Boykin Names New General Manager for The Sanderling Resort & Spa, Duck, North Carolina

Nov. 2, 2006 – Cleveland, Ohio, October 30, 2006— Boykin Management Company, one of the industry’s leading independent hotel management companies, has named Joyce Lyle-Freeman General Manager of the Sanderling Resort & Spa, located in Duck, North Carolina. Ms. Lyle-Freeman most recently served as the General Manager at the Radisson High Point City Center, located in High Point, North Carolina.

Ms. Lyle-Freeman has over thirty years of experience in the hotel industry. Ms. Lyle-Freeman has been a member of the Boykin Management Company team for over six years, serving in a number of positions including as General Manager of the Sand Dunes and Ocean Dunes Resorts, General Manager at the Radisson Suite Beach Resort, General Manager at the Hotel 71 and Director of Operations at the Radisson Suite Beach Resort.

About the Resort:
The Sanderling Resort & Spa is located in North Carolina’s Outer Banks on 9.2 acres that touches the shores of both the Atlantic Ocean and the serene Currituck Sound. The resort provides guests with luxurious accommodations including 88 newly renovated guest rooms, a luxurious spa, IACC approved conference facilities, two restaurants and lounges, an enclosed tennis and fitness center, indoor and outdoor pool, and outdoor tennis courts. The Sanderling is listed as one of Travel and Leisure magazine’s 500 best hotels in the world from 2001–2005 and has been listed for 2005 on Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List of “Best Places to Stay in the Whole World”.

There are five villas with three, four, and six bedroom accommodations to attract families and small groups. The 8,000 square foot Sanderling Spa has nine treatment rooms, complete with yoga studio and includes a heated indoor pool, whirlpool and steam room, a Vichy room for hydrotherapy and a waterside gazebo for outdoor treatments. The broad menu of spa services available include massage, body, skin and nail treatments that utilize sea mud and local minerals. The spa is staffed by skilled and licensed technicians trained in the latest European and American philosophies and techniques.

The award winning, AAA Four Diamond Left Bank Restaurant serves French-inspired, contemporary American cuisine, in a formal 60-seat dining room that offers spectacular views of the Currituck Sound. The Sanderling also features the 154-seat Lifesaving Station Restaurant and Swan Bar, a restored 1899 Coast Guard facility, decorated with nautical artifacts and a cozy fireplace with sweeping views of Currituck Sound. A private wine room is also available, inclusive of a varied wine list which has won the Award of Excellence four years running from Wine Spectator magazine. To make a reservation or for more information please call 1-877-650-4812 or visit

About the Company:
Founded in 1958, Boykin Management Company operates full service, Independent, Branded, Condo Hotels and Conference Centers from coast to coast. Boykin is nationally recognized for its expertise in providing superior hotel and resort management services to institutional, high net worth, private equity funds, developers and other hotel ownership groups. Boykin has a track record of innovative marketing and direct sales programs and is a proven turnaround performer. Boykin is also a recognized leader in the management of condo hotel operations, rental programs, and condominium associations. For more information about Boykin Management Company, please visit our website at:

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

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