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Trio of Tampa Area Boutique Hotels Unite for Wedding Show on Oct. 7

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, September 23, 2021

WHO: The Karol Hotel (Clearwater), Epicurean Hotel (Tampa) and Fenway Hotel (Dunedin) WHAT: Three of the area’s most popular and romantic boutique hotels are joining together to host a first-ever wedding showcase at The Karol Hotel. The event will highlight the three host hotels as venues, and serve as a one-stop shop to learn about everything the area has to offer for wedding and event services. The showcase will feature a wide range of services, including Read More

Four Florida Hotels Raise More Than $7,000 for Hurricane Ida

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, September 3, 2021

Images can be found HERE. Mainsail Lodging & Development hosted a one-night “Raise the Roof for Hurricane Ida Relief” event at four of its Florida properties Tampa, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2021) – On Thursday, Sept. 2, four of Florida’s most popular rooftop bars held a “Raise the Roof for Hurricane Ida Relief” event, raising more than $7,000 for the American Red Cross. EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge (Epicurean Hotel in Tampa); Read More

Fenway Hotel Announces New Menu at HEW Parlor & Chophouse

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, September 2, 2021

Chef Eric McHugh Debuts New Menu Items at HEW DUNEDIN, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2021) – Bringing a flavorful new twist to downtown Dunedin, Fenway Hotel has announced a new menu at its signature restaurant, HEW Parlor & Chophouse. Guests and locals alike can visit the popular eatery, conveniently located inside the Fenway Hotel, to try mouth-watering new menu items and familiar favorites created by Executive Chef Eric McHugh. “Chef Eric Read More

Florida Hotels Offering Relief for Hurricane Ida

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, August 31, 2021

“Raise the Roof for Hurricane Ida Relief” WHO:  Epicurean Hotel and its rooftop bar, EDGE rooftop cocktail lounge; Fenway Hotel and its rooftop bar, Hi-Fi; The Karol Hotel and its rooftop bar, Vantage, and Luminary Hotel & Co. and its rooftop bar, Beacon Social Drinkery WHAT:  Four of Florida’s most popular rooftop bars are “Raising the Roof for Hurricane Ida Relief” Thursday, Sept. 2. EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge (Epicurean Hotel in Read More

Four Mainsail Properties Celebrated as “Best in Travel” in Tripadvisor’s 2021 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, May 19, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. (May 19, 2021) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is proud to announce that four of its properties have been recognized in the Travelers' Choice Awards by Tripadvisor. Mainsail’s 2021 award-winning properties include Epicurean Hotel, Mainsail Beach Inn, Fenway Hotel and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. This annual award program recognizes businesses that consistently deliver superlative experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. “Despite myriad challenges Read More

Fenway Hotel Announces New General Manager

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, March 22, 2021

DUNEDIN, Fla. (March 22, 2021) – Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida, announced today the appointment of Michael (Mickey) Melendez as its new general manager. Melendez will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations at the historic Fenway Hotel. Melendez has relocated from Florida’s east coast, where he most recently worked as general manager of The Daytona, Autograph Collection. “Michael’s diverse experience and positive leadership style make him a Read More

Sweet Valentine’s Day Offerings at the Epicurean Hotel, Fenway Hotel and The Karol Hotel

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, January 29, 2021

WHO: Epicurean Hotel and its signature restaurant, Élevage; Fenway Hotel and its signature restaurant, HEW Parlor & Chophouse; The Karol Hotel and its rooftop restaurant, Vantage. WHAT: Three of the area’s most popular hotels are offering romantic options for Valentine’s Day weekend. Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel, Fenway Hotel in Dunedin and the newly-opened Karol Hotel in Clearwater have all created special Valentine’s Day menus available at their signature restaurants. Élevage at Read More

Five Mainsail Properties Celebrated as “Best in Travel” in Tripadvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, August 2020

TAMPA, Fla. (August 5, 2020) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is proud to announce that five of its properties have been recognized in the 18th annual Traveler’s Choice Awards by Tripadvisor. Mainsail’s 2020 award-winning properties include Epicurean Hotel, Mainsail Beach Inn, Waterline Marina Resort, Fenway Hotel and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. The coveted annual award program celebrates travelers’ favorite hotels, restaurants, and airlines around the world, this year Read More

HEW Parlor & Chophouse Reopening Friday, May 8

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, May 2020

WHO: HEW Parlor & Chophouse at the historic Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida WHAT: Beginning Friday, May 8, HEW Parlor & Chophouse will reopen for dinner, offering a full menu of favorite appetizers, salads, entrees and more available for dine-in table service and to-go orders. Dine-in service can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors, with new seating on the Veranda and Caladesi Terrace. To-go options include the same menu items, along Read More

Fenway Hotel Announces New Executive Chef at HEW Parlor & Chophouse

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, February 2020

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 functions and special occasions in the hotel’s 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Earns Marriott International’s Excellence in Food & Beverage Award

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, October 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (October 23, 2019) – 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 Excellence in Food & Beverage Award. Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development, was on hand to accept the award at Marriott International’s recent Full-Service Owners Conference (MINA) in Scottsdale, Arizona. “It’s a genuine honor to Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Announces Executive Appointments

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, October 2019

Mainsail Lodging & Development Announces Executive Appointments New Leadership in Place for Finance, Technology   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 Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Installs Deckchair Live Webcam Technology at all Autograph Collection Properties

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, June 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (June 11, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the installment of Deckchair Livecam Technology at each of their five Autograph Collection Hotels – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique, food-focused Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida; Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the historic Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida; as well as their latest Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Properties Earn TripAdvisor Top Honors

Posted by Juliana Jimenez, June 2019

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 Excellence. Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, Fenway Hotel and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Read More

Fenway Hotel Announces New Executive Team

Posted by Sarah Junkins, November 2018

General Manager, Executive Chef, Director of Sales Join Newly-Opened Property DUNEDIN, Fla. (November 29, 2018) – The recently opened Fenway Hotel, the latest property from Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development, announced today new additions to the hotel’s executive team, including Adam Hyatt, executive chef, and Nancy Calabrese, director of sales. Opened earlier this month, the 83-room historic hotel will be overseen by newly appointed general manager Shawn Routten, a veteran Read More

Fenway Hotel Debuts with a Staged Opening Schedule

Posted by Sarah Junkins, October 2018

The Grand Lady of Dunedin makes her historic return  DUNEDIN, Fla. (October 25, 2018) – At a ribbon cutting ceremony today, Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development announced a staged opening for the new Fenway Hotel (453 Edgewater Drive). A member of the Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR), the boutique historic hotel is a project in collaboration with the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA. Located just Read More