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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Scott M. Weber as General Manager
for the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Conference Center

PORTSMOUTH, Va., Feb. 22, 2010 -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Scott M. Weber as General Manager for the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Conference Center.  The hotel, which is located in Portsmouth's Historic Olde Towne District, includes 249 guestrooms and more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space.
Mr. Weber joins Crestline with more than 30 years of hospitality industry operations and management experience.  He was most recently the president of his own consulting firm and prior to that he was with Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he served as General Manager for the Westin Westminster, CO and the Westin Denver, CO. He has also held management and operations positions with DoubleTree Hotels Corporation.

"Scott is an accomplished hospitality professional with great understanding and experience in managing both revenue and guest expectations," said James Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Crestline Hotels & Resorts.  "We welcome his expertise and leadership to this important hotel," added Carroll.

Mr. Weber attended the University of Colorado at Boulder.  He is active in many industry associations.  He can be reached at:

The Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center
The Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center is situated in downtown Portsmouth's historic Olde Towne District.  The hotel overlooks the busy Elizabeth River and the skyline of neighboring Norfolk.  Attractions from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach are nearly equidistant from the hotel's central location.

The Renaissance Portsmouth offers 249 spacious and luxurious guest rooms, including five suites. The hotel's event facilities were constructed to meet IACC-certification standards and offer more than 24,355 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space.  A unique Amphitheater seats up to 70 people and every meeting room is equipped with high-speed Internet access.  For dining, guests may choose the Foggy Point Bar and Grill with its relaxing atmosphere, breathtaking view of the River, and fine contemporary cuisine. During mild days, the hotel offers outdoor dining.

Guests arriving by automobile will find access convenient via I-264.  Air travelers arriving from Norfolk International Airport are within 20 minutes of the hotel.  For more information or reservations, please call 757.673.3000, 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, and Crowne Plaza.  For more information visit:

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Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

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