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Indemnity Security & Investigation (ISI) is thrilled and grateful for the opportunity to support and work alongside the Super Bowl LIV Business Connect Program

By Faheemah Garzon | January 21, 2020

Indemnity Security & Investigation (ISI) is thrilled and grateful for the opportunity to support and work alongside the Super Bowl LIV Business Connect Program—because of programs like these ISI is able to offer jobs and recruit eager individuals from our own community. The Business Connect Program ensures smaller businesses-like ISI, have the opportunity to compete…

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THE RELATED GROUP HAS CHOSEN HCP MEDIA AS CUSTOM PUBLISHING PARTNER TO PRODUCE ‘ART OF LIVING’ ORIGINAL COFFEE TABLE BOOK

By Faheemah Garzon | January 7, 2020

THE RELATED GROUP TAPS HCP MEDIA AS CUSTOM PUBLISHING PARTNER FOR ORIGINAL COFFEE TABLE BOOK ‘Art of Living’ will Celebrate the Stunning Architecture, Design and Museum-Quality Art Collections On Display at Each of Related’s Iconic Properties  MIAMI, December 30, 2019 – The Related Group, one of the country’s most respected real estate conglomerates and leader…

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MIA voted Best Airport for Shopping by Global Traveler readers

By Faheemah Garzon | December 13, 2019

MIA voted Best Airport for Shopping by Global Traveler readers (MIAMI, December 12, 2019) – On December 11, Miami International Airport received the award for Best Airport Shopping from Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey awards, as voted by readers of Global Traveler, www.globaltravelerusa.com – one of the leading industry publications for frequent business and…

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Sunny Isles Beach Prohibits the Sale and Distribution of Plastic Beverage Straws

By Faheemah Garzon | December 3, 2019

Sunny Isles Beach Prohibits the Sale and Distribution of Plastic Beverage Straws Beginning January 2, 2020, the sale and distribution of plastic beverage straws and stirrers in Sunny Isles Beach is prohibited. Ordinance 2019-543 states that no beverage provider or food provider in Sunny Isles Beach shall sell, distribute or provide plastic beverage straws to customers who…

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Greater Miami has worked hard to become a top tourist destination, and it shows by William D Talbert III

By Faheemah Garzon | October 28, 2019

Greater Miami has worked hard to become a top tourist destination, and it shows | Opinion by William D Talbert III According to a leading events publication, Biz Bash, three of the nation’s top events are taking place in Greater Miami and the Beaches within the next four months: Art Basel Miami Beach, South Beach…

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FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism students visit hotels this summer 2019 for the Florida Green Lodging Survey

By Faheemah Garzon | October 24, 2019

FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism students visit hotels this summer 2019 for the Florida Green Lodging Survey The Standard Group: -Students: Joseph Benhamu, Alondra Rodriguez, Carlos Figueroa, Gabriela Solorio, Elan Perczek -Photo’d with Alejandro Gonzalez: Director of Building Operations Eden Roc Group: -Students: Matthew Weithorn, Sofia Mangachi, Alexandra Monroy, KhrisAnn Morrison, Gonzalo Romero…

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GMBHA Sustainable Council Chair Nancy Scanlon, Professor, FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism represents GMBHA at conference

By Faheemah Garzon | October 10, 2019

GMBHA Sustainable Council Chair, Nancy Scanlon, Professor at FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism, was a panelists at the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Sustainable Hospitality Summit representing the GMBHA and speaking about the efforts of Greater Miami hotels to be resilient and more sustainable in the face of climate change impacts such…

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MIA “went pink” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Faheemah Garzon | October 1, 2019

(MIAMI- October 1, 2019) – Miami International Airport “went pink” today in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. With the flip of a switch, MIA Director and CEO Lester Sola, joined by Miami-Dade County Commission Vice Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, kicked off the airport’s awareness campaign, which includes MIA’s Central Boulevard welcome sign, flight…

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4th Annual Celebrating our Hotels Presentation & Reception

By Faheemah Garzon | September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, 2019 we hosted our 4th Annual Celebrating our Hotel Presentation and Reception at EAST, Miami. We heard from our hotels on their recent renovations, new hotel additions, upcoming renovations and new openings. Our guest speakers were Paul Weimer, Senior Vice President, CBRE who gave an update on the Miami Hotel Market-Performance…

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The Bahamas needs our help – Hurricane Dorian Relief Effots

By Faheemah Garzon | September 4, 2019

The Bahamas needs our help! Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Hurricane Dorian is continuing to devastate Grand Bahama and has created enormous destruction in the Abacos. The GMBHA needs your support for our friends and families in the Bahamas. Please see our recommendations listed below. Please be as generous as possible and thank you for your…

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