Crestline Appoints Robin Ptak Director of Sales & Marketing

Crowne Plaza Englewood, NJ

. October 14, 2008

MCLEAN, VA, September 14, 2006. Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Robin Ptak as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Crowne Plaza Englewood, NJ. Ms. Ptak joins The Crowne Plaza Englewood from the Crestline managed Hilton Parsippany Hotel where she last served as Senior Group Sales Manager.

The upscale 194 guestroom Crowne Plaza Englewood was acquired earlier this month by Trinity Hotel Investors, LLC, which then appointed Crestline Hotels & Resorts as the management company. The Crowne Plaza Englewood includes 6,588 square feet of meeting space and is conveniently located in suburban NJ, only 15 miles from Manhattan and seven miles from the Meadowlands.

Ms. Ptak brings more than a decade of experience in hospitality industry sales and catering. In addition to holding various positions at the Hilton Parsippany, she also held management positions with the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Suffern, NY; the Woodcliff Lake Hilton Hotel, NJ; the Embassy Suite Hotel - Meadowlands, NJ; and with the Park Ridge Marriott Hotel, NJ.

"We are delighted that Robin has accepted this new challenge within our company to lead the sales and marketing efforts for the Crowne Plaza Englewood," said Vicki Denfeld, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "Robin brings exceptional knowledge of this market, excellent leadership skills and a strong track record in working with major corporations on organizing their meeting and individual travel needs," added Denfeld.

Ms. Ptak has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication/Marketing from Central Connecticut State University and did graduate studies at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. She is an active member of the hospitality community. She can be reached at

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