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Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Michael Broadhurst as
General Manager for the Hotel Derek, Houston, Texas

HOUSTON, March 15, 2010 - Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael Broadhurst as General Manager for the Hotel Derek in Houston's Galleria area. The boutique upscale hotel is well known in Houston for its chic atmosphere and superior guest service.  Mr. Broadhurst joined Crestline Hotels & Resorts in 2006 as the Director of Operations for the Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ, and was then promoted to Complex Hotel Manager for the Westin Reston Heights and Sheraton Reston Hotels, Reston VA.  He brings more than 15 years of hospitality industry management and operations experience to his new position.

"We are pleased to promote Michael to this new leadership position as the General Manager at this stylish hotel," said James Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Crestline Hotels & Resorts.  "He has a proven track record in successful hotel management, and during his tenure with our company, has clearly demonstrated his outstanding capability in operating an upscale boutique hotel," added Carroll.

Mr. Broadhurst has received numerous industry accolades and is active in the hospitality industry.  He can be reached at

About The Hotel Derek

The Hotel Derek epitomizes new urban style with a unique Texas flare. The hotel recently completed an extensive renovation and is well positioned for visitors seeking to explore all that Houston has to offer, including the city's central business district and world-renowned Texas Medical Center.  The 314 guest rooms and suites feature plush bedding with goose down duvets and modern decor accented with 'Texas trimmings'.  For business travelers the hotel offers a large work-desk in each room, complimentary high speed Internet access, dual-line cordless phones and private voicemail. 

Additional hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and a full-service fitness center, concierge service, room service and valet parking.  With over 10,000 square feet of beautifully appointed meeting space, the Hotel Derek is a favorite for business meetings, as well as social events and area weddings.  The Bravo Ballroom, and its adjacent pre-function space, can accommodate parties of up to 500 people.

The Hotel Derek is located in the Galleria at 2525 West Loop South, Houston, TX, 77027, at the intersection of Westheimer and West Loop 610 South.  It is approximately a 30 to 45 minute drive to both Hobby and Bush International Airports.  For more information and reservations please call: 713-961-3000 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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