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Crestline Appoints Michael D. Solis Director of Sales & Marketing
for The Silversmith Hotel & Suites in Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2009 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael D. Solis as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Silversmith Hotel & Suites in Chicago. The upscale hotel, located in downtown Chicago, is built in the style of the late 19th century Arts movement. The Silversmith, with 143 guestrooms including 63 suites, is located in the heart of Chicago's Financial/Theater District (the Loop) and is within walking distance to the world renowned Art Institute, Millennium Park and Grant Park, Symphony Center, Sears Tower and Chicago's finest museums.

Mr. Solis joins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown where he was Director of Sales. He brings more than nine years of hospitality industry sales and management experience having also held senior positions at the Amalfi Hotel Chicago, the Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD, and the Radisson Hotel Lincolnwood, IL.

"Michael brings excellent knowledge of the Chicago business market as well as the ability to help grow corporate and meetings business," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "We look forward to Michael's ongoing contribution and leadership at this beautiful landmark hotel," added Denfeld.

Mr. Solis hold a B.A. from North Park University, IL, and has been recognized with several industry accolades. He can be reached at

The Silversmith Hotel & Suites
Located in the center of Chicago's vibrant business and arts district, The Silversmith Hotel & Suites provides a perfect retreat for business and leisure travelers. Its 143 guestrooms and suites are well-appointed to complement the building's beaux arts style architecture, but updated with modern amenities and services including high speed Internet access, a work desk with dual telephone lines, and a complimentary morning newspaper. The hotel also offers Executive Floors and business services. Valet parking is available for a fee.
For meetings, the hotel offers a selection of four well-appointed conference rooms, totaling over 3,500 square feet of event space accommodating groups of up to 120 people. For dining, guests may enjoy Ada's Famous Deli & Restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and a deli-style dinner. The 14 Karat Lounge also serves light fare and cocktails. In addition, the hotel is within walking distance to many of Chicago's best and most well-known restaurants such as Harry Caray's and Berghoffs.

The Silversmith Hotel & Suites is located at 10 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60603. It is 11 miles from Chicago's Midway Airport and 17 miles from O'Hare International Airport. It is served from both airports by taxi and train. For more information and reservations, call: 1-312-372-7696 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.
SOURCE Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.


Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.



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