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

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 11, 2010 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Mark J. Swetman to Director of Sales & Marketing for the Hilton Parsippany and the adjacent Hampton Inn Parsippany hotels. Together the two properties include 506 guestrooms and share 30,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space offering complementary branded hotels that feature full-service and select service facilities in the same location.

Crestline also today announced the appointment of LaJeune Marbury as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Melrose Hotel, Washington, DC. The 240 guestroom luxury hotel is located in the heart of one of DC's most notable neighborhoods along Pennsylvania Avenue. Ms. Marbury joins Crestline with more than 23 years of hospitality management and sales experience. She was most recently the Director of Sales & Marketing for Capitol Hill Suites and prior to that the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Doubletree Suites Tyson Corners, VA.

Mark Swetman joins Crestline Hotels with nearly 20 years of hospitality industry sales management experience. He has held numerous sales and marketing management positions including Regional Director of Sales & Marketing for the Dolce Basking Ridge, NJ, Director of Sales & Marketing for the Park Central, NY, and the Hilton Short Hills, NJ.

"Mark brings great experience and knowledge about the New Jersey/New York market to his new position," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior VP of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "We welcome his leadership at these combined properties which serve a key business location, as well as the community," added Denfeld.

Mr. Swetman holds a B.S. in Economics from St. Francis College, PA, and is an MBA candidate at Monmouth University. He is active in the hospitality industry and has received numerous accolades. He can be reached at

"LaJeune Marbury brings a successful track record of sales achievement in the Washington, DC metro area," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels. "Her leadership, combined with her commitment to guest service, makes her an excellent choice for this classic hotel," added Denfeld.

Ms. Marbury has a B.A. from Salisbury State College. She has been recognized with numerous industry accolades and is active in many industry associations. She can be reached 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:
Note: Certain matters discussed herein are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. 


Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Also See: 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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