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 Boykin Appoints Robert Magrath General Manager of
The Best Western Ft. Myers Island Gateway Hotel
Cleveland, Ohio, August 17, 2005—Boykin Management Company is pleased to announce Mr. Robert Magrath as the new General Manager of The Best Western Ft. Myers Island Gateway Hotel, located in Ft. Myers, Florida. 

Mr. Magrath has over thirty years of experience in the hotel industry, working with the Hilton Hotel Corporation for the previous sixteen years as a General Manager in Wisconsin and in Florida. Prior to that, Mr. Magrath (a certified executive chef) owned his own restaurant, hotel and catering businesses in North Carolina.  During the 1980’s Mr. Magrath served as a regional director for Mid-South Management, a Florida based hotel and country club management group.

Mr. Magrath graduated from New York University, with a Bachelors degree in Education in 1975 and received his Masters in Business Education in 1977 from Bennett College in New York.   

About the Hotel:
The Best Western Ft. Myers Island Gateway Hotel offers 158 rooms and is located minutes from the world famous shelling beaches of Sanibel and Captiva Islands.  The hotel features an Olympic size pool, as well as an outdoor hot tub. Pool side food and beverage service is available as well.  The full service hotel offers 24-hour front desk, guest laundry, dry cleaning, meeting facilities, and data ports, among additional amenities.  Visit for more information.
About the Company:
Boykin Management Company, founded in 1958, is a leading professional hotel and resort management company, specializing in first-class and upscale full-service, resort, condominium, and IACC conference center hotels. The company operates over 8,000 rooms from coast to coast with many of its hotels operating under the industry's leading brands including Marriott, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites and Radisson. In addition to its branded hotels, Boykin Management Company operates a distinctive collection of independent and beachfront resorts with extensive facilities and guest amenities. The company also manages resort operations and condominium rental programs at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida; the Doubletree Ocean Point Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles (Miami), Florida; and The Bilmar Beach Resort on Treasure Island, Florida. 


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Also See: T.I. Resort LLC Selects Boykin Management Company to Operate the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island, FL. / June 2005
Sands Resorts Holdings LLC. Appoints Boykin to Manage Five Condominium Resort Properties in Myrtle Beach / April 2005

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