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David Ragland Appointed General Manager for the
158 room Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport, Maryland

FAIRFAX, Va., June 8, 2009 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Ragland as General Manager for the 158 guest room Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport, Maryland. The hotel, which is convenient to both Annapolis, MD and Washington, DC, is located adjacent to the Baltimore/Washington International Airport.

Mr. Ragland joins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from LTD Management where he was General Manager at the Hilton Garden Inn, Glen Allen, VA. He brings more than 14 years of hospitality industry management experience to this new role having also been the General Manager at the Residence Inn by Marriott Washington, DC and the Dulles Airport Courtyard by Marriott.

"David's extensive management experience, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of the greater Washington, DC market, makes him an excellent choice for the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport," said Dave Durbin, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "He brings a proven track record of growing revenue and building customer loyalty," added Durbin.

Ms. Ragland served in the U.S. Air Force and has taken several industry training courses. He can be reached at the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport at 1-410-691-0500 or at

Hilton Garden Inn at BWI Airport
The Hilton Garden Inn at BWI Airport is located within two miles of the Baltimore/Washington International Airport and offers complimentary airport transportation. In addition to its 158 guest rooms, the hotel offers 1,900 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups of up to 90 people. Each of the well-appointed guest rooms includes business amenities such as high speed Internet access and remote printing; an in-room hospitality center with a microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker; two dual line phones with voicemail and data ports; a large work desk and ergonomic chairs; and a 24 hour complimentary business center. For relaxation there is On Command(R) video and games, complimentary HBO, a complimentary USA Today each weekday morning, an indoor swimming pool with a whirlpool, and fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment. For dining, The Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport offers The Great American Grill(R), serving freshly prepared breakfasts, dinner and room service. And for light snacks there is The Pavilion Pantry which offers candy and chips, personal items, and refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable food items perfect for in-room preparation. The Hilton Garden Inn at BWI is an integral part of the nearby Corporate Office Park which includes major companies such as Northrop Grumman, Kodak and MCI. In addition it is near Baltimore's Inner Harbor and offers convenient access to major area attractions and businesses. For reservations, please call 1-410-691-0500 or visit,

About Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the company presently manages 68 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 14,000 rooms in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 13 independent properties in major US markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. Crestline also manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, Renaissance, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza and Wyndham. For more information visit
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Source: Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. 


Crestline Hotels & Resorts


Also See: Highland Hospitality Acquires the 158-room Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport for $21.9 million / January 2004



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