Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Gina Danze as Director of Sales for the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

Jan 03, 2012, 08:00 ET from Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gina Danze as Director of Sales for the 357 guestroom Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile.  The hotel is located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, just steps to North Michigan Avenue shops and restaurants.  It also offers 6,500 square feet of flexible meeting space located on the first and 12th floors with spectacular views of Chicago's skyline.

Ms. Danze brings more than 15 years of hospitality industry sales experience to this position.  Prior to joining Crestline she was Director of Sales & Marketing for BridgeStreet Corporate Housing, an international global housing provider.  She has also held sales management positions with the Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center, Skokie, IL, the Sheraton Gateway Suites, O'Hare International Airport, as well as various other hotels throughout the Midwest and South.

"Gina's experience in the Chicago area market is an asset to help generate new sales for this hotel while serving our existing corporate clientele," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels.  "We look forward to her leadership and commitment to customer service," added Denfeld.

Ms. Danze attended Ohio State University. She can be reached at

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown is located at 10 E Grand Avenue in the heart of downtown Chicago. The hotel's 357 guestrooms and suites offer complimentary high-speed Internet access, an in-room hospitality center with microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker as well as a large work desk with an ergonomic chair.  For relaxation there is an indoor swimming pool, a whirlpool, a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, and a 24-hour complimentary business center with secure printing.  For dining, the hotel offers The Weber Grill, serving freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as the Pavilion Pantry which offers a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items perfect for in-room preparation.

The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile hotel is 12 miles from Midway Airport and 17 miles from the O'Hare International Airport.  For information and reservations visit online at or call 312-595-0000.

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 8,400 rooms in 11 states and the District of Columbia.  Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 9 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:


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