and the District of Columbia.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
|Also See:||The JBG Companies Selects Crestline Hotels & Resorts as the Management Company for the New Westin Reston Heights in Reston, Virginia / February 2007|