Arthur H. Hertz Receives American Jewish Committee’s 2011 National Human Relations Award


Congratulations to our dear friend and community partner Arthur H. Hertz, Chairman & CEO, Wometco Enterprises Inc. for receiving the American Jewish Committee’s 2011 National Human Relations Award earlier this month at the Biltmore Hotel. Over 350 in attendance of gov’t officials, friends, family, and industry leaders paid tribute to our great leader.

Riverside Hotel Celebrates 75 Years


Congratulations to Heiko Dobrikow, General Manager and GMBHA Board of Director and his team  for a wonderful celebration of the Riverside Hotel’s 75 years last week.

The charming hotel on Las Olas Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale is owned by the Wells family, who back in 1935, were determined that a hotel would be a great business!

What a great history

FIU’s Green Hotels Georgia Partnership


GMBHA Sustainable Hospitality Council partners with FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt. with Green Hotels Georgia.

Peggy Benua, Co-Chair and member Pred Vaskrsich of our GHC and I participated in a roundtable discussion on the Green Hotels Initiative which brought together FIU’s leading faculty members and Georgian delegation (representatives from the Embassy of Georgia in USA and Georgian Hospitality Group) Green Hotels Georgia envisages construction of a chain (up to 5) of conceptual hotels throughout Georgia, in the key, from tourism perspective, locations, which will feature eco and bio-friendly elements, as well as authentic, unique to this particular region, architectural and cultural highlights. Many thanks to Dean Hampton and his team for including us in this global green initiative.

Fully Charged


Don’t miss Fully ChargedSM, the all-new surge of circus entertainment from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® where megawatts of thrills explode off of the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that energize Children of All Ages!

Playing at the AmericanAirlines Arena Jamuary 5-16, 2012

Use the special promotional code GMBHA and receive 25% off select ticket prices and select performances, only for GMBHA Members.