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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Ryan W. King as Director of Sales & Marketing
for the Phoenix Park Hotel, Washington DC

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Ryan W. King as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Phoenix Park Hotel.  The boutique and historic property is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., and features 150 well-appointed guestrooms including six deluxe suites -- three penthouse and three bi-level -- that are complete with working fireplaces, balconies and period furnishings.  In addition, the hotel offers 5,000 square feet of elegant meeting and event space.

Mr. King joins Crestline from The Dupont Hotel & The Normandy Hotel, Washington, D.C. where he was senior sales manager.  He brings more than 10 years of hospitality sales experience to his new role having also worked as the Director of Sales & Marketing for the W Washington, D.C. and the Sofitel Washington, D.C.

"Ryan brings extensive knowledge of the D.C. market to his new position combined with expert customer service," said Vicki Denfeld Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts.  "We look forward to his contribution at this beautiful historic hotel," added Denfeld.

Mr. King holds a B.B.A. from American Intercontinental University and is active in the hospitality industry. He can be reached at

The Phoenix Park Hotel
The hotel, which is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's elite group of Historic Hotels, was recently renovated to retain its historic charm and ambiance.  The hotel is located at 520 North Capitol Street NW and is only two blocks from the Nation's Capitol and one block from Union Station.  It has hosted diplomats, congressman and visitors from around the world since 1922.  Each of its elegant guest rooms includes modern amenities such as high speed Internet connections, dual telephone lines and a work area. The hotel is also home to The Dubliner, an authentic Irish pub that has become the gathering spot for those visiting or working around Capitol Hill.  The Dubliner features indoor and outdoor seating, Irish fare and live entertainment.
For more information and reservations please call: 1- 800-824-5419 or 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 and Crowne Plaza.  For more information visit:

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Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Also See: Crestline Hotels & Resorts Promotes Bruce Nelker and Shaun Kirby to Senior Vice President of Operations; Additionally, Al Wiles, Terri Ryan and Carol Simon Named to Regional Management Positions / January 2010

Crestline Appoints LaJeune Marbury and Mark Swetman to Director of Sales & Marketing Posts / January 2010

Highland Hospitality Corporation Acquiring the 240-room Melrose Hotel, Washington, D.C. for $76 million, Approximately $316,700 per Key / March 2006

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