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McKibbon Hotel Management Appoints John Mesaros as
General Manager of the 134-room Courtyard
by Marriott Fort Myers in Florida

FT MYERS, FL–08/15/11 - McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc., based in Tampa, Florida, announced that John Mesaros has been selected to join the company’s management team as General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Myers at I-75 & Gulf Coast Town Center.

John attended Penn State University, and has a Bachelors degree in Hospitality Management.  He began his career in 1989, working at several Courtyard by Marriott properties in a variety of positions.  In November 1998, John served as the opening General Manager at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Naples, Florida, leading this hotel until his departure in July 2011 to join the McKibbon team.  He has been recognized with twenty-eight different awards, including Marriott’s prestigious Diamond General Manager of the Year.

Situated off of Interstate 75 and Alico Road at Exit 128 in the Gulf Coast Town Center shopping village, the Courtyard by Marriott has 134 rooms, including 6 suites.  The 73,766 square foot property features an outdoor heated pool and modern fitness center, a full-service lounge serving beer, wine and liquor, and 1,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.

For more information, contact General Manager John Mesaros at (239) 332-4747.

About McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc.
McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc., based in Tampa, Florida, is a privately owned enterprise that has grown into an award-winning, premier franchisee for Marriott, Hilton and Starwood hotels.  McKibbon is proud to be a recognized leader for over 83 years in thehospitality industry, and currently operates over 60 mid and upscale brands in 8 states throughout the Southeast.  The company has a rich history andculture that promotes a family oriented environment, while holding true to its core values of honesty, integrity and loyalty.  For more information, visit

Paula MacDonald
PR Director, 813.472.7390

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