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

Posted by Juliana Jiménez, 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 Jiménez, October 2019

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 the southeastern United States and the Caribbean. Mainsail’s portfolio is quickly expanding with lifestyle hotels Read More

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

Posted by Juliana Jiménez, 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 on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the historic Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida; as well as their latest project, Luminary Hotel & Read More

Mainsail Lodging & Development Properties Earn TripAdvisor Top Honors

Posted by Juliana Jiménez, 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, Fenway Hotel and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina round out Read More

Waterline Marina Resort Names New General Manager

Posted by Juliana Jiménez, May 2019

ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (May 16, 2019) – Waterline Marina Resort 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 Lacey to general manager of Waterline,” said Joe Collier, Mainsail Lodging & Development president. “She has truly made Read More

Join Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen for their Inaugural Oktoberfest 2018

Posted by Kelly Stafford, October 2018

WHO: Waterline Marina Resort and its signature restaurant, Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen WHAT: Join Waterline Marina Resort and its signature restaurant, Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen, for their Inaugural Oktoberfest 2018. The festivities will take place Saturday, Oct. 13 inside The Plimsoll Ballroom, on the pool deck and outdoor patio of Eliza Ann's. For only $29.99 per adult (advance ticket) or $34.99 (day-of) and $17.99 per child under 12, guests can enjoy a Read More

Waterline Marina Resort Adds to Executive Team

Posted by Kelly Stafford, August 2018

ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (August 17, 2018) – Waterline Marina Resort, a full-service boutique waterfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, announced today two new additions to the hotel’s executive team: Christopher Hunter, general manager and Vincent Isbell, director of engineering. General Manager Chris Hunter will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of Waterline Marina Resort, as well as its sister property, Mainsail Beach Inn, an award-winning 12-unit Read More

Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen Making Splash with New Summer Menu, “Dine & Daycation” Pool Party Offer

Posted by Kelly Stafford, August 2018

Open seven days a week, restaurant offering weekend pool access with live entertainment   ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (August 1, 2018) – Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen located inside Waterline Marina Resort on Anna Maria Island, Florida is heating things up this summer with new menu offerings and extended hours of operations. Now open seven days a week, Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen has debuted a new summer menu highlighting favorites such Read More

Join Waterline Marina Resort and Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch for a “Bon Voyage Bortie” Sendoff Celebration during Tour de Turtles

Posted by Kelly Stafford, June 2018

Island Conservation Partners Sponsoring Female Loggerhead in Annual Migration “Marathon”   Who: Waterline Marina Resort, Bortell’s Lounge and Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch & Shorebird Monitoring (AMITW)   What: Waterline Marina Resort, along with community partners AMI Turtle Watch & Shorebird Monitoring and Bortell’s Lounge, is co-sponsoring “Bortie” – a nesting female turtle –  for the 11th Annual Tour de Turtles! Created by the Sea Turtle Conservancy, the annual “marathon” event Read More

“Slip” into Paradise at Waterline Marina Resort

Posted by Kelly Stafford, June 2018

Full-service Anna Maria Island hotel and marina offering free slip for dining, overnight stays Anna Maria Island, Fla. (June 11, 2018) – Waterline Marina Resort is offering boaters and sailors a free slip with an overnight stay at the resort or when dining at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen. The only full-service hotel on the island, Waterline is the perfect place for a waterside rendezvous and can accommodate boats up to 45 Read More

Easter Brunch and Family Fun at Waterline Marina Resort

Posted by Kelly Stafford, March 2018

   WHO: Waterline Marina Resort and its signature restaurant, Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen  WHAT: Waterline Marina Resort is offering a full day of family fun for Easter, including an egg-cellent Easter Brunch at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen. In addition to the usual fabulous menu options, Executive Chef James Baselici has created a number of specialty items for Easter, including east coast blue point oysters and bloody mary granita, butter poached Maine lobster, Read More

Local Artist Cory Wright Appearing at Waterline Marina Resort

Posted by Kelly Stafford, February 2018

  Local Artist Cory Wright Appearing at Waterline Marina Resort Award-Winning Artist will be at the resort during Holmes Beach Art Walk   WHO: Mainsail Lodging & Development’s newest property Waterline Marina Resort, and award-winning local artist Cory Wright   WHAT: As a participant in the Holmes Beach Art District’s annual Holmes Beach Art Walk, Waterline Marina Resort is welcoming guests and art enthusiasts to preview the artwork of island resident and Read More

Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen Now Open at New Waterline Marina Resort

Posted by Kelly Stafford, December 2017

Executive Chef James Baselici Leads New Anna Maria Island Restaurant   ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (December 19, 2017) – Waterline Marina Resort, a full-service resort on Anna Maria Island, Florida and member of the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR), is pleased to announce the opening of Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen. The boutique waterfront hotel (5325 Marina Drive) opened its doors last month in Holmes Beach on Read More

New Waterline Marina Resort Now Open on Anna Maria Island

Posted by Kelly Stafford, November 2017

General Manager Sandra Zinck appointed to oversee new resort   Anna Maria Island, Fla. (November 30, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the opening of the all-new Waterline Marina Resort, a full-service resort on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The boutique waterfront hotel is located at 5325 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach on the eastern shore of the island and offers exclusive amenities, distinctive services and numerous opportunities for Read More

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

Posted by Kelly Stafford, October 2017

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 into the award program’s Hall of Fame. Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development, Read More

Media Alert – Waterline Marina Resort Now Hiring Full-time, Part-Time Staff

Posted by Kelly Stafford, October 2017

WHO: Waterline Marina Resort, opening this fall on Anna Maria Island. The newest Mainsail Lodging & Development property, Waterline will feature 37 stylish guest rooms and suites with gourmet kitchens; 50-slip marina offering a variety of water activities; 2,000 square feet of meeting space; signature restaurant and bar; resort-style swimming pool with oversized sun deck extending into the marina.   WHAT: Waterline Marina Resort is looking to fill full-time and part-time Read More

Waterline Marina Resort Launches “Where in the World is Eliza Ann?” Facebook Contest

Posted by Kelly Stafford, September 2017

What: Waterline Marina Resort announced today a "turtley" awesome contest on their Facebook page, “Where in the World is Eliza Ann?” This past June, in partnership with Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch & Shorebird Monitoring (AMITW), Waterline Marina Resort tagged and released a nesting female loggerhead sea turtle – Eliza Ann – in the 10th Annual Tour de Turtles powered by the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Since then, the mother-to-be has had quite Read More

New Waterline Marina Resort and Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch Sponsoring “Eliza Ann” in Tour de Turtles

Posted by Waterline, June 2017

Island Conservation Partners Sponsoring Female Loggerhead in Annual Migration “Marathon” BRADENTON BEACH, Fla. (June 20, 2017) – In partnership with Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch & Shorebird Monitoring (AMITW), Waterline Marina Resort is sponsoring a nesting female loggerhead sea turtle – Eliza Ann – in the 10th Annual Tour de Turtles. Created by the Sea Turtle Conservancy, the annual “marathon” event uses satellite telemetry to track the migration of turtles Read More

Waterline Marina Resort to Promote Turtle Friendly Properties

Posted by Waterline, March 2017

BRADENTON BEACH, Fla. (March 6, 2017) – Waterline Marina Resort is proud to announce their partnership with Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch & Shorebird Monitoring to advance the mission of a suitable habitat for sea turtles, shorebirds and the ecosystem of the island and its surrounding waters. Slated to open this May, Mainsail Lodging & Development’s newest property – Waterline Marina Resort – will incorporate special programs, promotions and messaging Read More

New Waterline Marina Resort Scheduled for Early 2017 Opening on Anna Maria Island

Posted by Waterline, January 2017

Mainsail Lodging & Development Building The Island’s Only Full-Service Hotel TAMPA, Fla. (Oct 15, 2015) – At an October 15 groundbreaking ceremony, Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development announced a target opening date of early 2017 for the new Waterline Marina Resort, a full-service resort on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The boutique waterfront hotel is located at 5325 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach on the East shore of Anna Maria Island Read More

New Waterline Marina Resort Scheduled for Early 2017 Opening on Anna Maria Island

Posted by Waterline, September 2016

Mainsail Lodging & Development Building The Island’s Only Full-Service Hotel TAMPA, Fla. (Oct 15, 2015) – At an October 15 groundbreaking ceremony, Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development announced a target opening date of early 2017 for the new Waterline Marina Resort, a full-service resort on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The boutique waterfront hotel is located at 5325 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach on the East shore of Anna Maria Island Read More