Many thanks to Laurent Fraticelli, General Manager & Fernando Cerna, Director of Sales & Marketing, EAST, Miami for inviting me to a cocktail reception at the pre-opening office. The hotel will be a wonderful addition to the Brickell area and my staff and I are looking forward to their Grand Opening in the next few months.
Many thanks to Giulia Loiacono, Hotel Manager, Cadet Hotel & Patrick Guest, Pied a Terre Manager & Wine Expert for hosting our April evening networker. This charming 1940s Art Deco boutique hotel once housed WWII U.S. Air Force Cadets and film star Clark Gable.
Many thanks to 1 Hotel South Beach for hosting our breakfast panel.
The topic of discussion was: Hospitality Concepts: How to Entice Guests and Drive Revenue
Also, many thanks to our moderator Jonas Niermann, Director, Hospitality & Leisure Consulting, PwC and our incredible panel sharing with us their knowledge and insight:
– Seth Gadinsky, Owner, H3 Hospitality
– Borja Alvarez de Estrada, Brand Franchisee, Purobeach
– Liubasha Rose, VP Design, Starwood Capital
– Brian Vujnovic, Vice President & Director of Operations, Robert Finvarb Companies
We are also very grateful to all the attendees that helped us make this a spectacular event
For more photos from this event, please click HERE
Many thanks to FIU for inviting me to the 14th Annual Torch Awards, established by the Alumni Association to honor our graduates who have had a positive impact on their profession, the community and the university. The event was held at the beautiful Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort.
Wendy Kallergis and Jennie Murray, Director of Integration Programs travel to California to meet with their colleagues to introduce the New American Workforce citizenship program to their hotels. The trip was a success and there was a great exchange of ideas and initiatives to share. Looking forward to our next meeting together.