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Luminary Hotel & Co. Appoints Tyler Morrissey as New Director of Engineering

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 3, 2024) – Luminary Hotel & Co. is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Morrissey as its new Director of Engineering. In this pivotal role, Morrissey will oversee operations and maintenance at Luminary Hotel & Co., ensuring all facilities meet the highest standards of excellence and safety. Morrissey will also ensure compliance with all Fire Department requirements and maintain up-to-date certifications from all relevant federal, state, and local governing agencies.

“Tyler's deep connection to Southwest Florida and his impressive track record in the engineering field make him an outstanding fit for our team,” said Robert “Bobby” Nokley, General Manager of Luminary Hotel & Co. “We’re certain his leadership and dedication will enhance our operations and contribute significantly to our goals of guest satisfaction, cost control, and profitability.”

Morrissey brings more than 15 years of experience in the HVAC field to Luminary Hotel & Co. After obtaining his Florida Contractor’s license in 2013, Morrissey excelled in his career, culminating in his role as Chief Engineer at JW Marriott Marco Island. There, he managed a team of 40 engineers, ensuring seamless operation and maintenance of the hotel’s complex systems. In 2023, Morrissey’s exceptional leadership and innovative approach were recognized by Marriott Regional Leadership, leading to his selection for Marriott’s prestigious Advanced Engineering Program. This program focused on sustainability initiatives, aligning perfectly with Morrissey’s commitment to a greener future and further enhancing his expertise in sustainable practices.

Originally from Indiana, Morrissey developed a love for Southwest Florida during annual family vacations, ultimately making it his permanent home in 2001. He now resides in the area with his wife, Nicole, and their three sons. Outside of his professional responsibilities, Morrissey enjoys exploring new destinations with his family, supporting his son’s varsity athletic pursuits at Oasis High School, and soaking up the sun at the beach.

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 About Luminary Hotel & Co.

The waterfront Luminary Hotel & Co. soars 12 stories above downtown Fort Myers, Florida as the area’s first hotel in the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International. More than a hotel, the AAA Four Diamond Luminary is a hub of excitement and discovery – a focal point where locals and travelers tap into the collective energy of a city, and a story, begun by a brilliant cast of audacious local luminaries. The 243-room boutique hotel is home to the signature Silver King Ocean Brasserie and Lobby Bar; Beacon Social Drinkery rooftop lounge; Ella Mae's Diner; Oxbow Bar & Grill; Dean Street Coffee Roastery & Retail; Chips Sports Pub & Topgolf Swing Suite; The Workshop culinary theater; an indoor and outdoor fitness facility; and a spacious pool area on the fourth floor featuring an event deck overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Luminary offers 10,000 square feet of adaptable indoor and outdoor function space ideal for a variety of events and meetings and is adjacent to the neighboring Caloosa Sound Convention Center. The hotel also offers convenient access to Caloosa Sound Amphitheater located on the Caloosahatchee. For more information, visit, or follow on Instagram, X and Facebook.

About Mainsail Lodging & Development

Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, 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. Founded 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. Stay Sojo, Mainsail’s newest brand, provides short-term furnished living options across the country, while Mainsail Vacation Rentals manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and the Caribbean. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing associates, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way.

About Autograph Collection® Hotels

Autograph Collection Hotels advocates for the original, championing the individuality of each of its over 295 independent hotels located in the most desirable destinations across 50 countries and territories. Each hotel is a product of passion, inspired by a clear vision, soul, and story that makes it individual and special: Exactly Like Nothing Else. Hand-selected for their inherent craft and distinct perspectives on design and hospitality, Autograph Collection properties offer rich immersive moments that leave a lasting imprint. For more information, please visit, and explore on social via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to be inspired by immersive moments that are #ExactlyLikeNothingElse. Autograph Collection is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy®, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit

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