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 David.Ragland@crestlinehotels.com.
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, www.stayhgi.com.
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
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