Allied Upgrade eNewsletter

Our Allied Upgrade Newsletter was created to give our Allied Upgrade members the opportunity to showcase their company.

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Featured in this edition:
Agilysys, Inc.
Al-Flex Exterminators
AVmedia
Bank OZK
Baptist Health
Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes
Boca Terry
Clarium Managed Services
Globaltex Fine Linens
Guest Worldwide
Guest Supply

Glichrist & Soames
iResponze
Littler
Manchester Mills
Mid America Metals
Ride On
ShadeFLA
T&G Constructors
Vizergy
White Board Consulting Co
Zybra
Company News, Events, Offers & Deals
Agilysys, Inc.
Less Overhead. More Efficiency.

See quicker returns with a modern, mobile PMS. Agilysys brings you an intuitive cloud-based property management solution, rGuest® Stay , without the technology overhead of a traditional PMS. Find out more…


Company contact:
Robin Adams
Al-Flex Exterminators
Call Al Flex Exterminators, your one-stop shop for all your pest control needs. Our honest, reliable services approach ensures that we exceed our customers’ expectations.
 

Diva Abikarram, Commercial Manager
Office Dade: 305-552-0141
Office Broward: 954-467-7768
Cell: 786-479-4101
AV media
Serving people the way they WANT to be served.
AVmedia is an ANOMALY , we are more than just another audio-visual supplier.
We are a solutions and SERVICE oriented family, built on CREATIVE collaboration with our PARTNERS and their GUESTS , with an ongoing investment in our team and technology.
As we expand throughout Florida, we want you to know you have OPTIONS .
Let our AVmedia team ENGAGE , CAPTIVATE and INSPIRE your guests and help you DIFFERENTIATE your hotel in the marketplace.

Colin Gold, General Manager, Hospitality Partnerships
Mobile: 305.785.6511
Bank OZK
Bank OZK is proud to present its new promotion to all Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association members.


Company contact:
Harold Lopez
O: 305-763-8505 | M:305-807-6439
Baptist Health International
Baptist Health South Florida has one of the nation's largest and busiest international divisions. Our multilingual physicians and staff take great pride in delivering high-quality, personalized and compassionate care.
 
For guests who require healthcare services during their stay, please contact Baptist Health International 24 hours-a-day at (786) 596-2373 or email International@BaptistHealth.net


Company Contact:
Office: (786) 596-2373 
Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes

We consistently rank among the region’s top firms in land use, zoning and environmental law, and have been at the forefront of Miami-Dade County’s phenomenal growth, guiding clients on all aspects of local, state and federal real estate permitting and licensing, zoning approvals, amendments of local government comprehensive plans, urban redevelopment, due diligence reviews, growth management, concurrency and environmental matters.


Company Contact:
Michael Larkin – MLarkin@BRZoninglaw.com
Robert Behar –  Rbehar@BRZoninglaw.com
Boca Terry
Boca Terry is a family-owned and operated business with over 50 years of design innovation experience. Boca Terry supplies, sources, designs, manufactures and distributes its extensive collection of competitively priced, high quality bathrobes, towels, slippers, and spa accessories to top-tier companies all around the world. 

 
Company Contact:
Bruce Cohen
Office: (954) 312-4409
Clarium Managed Services
Clarium Managed Services is a Miami based “pure play” cyber security firm offering GMBHA members a Complimentary GDPR Security Assessment based on their current security posture. The Assessment will allow members to understand how close to “GDPR Readiness” they are, while also preparing them for the new CCPA regulations that just released.



Company Contact:
Arjun Ohri,  arjun@clarium.tech  for your free assessment.
Globaltex Fine Linens

Company Contact:
Email: sales @globaltexusa.com
Phone: (305) 751-2343
Guest Worldwide
About Guest Worldwide
Guest Worldwide, a Sysco company, has been the leading provider of hospitality products to the lodging industry for more than 40 years with more than 30,000 products sold in more than 25,000 well-known chains and independent properties around the globe. As the only global provider to the hotel and lodging industry, the company maintains relationships with leading hotels around the world. 
 
The new operating structure will create three distinct business units under the parent Company, Guest Worldwide. The business units include:
 
Gilchrist & Soames
Gilchrist & Soames combines its leading amenity manufacturing capabilities with a passion for pure and innovative bath products, unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship and clean, skin-friendly formulations.

