Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Douglas E. Wolfe, C.H.A. as General Manager for the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The 144 guestroom select service hotel, comprised of 18 2-bay suites and 126 guest rooms, is located oceanfront at 2607 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach. The property recently completed a major renovation and rebranding to incorporate the standards of the Holiday Inn Express brand.
Mr. Wolfe joins Crestline from the Springhill Suites by Marriott, Bossier, City, LA where he was General Manager. He brings 30 years of hospitality management and entrepreneurial experience to this position having held management positions with La Quinta, Amerisuites (a division of Hyatt Hotels), as well as operating his own retail business for 15 years. He has earned the designation as a Certified Marriott General Manager and the American Hotel & Lodging Associations' C.H.A.
"Doug brings an outstanding record in leadership and expertise in management," said James Carroll, President and Chief Operating Officer, Crestline Hotels & Resort. "We look forward to his strong personal commitment to excellence and the success of this oceanfront hotel,"
Mr. Wolfe has a B.A. from John Hopkins University. He has been an active Rotarian since 1992 and has held the position of Club President.
He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce and the Tourism Development Authority in NC. He can be reached at Doug.Wolfe@crestlinehotels.com.
About The Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Virginia Beach Oceanfront
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront is centrally located and is only two miles from the Virginia Beach Convention Center, three miles from the Virginia Aquarium and Ocean Breeze Water Park, and 20 miles from downtown Norfolk and in close proximity to all of Hampton Road's military installations. The hotel includes 144 guest rooms, 18 of which are suites, and 850 square feet of meeting space.
Guests will enjoy scenic views from the newly redecorated, tropically influenced, oceanfront guest rooms that each feature a private balcony.
Amenities include the choice of soft and firm pillow options, luxurious "soft and fluffy" towels, new Simply Smart(R) Guest Bathrooms with a temperature/pressure regulated Stay Smart(R) shower head, and a complimentary "Smart Start(R)" hot breakfast. The hotel offers a wide selection of guest rooms with king and queen bed configurations and some with an additional sofa bed. There are also 17 well-appointed suites. All guest rooms and suites feature a refrigerator as well as wireless high speed Internet access. For convenience, there is a 24-hour Market complete with snacks and sundries, a Business Center and a heated swimming pool. The Holiday Inn Express Virginia Beach Oceanfront is designated a Virginia Green Hotel. It is smoke free and AAA approved lodging.
For more information and reservations visit online at www.holidayinn.com or call 757-491-6900.
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 nearly 8,500 rooms in 10 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 9 independent properties in major US markets including Atlanta, 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: www.crestlinehotels.com.