The Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association Recognizes Hospitality Managers During its Seventh Annual Hospitality Leadership Awards Event
December 5, 2017 12:06pm
Teodora Reytor, Housekeeping Manager, EAST, Miami and James Anderson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Dream South Beach Win “Manager of the Year” Awards
Miami, FL (December 5, 2017) – The Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA), a membership organization comprised of hoteliers and allied members across Miami-Dade County, presented its "Hospitality Leadership Awards" on November 20th, honoring 160 outstanding managers of the various hotel departments. With over 400 guests in attendance, GMBHA’s President & CEO Wendy Kallergis and Past Chair Raj Singh presented the awards at the seventh annual program held at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami.
The GMBHA’s Hospitality Leadership Awards were selected from more than 160 nominations from over 40 hotels and were evaluated by a panel of external judges related to the hospitality industry. This year’s “Manager of the Year” Awards went to Teodora Reytor, Housekeeping Manager, EAST, Miami and James Anderson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Dream South Beach. In addition, thirty winners from other hotel management positions including Assistant General Manager, Catering, Culinary, Engineering, Finance, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Executive Steward, Human Resources, Recreation, Front Office, Sales & Marketing and Security were also recognized. To view the list of winners, please visit www.gmbha.com.
GMBHA’s President & CEO Wendy Kallergis; Manager of the Year Winner James Anderson, Director of Sales & Marketing, Dream South Beach; and GMBHA’s Past Chair Raj Singh
GMBHA’s President & CEO Wendy Kallergis; Manager of the Year Winner Teodora Reytor, Housekeeping Manager, EAST, Miami; and GMBHA’s Past Chair Raj Singh
“This is the GMBHA’s seventh year recognizing exceptional leaders from Miami-Dade County’s hospitality industry,” said Wendy Kallergis, GMBHA’s President & CEO. “These dedicated managers not only contribute to the overall success of our thriving tourism market but also serve as role models to their entire hotel team.” Kallergis also announced that the GMBHA will be hosting a new event “GMBHA’s 1st Annual Restaurant Awards’ event” that will launch in 2018.
The event was sponsored by Mandarin Oriental, Miami, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, InterContinental Miami, St. Regis Bal Harbour, American Airlines, Boucher Brothers, Clevelander, EAST, Miami, Cintas, MENIN Hospitality, Hotwire Communications, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, Otis, Sea View, The Setai Miami Beach & Al-Flex Exterminators, W South Beach, Faena Hotel Miami Beach
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The Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association is a membership organization comprised of hoteliers and allied members across Miami-Dade County. The association’s goal is to promote the interest of its members through advocacy, education and partnerships and advance Miami-Dade County as the visitor’s destination of choice. The GMBHA’s calendar of events includes monthly hotelier’s breakfast series and networkers as well as luncheons featuring top leaders and educators in the hospitality industry. For the past 23 years, the GMBHA has recognized exceptional hourly hotel employees during its Inn Key Awards ceremony held annually in the spring. For more information, visit gmbha.com.
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