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The Karol Hotel Announces Executive Chef

TAMPA, Fla. (December 10, 2019) – The Karol Hotel, the first Tribute Portfolio hotel coming to Pinellas County, Florida, in January 2020, announced today the appointment of Jon Atanacio as Executive Chef. Chef Jon will direct daily culinary operations at the hotel’s signature K Club Bar & Bistro and Vantage Rooftop Bar, while overseeing food […]

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Epicurean Hotel Announces New Hires in Food & Beverage

TAMPA, Fla. (November 7, 2019) – The 137-room Epicurean Hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa recently announced two key additions to the hotel’s award-winning culinary team: Executive Chef Jason Bamford and Restaurant General Manager Vicente Lavayen. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Jason and Vicente to the Epicurean table,” […]

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Announces Executive Appointments

TAMPA, Fla. (October 07, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development has announced today the appointment of Jill Lemaster as the company’s first-ever chief financial officer and Tom Stoffo as director of technology. The two have assumed their new positions on the executive team of the Tampa-based hospitality company, which develops and operates lodging products in […]

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Names Marriott Veteran Andrew Houghton as New Managing Partner for Mainsail Vacation Rentals

TAMPA, Fla. (October 01, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the appointment of Andrew Houghton as Managing Partner for Mainsail Vacation Rentals, the company’s new vacation rental experience launched earlier this year. Houghton will oversee the acquisition, management, distribution, marketing and sales of Mainsail Vacation Rentals based in Sarasota, Florida. Mainsail is one […]

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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Offers New Private Charter Flights with Fly The Whale

WHO:                   Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina   WHAT:                 For the ultimate in luxury, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is offering guests exclusive flights through Fly The Whale, a private charter company that specializes in land and sea transfers throughout the Caribbean. Providing seamless connection between San Juan International Airport (SJU) and Beef […]

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Names New Account Executive for Mainsail Housing of Tennessee and Orlando

TAMPA, Fla. (September 17, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the appointment of Natalie Smith as account executive of Mainsail Housing of Tennessee and Orlando. In this new role, Smith will work to develop strong connections with businesses throughout Tennessee and Orlando markets, while growing Mainsail’s client base and achieving revenue goals. “We’re […]

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