GMBHA & GMCC Present: It’s a HIT Panel at WeWork 5.18.2016

On Wednesday, May 18th, Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association & HYPE Miami, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s young professionals committee jointly hosted a signature event at WeWorks in Miami Beach.

A distinguished and diverse group of panelists discussed how the interplay between the Hospitality Industry and Technology has made Miami a global travel destination. Thank you to everyone that attended the event.

Miami International Airport Asia Task Force

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I am very proud to serve on the MIA Asia Task Force. The task force met on May 10th to review the results of travel surveys from more than 100 local organizations that have strong business ties to the Asian region. The group also discussed next steps in its efforts to secure first-ever nonstop passenger service between Miami and Asia. I will keep you posted on our progress.

Congratulations to the 22nd Annual GMBHA Inn Key Awards Nominees and Winners

Our 22nd Annual Inn Key Awards Luncheon on April 29th was an incredible tribute to our hardworking hotel employees. David Healy, Chairman of the Board, and our GMBHA Board of Directors would like to congratulate the 320 hotel employee nominees and the 26 winners. We would also like to congratulate the 60 hotel nominees and the 10 winners for the Hotel Achievement Awards. With over 800 in attendance to include over 70 hotels represented, the room was electric and tearful as we all celebrated the “heart of our hotels”… OUR EMPLOYEES.

Please click here to view a list of all the winners and read more about this wonderful event.

Kyle Peppe_The Ritz Key Biscayne_Lodging OVER_

Lodging Employee of the Year (Over 200 rooms): Kyle Peppe, The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

Frank Ruiz_Sonesta_Lodging UNDER

Lodging Employee of the Year (Under 200 rooms): Frank Ruiz, Sonesta Coconut Grove

Please click here to view a list of all the winners and read more about this wonderful event.