Mainsail Lodging & Development Promotes Neisja Jones to General Manager

Posted: March 27, 2018

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TAMPA, Fla. (March 27, 2018) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the promotion of Neisja Jones to general manager of Mainsail Housing of Tampa, LLC. As general manager, Jones will function as the operational leader of the Mainsail housing market, responsible for guest and employee satisfaction, financial performance, sales and revenue generation and operations effectiveness.  In her new role, she will ensure implementation of the Oakwood® and ExecuStay® brand service standards and initiatives with the objective of meeting or exceeding guest expectations.

“Neisja has been a loyal and valued member of the Mainsail team since 2001,” said Jana Collier, franchise owner of Mainsail Housing of Tampa, LLC. “Her wealth of experience in both sales and management, along with her energy and enthusiasm, will be an asset in her new role.”

With almost 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Jones has held various management and sales positions with Marriott Hotels in the Tampa Bay market prior to joining the Mainsail team. For the past 17 years, she has held positions as director of sales and general manager of Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center and most recently was the director of sales at Epicurean Hotel. Neisja lives in Westchase with her husband and daughter.

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About Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their property portfolio includes three Autograph Collection® hotels – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (, a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique food-focused Epicurean Hotel ( in Tampa, Florida; and Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida; in addition to Mainsail Beach Inn (, a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida market for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® ( and Oakwood® ( brands, while also operating ExecuStay in Georgia, portions of Alabama, and The Carolinas. Two additional Florida hotels are planned for 2018 and 2020, respectively – Fenway Hotel in Dunedin and Luminary Hotel & Co. in Fort Myers. Just north of Tampa in Pasco County, Mainsail Lodging is also developing a 128-room Residence Inn in conjunction with an indoor sports complex, opening in 2019. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay – the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse to annual events including Epic Chef Showdown.


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