Crestline Appoints Jeffrey Johnsen

Crestline Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Jeffrey
Johnsen as General Manager for the Plaza San Antonio, a Marriott Hotel.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc., manages the 252-room property which is
undergoing a phased renovation to its guestrooms.

Mr. Johnsen most recently served as General Manager of the Jacksonville
Marriott Hotel in Florida. His previous experience includes executive
positions at the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort, Amelia Island
Plantation Resort, Indian River Plantation Resort (now the Marriott
Hutchinson Island Beach Resort & Marina), Interstate Hotels & Resorts, and
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.

Dave Durbin, president & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts said, “Jeff
brings an extensive background in hotel operations and a deep
understanding of the Marriott brand. In addition, he is an active member
in both industry and community organizations-further enhancing his ability
to help the hotel achieve a new level of excellence. We are pleased to
have such an outstanding and accomplished individual leading our new San
Antonio hotel.”
Born in New Jersey, Mr. Johnsen attended High School and College in
Orlando. Mr. Johnsen is married with three children and is active among
industry and community organizations.

Mr. Johnsen can be reached at the hotel located at 555 South Alamo Street,
San Antonio, TX 78205, 1-210-229-1000 or [email protected]

The 252-room Plaza San Antonio is conveniently located in downtown San
Antonio, just steps away from the famed Riverwalk, the historic Alamo, and
the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Nestled on six acres of
sun-bathed courtyards, the hotel includes sparkling fountains and lush
gardens complete with free-roaming Chinese pheasants and peacocks. The
hotel combines a resort atmosphere in a downtown setting. The hotel
features amenities for both the business and leisure traveler including:
14 meeting rooms; a health club; spa services; a heated outdoor pool;
tennis courts; valet parking; a business center; gift shop; and the Anaqua
Grill restaurant and Palm Terrace Lounge. More information about the hotel
and its facilities is available at


Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation`s largest
independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the Company
presently manages 42 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers
with nearly 8,600 rooms in 17 states and the District of Columbia.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages properties independently and under such
well regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Renaissance and Radisson.
Additional information about the hotel management company is available at
the company`s web site:

Barcelo Crestline Corporation is the parent company of Crestline Hotels &
Resorts, Inc. Barcelo Crestline also leases and has investments in hotel
properties. Additional information about Barcelo Crestline is available at
the company`s web site: