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The Karol Hotel Announces Key Additions to Management Team

CLEARWATER, Fla. (September 5, 2019) – Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today three key additions to the management team at The Karol Hotel (2675 Ulmerton Road), including General Manager Adam Duffey, Senior Sales Manager Lindsey Ferguson, and Catering Sales Manager Amanda Ratliff. The new 123-room hotel on Feather Sound will be marketed by Mainsail […]

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Epicurean Hotel Receives AAA Four Diamond Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

TAMPA, Fla. (July 22, 2019) – The Epicurean Hotel, located in Tampa’s trendy and historic Hyde Park neighborhood, has received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating for the fifth year in a row. Only 6.3 percent of the more than 27,000 AAA Inspected & Approved hotels make the Four Diamond list. The Epicurean Hotel is now […]

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Scrub Island Resort Earns Wine Spectator Award For Wine Program at Cardamom & Co.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 3, 2019) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a AAA Four Diamond resort in the British Virgin Islands, has earned the prestigious Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for the spectacular wine program at the resort’s signature fine-dining restaurant, Cardamom & Co. The Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards is an international […]

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Luminary Hotel & Co. Appoints New General Manager

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 27, 2019) – Luminary Hotel & Co. announced today the appointment of Bob Megazzini as general manager of the 243-room hotel that will light up downtown Fort Myers in late 2020. Megazzini will oversee the hiring of new staff, day-to-day operations, and guest and employee satisfaction at Luminary Hotel, along with […]

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Mainsail Lodging & Development Properties Earn TripAdvisor Top Honors

TAMPA, Fla. (June 3, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development has announced that five of its properties have received the 2019 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Among the award-winners are the Epicurean Hotel and Mainsail Beach Inn, which were also inducted into Trip Advisor’s Hall of Fame this year, having earned five consecutive Certificates of […]

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Epicurean Hotel Initiates National Search for Executive Chef

TAMPA, Fla. (May 20, 2019) – Executive Chef Chad Johnson of the Epicurean Hotel and Haven recently announced his decision to step away from his position at the popular food-focused hotel to expand his responsibilities with the Bern’s restaurant group by assisting with the launch of Little Midway, as well as future concepts. As executive […]

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Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club Names New General Manager

ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (May 16, 2019) – Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club announced today the appointment of Lacey Lloyd-Jones as general manager of the full-service boutique waterfront hotel on Anna Maria Island. Lloyd-Jones will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the resort. “We’re very happy and proud to promote […]

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