Crestline Hotels & Resorts Announces the Appointment of LaJeune Marbury as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Melrose Hotel, Washington, DC

Jan 11, 2010, 08:39 ET from Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. 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.

"LaJeune 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:

The Melrose Hotel, Washington, DC

The Melrose Hotel, Washington, DC enjoys an exclusive address along Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and Georgetown. All of the hotel's 240 spacious guest rooms and suites feature: home-like bedding with pillow top mattresses; wireless Internet access; personal coffee makers; cable television and On Demand movies. Original artwork commissioned for the hotel adorns each room and features watercolor renderings of the city's famed historical attractions.

For meetings and special events, The Melrose has 5,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space including an intimate board room. The Landmark Restaurant offers classic American cuisine for breakfast. The popular Library offers lighter fare as well as dinner and serves fine wine and cocktails.

The Melrose Hotel, Washington, DC is located at 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. 20037. The hotel is a short taxi ride to or from Reagan National Airport; transportation can also be arranged to or from Dulles International Airport. The hotel is easily accessible to the Metro, just a short walk from the Foggy Bottom Metro station to the front door. The District's historical and cultural attractions as well as key business locations are all nearby. For more information and reservations, please visit online at or call 202.955.6400.

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. Certain, but not necessarily all, of such statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "estimates" or "anticipates" or the negative thereof or comparable terminology.

SOURCE Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.