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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

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. 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.
Guest rooms include the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(SM) bed appointed with luxurious pillow-top mattresses and white cotton linens, individual climate controls, and upgraded furnishings with an expanded work area. Business travelers will appreciate the modern amenities including: high speed Internet access in all guest and meeting rooms, 24-hour business center and complimentary shuttle service to Dulles International Airport and local businesses within a two mile radius of the hotel. For dining the hotel offers, the Syrah Restaurant for casual American fare throughout the day and evening, or the Cosmopolitan Lounge, a contemporary gathering spot for cocktails and light snacks. Additional amenities include a beautiful courtyard with an outdoor pool, a fitness center, concierge service, sundry shop and free parking.
The hotel is located at 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191. For more information and reservations please call (703) 620-9000 or online at
The Westin Reston Heights
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 equipped with wireless Internet access that can accommodate groups of up to 100 people. For dining, guests will be able to choose from a signature restaurant and a lounge. Additional hotel amenities include The "Westin Workout(R)" fitness center equipped with state-of-the-art aerobic and weight machines, as well as an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool. There is onsite valet parking, concierge services and easy access to an upscale lifestyle center offering luxury office, residential and retail space.
Each guestroom features the Westin signature all-white Heavenly Beds(R) with a custom-designed pillow-top mattress set; cozy down blanket; three crisp sheets ranging in thread count from 180 to 250; a duvet and five luxurious pillows. The Heavenly Baths(R) feature custom-designed dual showerheads that provide guests with several therapeutic spray options from light mist to massaging needles and a curved shower curtain rod that provides eight additional inches of elbowroom. Oversized Brazilian combed cotton bath sheets; a custom-designed velour robe; custom bath amenities; radio/alarm clock; a 32-inch Flat Panel HDTV; oversized desk; two-line speakerphone with data port high speed Internet access; cordless bedside telephone; voice messaging; fully-stocked refreshment center; cable television; in-room movies; laptop-sized safe.
The Westin Reston Heights is located at 11750 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA and is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2008.
About the Company:
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the Company presently manages 49 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with 11,200 rooms in 14 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages properties independently and under such well regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, Renaissance, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza and Wyndham. Additional information about the hotel management company is available at the company's web site:
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 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


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