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Epicurean Hotel Announces Staff Promotions

TAMPA, Fla. (October 30, 2017) – The 137-room Epicurean Hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa recently announced promotions of four employees: Shawn Routten to director of operations, Genevieve Wojick to front office manager, Teresa Riccardi to front desk supervisor and Ellen Macleish to Sous Chef. Shawn Routten, the new […]

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Mainsail Lodging Announces Executive Promotions, Appointments

New Leadership in Place for Finance, Facilities, Human Resources Departments TAMPA, Fla. (October 24, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the promotions of Nan Feng to vice president of finance, and Fred Nalls to corporate director of facilities, and the rehiring of Vanessa Paul as corporate director of human resources. The three have […]

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Epicurean Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as Top Hotel in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (October 24, 2017) – The Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida recently secured the #4 spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards for “Top Hotels in Florida,” making it the only hotel in the Tampa Bay area to be listed in the top 10.  Selections were determined via questionnaire from a variety […]

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Earns Marriott International’s Prestigious “Partnership Circle Award,” Hall of Fame Induction

TAMPA, Fla. (October 19, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development, a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean, was recognized with Marriott International’s Partnership Circle Award, the highest honor awarded by Marriott to its owners and franchise partners for hospitality excellence. Mainsail was also inducted […]

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Luminary Hotel & Co. to Break Ground Oct. 6 in Downtown Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2017) – On Friday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m., Mainsail Lodging & Development will break ground on the new Luminary Hotel & Co. on the waterfront in downtown Fort Myers. A groundbreaking event will begin at the Harborside Event Center, where guests will hear remarks from city officials and hotel […]

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Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel Names New General Manager

TAMPA, Fla. (June 28, 2017) – The Epicurean Hotel announced today the appointment of Kevin Scott as general manager of the 137-room boutique hotel. Scott will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the Epicurean, located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa. Tom Haines, previous general manager of […]

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2017 Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational Rescheduled to Sept. 2-5

WHEN: The Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational will take place Sept. 2-5, 2017. The event was originally scheduled for August.   WHO: Skip’s Tournaments and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina.   WHAT: The Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational will now take place Sept. 2-5, 2017. This summer, saltwater sportsmen from around the world can experience the September […]

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