Future of Sanford marina hotel: Dorm rooms or tourist draw?

Sep 29, 2013 Full story: The Orlando Sentinel

To Sanford civic boosters, the old Palms Island Resort is packed with potential, a hotel on the city's waterfront that, if fixed up, could draw tourists into the city's historic core.

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Jay Sheppard

Birmingham, UK

#2 Oct 18, 2013
As former general manager of the Marina Hotel under owners Jim Barggren and Bob Horion I always felt there was an enormous potential for that hotel. Someone needs to make an investment an that hotel would be marketable provided the midges are controlled. I now teach hospitality in Nottingham, England.

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