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Marriott Names Epicurean Hotel as Opening of the Year

The Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida was recently named Marriott International’s “Opening of the Year” of 2013. The accolade is based on a set of criteria and guiding principles, including adherence to the opening team plan, opening on time, communication with the Marriott team and incorporating Marriott culture into the hotel’s concept. The Epicurean was also […]

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Scrub Island Resort Receives 2013 Market Share Success Award

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Earns 2013 Market Share Success Award for a Franchise Hotel BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – received the 2013 Market Share Success Award for a Franchise Hotel from Marriott International’s 2014 Caribbean and Latin […]

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Epicurean Hotel Receives AAA Four Diamond Award

The newly-opened Epicurean Hotel,has received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating. TAMPA, Fla. (March 3, 2014) – The newly-opened Epicurean Hotel, located in Tampa’s trendy and historic Hyde Park neighborhood, has received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating. Developed in collaboration with Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House, the Epicurean Hotel […]

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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, has partnered with HoneymoonWishes

Scrub Island Resort Partners with HoneymoonWishes to Enhance Honeymoon Getaways and Destination Weddings BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (Feb. 26, 2014) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, has partnered with HoneymoonWishes, the leading honeymoon registry company, to change the way couples are handling honeymoon registries. Brides […]

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Epicurean Hotel Announces Opening of Evangeline

Epicurean Hotel Announces Opening of Evangeline – A Delectable Spa TAMPA, Fla. (Mar.4, 2014) – Located inside Tampa’s newly opened 137-room boutique Epicurean Hotel, Evangeline, a delectable spa is scheduled to open on March 5. Named for the iconic statue located in the neighboring Bern’s Steak House, the 2,800-square-foot Evangeline features five treatment rooms, a […]

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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina has transitioned its Ixora Spa to the newest L’OCCITANE-branded spa in the Caribbean

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina’s Ixora Spa Becomes Newest L’OCCITANE-Branded Spa in Caribbean BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (Feb. xx, 2014) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the first luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years and first member of the Autograph Collection® in the Caribbean, has transitioned its award-winning, […]

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Oakwood Worldwide® Honors Top Franchisees for Hospitality Excellence

Mainsail Housing Receives Prestigious Partnership Circle Award LOS ANGELES – November 20, 2013 – Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, recognized top franchisees at its 2013 franchise conference held November 3-5, in Marana, Ariz. Mainsail Housing, based in Tampa, Fla., received the highest honor – the Partnership Circle Award – […]

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Epicurean Hotel Scheduled to Open December 18, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. (November 6, 2013) – Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel has officially announced an opening date of Wednesday, December 18.  The web site – EpicureanHotel.com – is now accepting reservations for stays from December 27 and beyond. To make reservations, guests may visit the hotel’s site directly or book through Marriott.com. Those wanting to book a […]

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