Fort Myers Beach, Florida (PRWEB) November 27, 2013
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach Florida, the award winning AAA resort, appointed Steve Contes General Manager. He will be responsible for managing all aspects of Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina including guest services, the Marina, Jack’s, Bongo’s Bar & Grill, Aquagene Spa, Audrey’s, sales & marketing and employee satisfaction. Contes’ management style will allow Pink Shell to enhance its position as the premiere resort in the Fort Myers Beach market.
Contes, a hospitality executive, has over 25 years of progressive management experience within the industry. His background includes such resorts as Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa – FL, The Drake Hotel – NY, Hammock Beach Resort – FL, and the branded Hard Rock Hotel collection – Las Vegas NV. Most recently he serviced as General Manager of The Verve Crowne Plaza Boston/Natick. Mr. Contes possesses the pedigree of operating four diamond-rated properties and displays a proven track record.
In his free time, Steve enjoys boating, physical fitness of all types and yes, working in the yard. His personal life includes a wife of over 25 years, three children and one grandchild.
Boykin Management Company, in conjunction with Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, is enthusiastic about the addition of Mr. Contes to the Boykin-Pink Shell family. His background and experience will be invaluable to Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina as they continue their long history of dedicated service and hospitality.
About Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, a Boykin Management Company Property, is located on Fort Myers Beach, Florida along ¼ mile of sugar-white sands with 213 beachfront studio and condo style accommodations, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the barrier islands of South West Florida, Sanibel and Captiva. Pink Shell was the first resort on the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, Florida to be designated a Green Lodging Property by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). The resort features many recreational activities in a family friendly atmosphere. For more information visit PinkShell.com.
About Boykin Management Company
Boykin Management Company (BMC), a leading hospitality management company with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Fort Myers Beach, Florida, is consistently recognized for excellence in delivering value-added lodging operations. Since 1958, BMC has been developing, managing, and operating hotels, resorts, condominium hotels, and conference centers. In addition to BMC’s long-standing relationships with the industry's leading hotel brands including Marriott, Hilton, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Radisson, Crowne Plaza, Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn, BMC has operated numerous independent and resort hotels. BMC has managed more than 20,000 rooms in 23 states since its inception. For more information please go to http://www.boykin.com.