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Fenway Hotel Announces New Executive Chef at HEW Parlor & Chophouse

DUNEDIN, Fla. (February 3, 2020) – Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida, announced today the appointment of Eric McHugh as its new Executive Chef. McHugh will direct daily culinary operations at the hotel’s signature HEW Parlor & Chophouse and Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar. He will also oversee food and beverage operations for meetings, corporate events, local catering […]

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Luminary Hotel & Co. Expands Executive Team

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 30, 2020) – Luminary Hotel & Co., the 243-room hotel that will light up downtown Fort Myers in late 2020, announced today three new additions to the hotel’s executive team, including Tom Albrecht, Director of Sales; Rhonda Decherd, Director of Catering & Convention Services; and Lesley Miller, Area Director of Human […]

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Luminary Hotel & Co. Unveils Name for Neighboring Convention Center

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 8, 2020) – Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the former Harborside Event Center will reopen later this year as the Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Amphitheater. Located in downtown Fort Myers, adjacent to the highly anticipated 243-room, Luminary Hotel & Co., the fully renovated Caloosa Sound Convention Center will […]

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Expands Corporate Housing Business

TAMPA, Fla. (January 8, 2020) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is opening Mainsail Corporate Housing, the company’s first brand entry into the corporate housing industry. The new Mainsail Corporate Housing will initially serve the Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina markets. The expansion follows Mainsail’s Jan. 1 acquisition of Commonwealth Corporate Suites, which has offered […]

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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Honored with 2019 Boaters’ Choice Award

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (Dec. 16, 2019) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a AAA Four Diamond property in the British Virgin Islands, was just named a 2019 Boaters’ Choice Marina by Marinas.com, placing Scrub Island among the top 3% of the highest rated marinas on the website. Marinas.com is the world’s No. 1 searchable […]

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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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