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Boykin Management Company Names Barry M. Shatoff General Manager for
Doubletree Hotel JFK Airport, Jamaica, New York

Cleveland, Ohio, February 15, 2007— Boykin Management Company, one of the industry’s leading independent hotel management companies, has named Barry M. Shatoff General Manager of the Doubletree Hotel JFK Airport, located in Jamaica, New York.  Barry most recently served as the General Manager at the Holiday Inn JFK.

Mr. Shatoff joins Boykin Management Company with over 20 years of experience working at hotels in New York.  Barry’s prior experience includes senior property management positions at The Southampton Inn, Four Points Sheraton Hotel, The Ameritania Hotel and The Harrison Conference Center.  Barry has a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from New York Technical College.  Barry serves on the Board of Directors for the JFK Chamber of Commerce.  He is also an honorary Eagle Scout for Community Leadership and has received a Citation of Honor for the community and youth of Queens.

About the Hotel:
Conveniently located adjacent to John Kennedy International Airport, the AAA three-diamond Doubletree Hotel JFK Airport is the largest upscale commercial hotel serving the JFK Airport. Hotel amenities include the Café 140 restaurant, lounge, 24-hour business center, fully equipped fitness center, and complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to JFK Airport. All rooms feature luxurious Sweet Dream beds, dual-line phones, high-speed wireless Internet, cable TV, a work desk, voicemail and dataports. The hotel has eight meeting rooms with a total of 5,700 square feet of meeting and pre-function space.

The hotel is near completion of a $6 million renovation in connection with the hotel’s conversion to a Doubletree in June 2006. An additional $3 million will be invested by JFK Hotel Holdings LLC, a partnership formed between Amaya JFK Hotel LLC (a division of Amaya Hotels & Resorts) and Boykin JFK Hotel Partners, to complete the renovation program with key elements to include a major upgrade of the entrance to the hotel, a complete overhaul of the parking garage, a new restaurant concept, and added enhancements to the guest rooms and public areas.  To make a reservation or for more information please call
1-718-322-2300 or visit

About Boykin Management Company:
Founded in 1958, Boykin Management Company operates branded and independent first class and upscale hotels, condominium hotels, and resorts throughout the United States. Boykin has built a leadership reputation in the hotel industry with a solid foundation of experience in hotel operation, management, and development. Boykin is nationally recognized for its expertise in providing superior services to institutional, high net worth, private equity funds, developers and other hotel ownership groups. For more information about Boykin Management Company, please visit

Boykin Management Company
Grant Sabroff, Senior Vice President Business Development 
(216) 430-1282 



Also See:
Boykin Management Company Assumes Management of Doubletree Hotel JFK Airport, Jamaica, NY / January 2007

Joseph Smith Promoted to the Position of President of Boykin Management Company / December 2006

French Quarter Hospitality Rebrands the 386-room Radisson Hotel JFK to Doubletree Following $10 million Makeover / July 2006

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