JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gary J. Strehl as General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Butler Boulevard, FL. The 137 guestroom hotel is located near Jacksonville Memorial Stadium, the Prime F. Osborn Convention Center, the Mayo Clinic and just 15 miles from the Jacksonville beaches.
Mr. Strehl joined Crestline Hotels in Resorts in May 2005 and was previously the Director of Operations for the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C. He brings more than 30 years of hospitality management experience to this position including an extensive background in food and beverage. Prior to being appointed Director of Operations for the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel he was the hotel's Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Director. He has also held management positions with the Hawaii Prince Hotel and the Maui Prince Hotel, as well as Rock Resorts Kapalua Bay Hotel.
"Gary's extensive hospitality experience gives him an exceptional skill set to lead the team at the Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville," said James Carroll, President & CEO for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "His proven track record in operations, management, and customer service will provide excellent leadership for this hotel," added Carroll.
Mr. Strehl attended William Patterson College in New Jersey and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY. He holds numerous industry achievements and accolades. He can be reached at [email protected].
About the Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville
The Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville is at 4670 Lenoir Avenue South, 24 miles from Jacksonville International Airport and eight miles from Jacksonville's Craig Municipal Airport. The hotel's 137 guestrooms and suites are well-appointed with luxury bedding, a large work desk, non-glare lighting and an ergonomic chair. In addition, guest rooms include complimentary wireless Internet service and in-room coffee makers. For meetings there are three meeting rooms offering 'green' meeting options and 1,125 square feet of space. Additional amenities and services include The Bistro, featuring daily breakfast with Starbucks coffee and dinner/cocktail service each evening.
For more information call: 1-904-296-2828 or visit online at www.marriott.com/JAXCH .
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 47 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 8,600 rooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 10 independent properties in major US markets including Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. Crestline also manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, Sheraton, and Crowne Plaza. For more information visit: www.crestlinehotels.com.
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