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

Posted by Kelly Stafford, May 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 HotelMainsail Beach InnFenway 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 over the past year, these Mainsail properties found a way to delight travelers, making these awards a true testament to the outstanding service and quality Mainsail provides guests across our diverse portfolio of hotels and resorts,” said Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development. “This recognition brings some much-needed good news to the hardworking teams who continue striving to deliver extraordinary guest experiences.”

The food-focused Epicurean Hotel in Tampa’s trendy Hyde Park has received the award each year since its December 2013 opening, leading to its induction into Tripadvisor’s Hall of Fame, along with fellow inductees Mainsail Beach Inn on Anna Maria Island, and Scrub Island Resort, a private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, which has now won the award for 11 consecutive years. This is the third year for Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida. These four Mainsail Lodging & Development properties rank in the top 10% of hotels worldwide.

The Mainsail Lodging & Development properties have also been recognized on similar travel lists, including Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels and World’s Best Family Hotel in the Caribbean, and Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Hotels in Florida, among others.

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. Available in 49 markets and 28 languages, Tripadvisor-branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 463 million unique monthly visitors, and over 878 million reviews and opinions.

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About Mainsail Lodging & Development
Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, corporate furnished housing, and resort property management and development, marketing and sales. An established company with a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, Mainsail prides itself in finding unique lodging opportunities with a purpose, and applying its passion and expertise to each project. Created by President Joe Collier with a combination of daring vision and dogged determination, Mainsail has built an impressive portfolio of top-branded properties throughout the southeastern United States and Caribbean. Each Mainsail property inspires guests with a distinct character and meticulously crafted, sophisticated style, from a private island resort, and urban culinary showplaces, to waterfront marvels, boutique southern hotels, and a historic jazz era icon. Through its Mainsail Corporate Housing and Mainsail Vacation Rentals brands, the company manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and corporate housing solutions across the country. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing leadership team, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way.

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