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Andrea Mayer Appointed General Manager for the Hilton Garden Inn
Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2009 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Andrea J. Mayer as General Manager for the 357 guestroom Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile. The hotel is located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, just steps to North Michigan Avenue shops and restaurants. It offers 5,727 square feet of flexible meeting space located on the first and 12th floors with spectacular views of Chicago's skyline.

Ms. Mayer brings more than 20 years of hospitality industry management experience to her new position. She joins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from The Allerton Hotel Chicago where she was the General Manager. She has also held management positions at The Kor Hotel Group - Hotel Blake & Hotel 71, The Marriott Hotel Chicago and Marriott Suites, Deerfield, MI.

"Andrea is a professional who brings an exceptional track record for excellence in performance, service and guest standards," said James Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "We look forward to adding her dynamic leadership and experience to our team," added Carroll.

Ms. Mayer holds a B.S. in Finance from Pepperdine University and serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Convention & Visitors Bureau. She has also won numerous industry accolades. Ms. Mayer can be reached at

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown is located at 10 E Grand Avenue in the heart of downtown Chicago. The hotel's 357 guestrooms and suites offer complimentary high-speed Internet access, an in-room hospitality center with microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker as well as a large work desk with an ergonomic chair. For relaxation there is an indoor swimming pool, a whirlpool, a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, and a 24-hour complimentary business center with secure printing. For dining, the hotel offers The Weber Grill, serving freshly prepared breakfasts, lunch and dinner, as well as the Pavilion Pantry which offers a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items perfect for in-room preparation.

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile hotel is 12 miles from Midway Airport and 17 miles from the O'Hare International Airport. For information and reservations visit online at or call 312-595-0000.

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:

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Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Also See: Crestline Appoints Michael D. Solis Director of Sales & Marketing for The Silversmith Hotel & Suites in Chicago / October 2009

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