News for the Hospitality Executive
Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints David Brian Catalon
as Director of Sales & Marketing
for the Sheraton Reston and the Westin Reston Heights Hotels in Virginia
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 18, 2007 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Brian Catalon 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 the properties for the owner, The JBG Companies of Chevy Chase, MD.
Mr. Catalon brings more than 15 years of hospitality industry experience in sales and marketing to his new position. He joins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from the InterContinental Boston where he was the Director of Sales & Marketing. He has also been the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Conrad Indianapolis, The Ritz-Carlton, Dearborn, and The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland. In addition, he has held management positions with The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, as well as Sodexho Marriott Management Services and Interstate Hotels.
"David brings extensive experience in hospitality sales and marketing along with a unique understanding of luxury hotel operations to his new position," said Vicki Denfeld, SVP of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "His leadership skills, coupled with his extensive expertise in quality and marketing, make him a tremendous asset for these two properties," added Denfeld.
Mr. Catalon holds a B.A. in Urban Planning from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and also studied Marketing and Management at Louisiana State University. He holds numerous industry designations and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He can be reached at David.Catalon@crestlinehotels.com.
About the Hotels
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. Minutes from Washington Dulles
International Airport, the hotel is also adjacent to the Reston National
Golf Course and a short distance to the shops, cinemas and restaurants
of Reston Town Center. Numerous corporate and government headquarters are
within a three mile radius of this property, making it the preferred hotel
for business travelers in the Dulles/Reston area.
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|
|Crestline Names Kristen Cavalieri Thompson Director of Sales & Marketing for both the Sheraton Reston Hotel and the Westin Reston Heights Hotel / May 2007|