News for the Hospitality Executive
Lyn Locke Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing
for the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC.
|MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 22, 2007 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts,
Inc. today announced the appointment of Mr. Lyn Locke as Director of Sales
& Marketing for the upscale L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC. The
hotel is managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts, and offers 370 deluxe
guestrooms and suites, as well as 21,000 square feet of meeting space.
Mr. Locke was formerly the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort in Cumberland, MD, also a Crestline managed hotel. He brings more than 20 years of experience in hospitality industry sales, marketing and management. Prior to joining Crestline he was the principal of Chesapeake Consulting Ltd., where he worked with numerous hotels, as well as golf and ski resorts, in developing and implementing sales and marketing programs. Mr. Locke also served as senior vice president of RADIUS, the world's largest corporate travel management company. In addition, Mr. Locke was president and ceo for CityChoices Digital Guides in Vancouver, Canada, and enjoyed a 14 year career with Choice Hotels International where he last served as CFO-Sales and Director, Travel Industry Sales & Marketing.
"We are pleased that Lyn has accepted this new assignment at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "He demonstrated excellent leadership capabilities at Rocky Gap and brings an extensive industry background in sales and marketing to his new position. Lyn will be a tremendous asset to this city hotel," added Denfeld.
Mr. Locke holds a MBA from the University of Maryland in Marketing and Human Resources. He holds a B.S.B.A. degree from the Shippensburg University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Mr. Locke can be reached at: email@example.com.
Named for Washington's city planner, Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the hotel offers a stately and gracious sense of arrival for guests. Its 370 guest rooms and suites are handsomely appointed and welcoming for both business and leisure travelers. Many rooms offer exceptional views of the Nation's Capitol. The hotel has 21,000 square feet of meeting space and can accommodate groups of up to 700 people. In addition, there are three dining choices including: The American 'Sea' Grill, recognized as one of Washington's most popular meeting places; The Lobby Lounge for light fare, and the Foggy Bottom Brew Pub, a favorite gathering spot. The hotel is located at 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest
independent hospitality management companies.
|Also See:||The JBG Companies Names Crestline Hotels & Resorts as the Management Company for the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Formerly the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC / May 2005|
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