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 Greg Martinez Appointed Director of Sales at the
Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
in Berkeley, California
Cleveland, Ohio, March 24, 2004 — Boykin Management Company announces the appointment of Greg Martinez as Director of Sales at the Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center located in Berkeley, California.  

Mr. Martinez joins the Boykin Management Company team with 18 years of experience in the hotel industry, bringing a wealth of experience in sales and marketing.  Greg’s previous experience includes the Director of Sales for the South Seas Resort, a 590-room property on Captiva Island, Florida and the Director of Sales position at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas.  Most recently, Greg served as the Area Director of Sales and Marketing for the San Francisco Bay Hotel Collection, a collection of five San Francisco Hotels.      
Greg is a Certified Hotel Sales Professional through the Hotel and Motel Association.  He has attended workshops in professional sales strategy, leadership building, selling techniques, and has taught a course through the Hotel and Motel Association. Greg is a Bay Area native, a San Francisco State University Alumnist, and will be a value added and respected addition to Boykin Management Company.

The Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center-Berkeley Marina, owned by Cleveland-based Boykin Lodging Company (NYSE:BOY), is a first-class hotel centrally located on the San Francisco Bay, with panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Skyline. The hotel recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation that included the creation of 7,800 square feet of dedicated conference center space that meets the strict guidelines of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC).  The property has been managed by Boykin Management Company for nearly 30 years and recently changed its brand affiliation from Radisson to Doubletree. The hotel offers 375 newly renovated guest rooms.

Boykin Management Company operates first-class, full service and limited service hotels, condominium hotels, and resorts throughout the United States.  Since 1958, Boykin has built a leadership reputation in the hotel industry with a solid foundation of experience in hotel operation, management, and development.  Boykin Management currently operates 30 hotels, with 8,389 rooms in 18 states.


Boykin Management Company
Grant Sabroff
Senior Vice President of Business Development 216-430-1282

Also See: Sean Maddock Appointed Vice President and General Manager of 279-room Claremont Resort & Spa in Berkeley, CA / February 2004
Boykin Lodging Spending $7.25 Million in Improvements on the Former Berkeley Marina Radisson, Reflagging Doubletree / June 2003

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