FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts' Management Associates attending the Company's General Manager, Sales and Revenue Leaders Meeting at the Newport News Marriott at City Center are joining together to participate in the 60th Anniversary of the Keep Virginia Beautiful Campaign. On Friday April 12th the Associates will get caught in a "Beautiful Act" by giving 60 minutes and helping to clean-up a 10 square block area that is adjacent to the hotel. Armed with garbage bags, the Associates will help collect trash between Canon Boulevard and Rock Landing. The community service is part of the "Keep Virginia Beautiful" non-profit organization and its national affiliate, Keep America Beautiful. In addition, Crestline Associates will also participate in the Adopt a Spot program and help maintain the area's cleanliness in an ongoing campaign.
"It is an honor to participate in the Keep Virginia Beautiful program by donating our time and manpower to this important effort," said James Carroll, President & CEO, Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "As a Virginia-based company with 19 hotels throughout the state, and a commitment to sustainability, we feel that it is meaningful for us to give back to the communities that have supported our growth. Being good corporate citizens is part of our Company's mission and we take this responsibility seriously. In fact, in addition to our manpower we are also making a generous donation to the Keep Virginia Beautiful campaign," added Carroll.
Crestline is an active member of the Virginia Green Board and practices its own sustainability initiative called EarthPact that uniquely addresses sustainability across multiple disciplines including Administration, Food & Beverage, Facility Management, Conferences & Meetings, Owner Relations, Public Relations and Rooms Operations. EarthPact is designed to accommodate many of the green certification standards and requirements outlined in other programs while being appropriate across brand requirements and including many disciplines to provide a comprehensive operations guide for Crestline properties.
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 45 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 7,600 rooms in 10 states, the District of Columbia and Grand Cayman Island. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 9 independent properties in major US and Caribbean markets including Atlanta, Richmond, Washington D.C. and Grand Cayman Island. Crestline also manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, and Crowne Plaza. For more information visit: www.crestlinehotels.com.
About Keep Virginia Beautiful
Keep Virginia Beautiful is a statewide non-profit organization, established in 1953, whose mission is "to engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment." Litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, environmental education, and community beautification are the 5 impact areas in which we strive to make a positive and lasting difference for the Commonwealth. To learn more, please go to our 60th Anniversary micro-site at www.kvb60.org.
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