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TECO Companies Donate $1 Million to Charities to Help During Pandemic

By Faheemah Garzon | April 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  TECO COMPANIES DONATE $1 MILLION TO CHARITIES TO HELP DURING PANDEMIC Share program will be able to help thousands of customers Tampa, Fla. (March 26, 2020) – To help the community during this unprecedented time of uncertainty, Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas are donating $1 million to local charities that will…

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MIA operational update in response to COVID-19

By Faheemah Garzon | April 2, 2020

MIA operational update in response to COVID-19 (MIAMI, April 2, 2020) – The Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD), in coordination with its federal partners, airlines, concessionaires and Miami-Dade County government, continues to closely monitor the latest developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), in order to maintain safe, healthy and efficient operations for essential passengers, cargo and employees…

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City of Miami Beach Adds Additional Measures to their State of Emergency Declaration

By Faheemah Garzon | March 19, 2020

City of Miami Beach Adds Additional Measures to their State of Emergency Declaration Link: http://www.miamibeachfl.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/City-of-Miami-Beach-Adds-Additional-Measures-.pdf FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 City of Miami Beach Adds Additional Measures to their State of Emergency Declaration –In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus– Miami Beach, FL – As the nation continues to experience rising numbers of…

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Hotel Industry Post Coronavirus

By Faheemah Garzon | March 18, 2020

Current Issue Broadvine Advertisement HotelAVE Projects A Five-Year Recovery Period For Hotel Industry Post Coronavirus PROVIDENCE, RI—Hotel Asset Value Enhancement (hotelAVE) released a study that estimated that it will take the hotel industry in the United States approximately five years to achieve pre-COVID-19 occupancies, revenues and profitability. In addition, the “hotelAVE COVID-19 Hotel Outlook” predicts that the pace of…

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Report: Marriott Begins Furloughing Employees

By Faheemah Garzon | March 18, 2020

Report: Marriott Begins Furloughing Employee NATIONAL REPORT—Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Marriott International Inc. has begun furloughing tens of thousands of employees, according to The Wall Street Journal. The report noted that the company has shut down some of its managed properties and trimmed staff through furloughs at those properties that are still operating;…

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GMBHA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

By Faheemah Garzon | March 17, 2020

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association are committed to helping local hotel operators respond to challenges presented by the coronavirus. This set of guidelines will help hotels maintain a healthy environment for guests and staff. We have created information cards for display in lobbies, break…

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Alina Tejeda Hudak Joins the City of Miami Beach

By Faheemah Garzon | February 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 18, 2020 Alina Tejeda Hudak Joins the City of Miami Beach —As an Assistant City Manager, Managing a Robust Portfolio of Departments — Miami Beach, FL –Today, former Deputy Mayor of Miami-Dade County Alina Tejeda Hudak joins the City of Miami Beach as an Assistant City Manager — overseeing a large portfolio…

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Valentine’s Day Guide!

By Faheemah Garzon | February 10, 2020

Valentine’s Day Guide 2020 Romance Package Includes: Bottle of Sparkling Wine Chocolate Covered Cherries Continental Breakfast for Two CLICK HERE TO BOOK! Valentine’s Day Package: Includes hotel accommodations plus dinner for two at Brisa Restaurant. Reservations can be booked at Valentine’s Day Room Package Non-hotel guests can also enjoy dinner at Brisa Restaurant from 6pm…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Florida International University Board of Trustees

By Faheemah Garzon | February 5, 2020

For Immediate Release January 31, 2020 Contact: Governor’s Press Office (850) 717-9282Media@eog.myflorida.com    Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Two to the Florida International University Board of Trustees  Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Gene Prescott and the reappointment of Leonard Boord to the Florida International University Board of Trustees. Gene Prescott…

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The City of Miami Beach has their Game Face On

By Faheemah Garzon | January 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2020 The City of Miami Beach has their Game Face On — As they Welcome Thousands of Visitors for Super Bowl LIV—  Miami Beach, FL – Although the City of Miami Beach may not be hosting the big game, the urban-island will be welcoming thousands of visitors in the days…

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