Gladd Appointed at Crestline

Bruce D. Wardinski, president and CEO, of Barcelo Crestline Corporation,
today announced the promotion of Paul Gladd to Senior Vice President,
Development, for both Crestline Hotels & Resorts and its parent company,
Barcelo Crestline. He will report directly to Mr. Wardinski.

Mr. Gladd has extensive hospitality industry experience in partnership
accounting and acquisitions. He joined Marriott Corporation in 1989 in the
Partnership Services Group and subsequently moved on to Host Marriott
Corporation working in acquisitions and development. In 1998, Mr. Gladd
joined Crestline Capital as Vice President of Development and
Acquisitions. Since then he has been instrumental in the growth of the
Company, taking the lead in the acquisition of Stormont Trice and Durbin
Company Management, and fostering key partnerships with both Armada
Hoffler and H&S Development, among others.

“Paul is a colleague I have had the pleasure of working with for many
years,” said Mr. Wardinski. “I am delighted that he has accepted this
expanded role in our company. I know his contributions will be significant
as we continue to grow our position as the leading hospitality management
company throughout the U.S. and North America.”

In his new position Mr. Gladd will be responsible for overseeing all of
Crestline`s development activities and partnerships. He is a graduate of
Virginia`s, James Madison University where he received degrees in
accounting and finance.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation`s largest
independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the Company
presently manages 30 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers
with nearly 6,300 rooms in 11 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: