Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Marc L. Fournier General Manager for The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel

Apr 04, 2012, 14:24 ET from Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. announces the appointment of Marc Fournier as General Manager for The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel.  The Mason Inn, located in Fairfax Virginia, features 148 guest rooms and 20,000 square feet of technologically advanced, IACC-certified meeting space including two ballrooms and 10 meeting rooms.  It is the only full-service hotel on George Mason University's Fairfax campus.     

Mr. Fournier rejoins Crestline Hotels & Resorts from Remington Hotels where he was the General Manager at the Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ.  He brings more than 20 years of hospitality industry management experience to The Mason Inn having also served in executive positions with Radisson, Weingardner Hammons, and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.

"We are truly pleased to have Marc rejoin the Crestline team," said James Carroll, President & CEO, Crestline Hotels & Resorts.  "He is an excellent GM with highly successful training and management skills and we know that he will provide a wonderful guest service environment at the beautiful Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel," added Carroll.

Mr. Fournier holds a B.A. from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI and is a certified 6 Sigma Champion.  He was also an Adjunct Instructor for Keystone Community College and Mercer County Community College, as well as a Board Advisor for the Greater Princeton Convention and Visitors Bureau.  He can be reached at

About The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel

The Mason Inn is a central gathering place for business meetings, social events and weddings.  From an initial welcome in the handsomely appointed lobby, to a much-needed break in the comfortably sophisticated lounge, each guest is greeted with impeccable service.  Visitors are immersed in a setting that reflects the spirit of the university around them.

Conveniently located with direct access from Route 123, The Mason Inn is in a perfect location for local business and access from the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  The Conference Center & Hotel offers all of the amenities of the Mason campus including the Patriot Center, the Center for the Arts, and the Recreation and Athletic Complex.  There is easy access via complimentary shuttle service around campus as well as to the Vienna Metro. 

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel was the first LEED-certified Gold hotel in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  LEED Certification is awarded for achieving standards of energy use, lighting, water and material use, as well as for incorporating a variety of other sustainable strategies.  The Conference Center is designed to meet the demanding criteria of the International Association of Conference Centers.  In addition to its business facilities, it is also a favorite venue for weddings and social events near the Washington, DC area.

Guest rooms and suites are well appointed to complement the wooded campus environment.  Using natural colors and rich cedar wood, each guest room includes a seating area and work station, as well as a flat screen TV.  For dining, guests may enjoy Boxwoods seasonally changing menu of fresh American fare for breakfast, lunch or dinner, as well as The Well for a cocktail or snack.  The hotel also offers its own 24-hour fitness center and access to Mason's Recreation and Athletic Complex, as well as a complete business center.

For more information and reservations visit online at or call: (703) 865-5705.

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 48 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with more than 8,500 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

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