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.Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Sherri Griffin Wright as Director of Sales
for the Courtyard by Marriott & Residence Inn Hotels in Aberdeen, Maryland

ABERDEEN, Md., Sept. 21, 2009 -  Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Sherri Griffin Wright as Director of Sales for the 120 guestroom Courtyard by Marriott & the adjoining 78 guestroom Residence Inn hotel. The co-joined hotels enable guests to choose either of the two Marriott brands in one convenient location. The properties share several amenities and services such as parking facilities, meeting space and a fitness center.

Ms. Wright joins Crestline from La Quinta Corporation where she was Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast. She brings 25 years of hospitality industry sales management experience to this new position having also served most recently as the Senior Sales Manager for Forewinds Hospitality in Newark, DE, and Director of Sales & Marketing for The University of Delaware Courtyard by Marriott & Conference Center.

"Sherri brings extensive knowledge of the mid-Atlantic region as well as a wonderful reputation for guest service and team management," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "We look forward to her leadership and her ability to help us grow our business for these two fine hotels," added Denfeld.

Ms. Wright attended Prince George Community College and Baltimore International College. She holds several industry certifications including the Maryland Hotel & Lodging Association Certification in Sales & Marketing, and is active in many industry associations. She can be reached at

About The Hotels

The Courtyard by Marriott and The Residence Inn are located at 830 Long Drive, Aberdeen, Maryland 21001. In addition to being adjacent to the Cal Ripken Minor League Stadium they are in close proximity to Battelle, Clorox, Frito Lay, Rite Aid, Pier 1 and the Aberdeen Proving Ground-Army Ordnance Center. The hotels are easily accessible from Interstate 95, and are a 50 minute drive from Baltimore-Washington (BWI) International Airport. Together the hotels offer 198 guestrooms, 2230 square feet of meeting space, swimming pool, fitness facility, a restaurant in the Courtyard and the Hearth Room in the Residence Inn. For more information and reservations, please call 1-800-321-2211 or visit online at:

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 66 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:

Note: Certain matters discussed herein are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain, but not necessarily all, of such statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "estimates" or "anticipates" or the negative thereof or comparable terminology.

Gayle MacIntyre of
Global Ink Communications for
CrestlineHotels & Resorts, Inc.,

Also See: Crestline Hotels & Resorts Announces the Opening of the New Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg, Virginia / August 2009

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Jeremy Allen General Manager for the Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg, VA / May 2009

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Linda Cahue as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Wyndham Palm Springs Hotel / May 2009

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Randy P. Taormina and Anna D. Lyons to General Manager Positions / December 2008

Highland Hospitality Acquires the 143-room Silversmith Hotel in Downtown Chicago for $34.5 million, $241,000 per Key / February 2007

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Jason Mueller General Manager for The Silversmith Hotel & Suites in Chicago / March 2007

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