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Eric Gavin Appointed Director of Sales and
Marketing at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – September, 25, 2008 – Loews Miami Beach Hotel, situated in the pulse of sizzling South Beach, has named Eric Gavin as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. Gavin will utilize his twelve plus years of experience in overseeing all day-to-day sales and marketing aspects of the 790-room hotel.
This new position marks Gavin’s homecoming to Loews Hotels, where he was Associate Director of Sales for Loews Miami Beach Hotel beginning in 2002, followed by Director of Sales for the Don CeSar Beach Resort, a Loews Hotel.  In both roles, he exceeded expectations and was instrumental in the group sales success of the hotels. Most recently, Gavin was the Director of Sales and Marketing for The Grove Isle Hotel & Spa, where he assisted in the repositioning of the hotel as one of Florida’s premier, luxury, boutique resorts.
“We are thrilled about Eric’s return to Loews Miami Beach Hotel,” said Deborah Castillo, regional vice president, sales and marketing, Loews Hotels. His experience in the hospitality industry married with his proven success in sales and marketing makes him the perfect person to lead our spectacular South Beach landmark.”
Gavin has also previously held top sales positions at the Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, Fla., The Blue Moon, A Merv Griffin Hotel, Miami Beach, Fla. and the Westin Charlotte, N.C. His hotel career began as the Assistant Front Office Manager for the Westin Resort Hilton Head, S.C.
Loews Miami Beach Hotel – flaunting a “SoBe style” fusion of cosmopolitan and Art Deco influences – creates beachfront elegance for the authentic hip, showcasing 65,000 square feet of meeting space, 790 stylish rooms and suites, lavish palm tree lined promenade, sparkling oceanfront swimming pool, direct beachfront access, Elemis Spa and Fitness Center and the famous Emeril’s Miami Beach Restaurant. 
For further information on Loews Miami Beach Hotel call 1.800.23.LOEWS, 305.604.1601 or visit the web at
About Loews Hotels
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels owns and/or operates 18 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada.  Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local and vibrant travel experience.  Loews boasts some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road.  For reservations or more information on Loews Hotels, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or check

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Also See: A Public/Private Partnership That Worked - The 790-room Loews Miami Beach / July 2004

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