For more information contact:
Victoria Hurley
M +317-966-1330
 
Manchester Mills
As one of the world’s leading textile producers, Manchester Mills is thoroughly committed to meeting the ever-changing needs of customers. With a powerful blend of unrivaled expertise and manufacturing flexibility, Manchester Mills delivers uniquely exceptional guest experiences through uncompromising quality and a relentless passion for innovation.

For more information contact:
Claudia Goldsmith
M +786-831-3722
 
Guest Supply
With more than 40 years of experience, Guest Supply is an industry leader in hospitality supplies, serving the world’s top hotel chains and independent properties in over 100 countries as a full-spectrum distribution solution provider.

For more information contact:
Rossana Martinez
M +786-570-4076
iRESPONZE
What is your 2020 social plan?
How do you plan to manage your social media and guest reviews in 2020? We can save you time by partnering with you. We collaborate with you to create custom content and post it on social media. We also offer a Review Responding service to help you handle guest reviews and feedback. We engage with social butterflies - those who post reviews, complete guest surveys, send a message on Facebook or tag your hotel on Instagram – You provide an exceptional guest experience.

We offer services based on a hotel's needs and budget. Check out our plans.

 
Company Contact:
Marisa Montanaro
Phone: (800) 528-3135
Littler

Littler Hospitality Roundtable Event
Please join Littler on Thursday, February 6 for a roundtable discussion designed for hospitality employers. Get up to speed on legal changes affecting the hospitality industry, and explore the challenges facing your workplace. For more information and to register for the event, visit  littler.com  or contact Elizabeth Walsh at   ewalsh@littler.com .
 
 

Company Contact:
Patrick DeBlasio, Shareholder
Phone: (305) 400-7506
Mid Americas Metals
Mid America Metals has been providing world-class architectural refinishing services since 1985. In December 2019, Mid America Metals acquired Stuart Dean’s Miami branch and we now are offering our services to the greater Miami area. Let us show you how we can improve the look of commercial property today!
 


Company Contact:
Michael E Williams / District Manager South Florida Division

Erik Silic / Account Representative South Florida
786-390-9222
RideOn Miami
Ride On Miami , the exclusive e-bike share program for Miami-Dade County, has recently started the launch of the system for a limited number of users. 

We are offering special prices for early partners with promotions for users. Contact us to find out more! And remember, don't miss the opportunity to install a private fleet at your hotel!
 
 
Company Contact:
Miguel Vital
2153 Coral Way, Suite 602
Miami, FL 33145
ShadeFLA
ShadeFLA is a boutique awning company that has been providing shade solutions for over 15 years. From design to installation, we're a one-stop-shop for all things shade. We design and install retractable roofs and awnings, tension sails, louvered roofs, umbrellas, and more. Our products have been installed at high-end hotels: Faena, The Ritz Carlton & more. We invite you to follow our Linked-In profile to learn more about this and other products. https://www.linkedin.com/company/shadefla


Company Contact:
Margueritte Ramos, President
Office: 305-759-7423
Cell: 305-389-7444

T&G Constructors
At T&G, our “Total Project Delivery” method and extensive scope of services have earned us a reputation for taking your profitability seriously. Through early involvement, creative solutions and reasoned alternatives, we minimize your risks, safeguard your investments and look after your bottom line. These types of promises we make to our customers are simply a means to an end: To earn your trust and develop a long-term relationship .


Company Contact:
Huey Gonzalez, Business Development
Phone: (786) 412-5256
Vizergy Digital Marketing
GMBHA Member marketing firm drives a 22% increase in client booking revenues in 2019

Vizergy Digital Marketing has released it’s  2019 Year in Review  including a list of 17 different charitable organizations where employees volunteered in 2019, contributing more than 384 hours of personal time and over $7,000 in contributions.  The Vizergy teams  also logged over 800 hours of advanced training and boast 30+ digital marketing certifications. The typical hotel digital marketing client saw a 17% increase in availability checks, 18% more reservations and 22% in additional booking revenues in 2019! A complementary digital performance audit is available to all GMBHA members by emailing  Hope.W@Vizergy.com



Company Contact:
Hope Waggett, CHDM
Phone: (904) 389-1130
Whiteboard Consulting
You know your people are the most important part of your organization. You have worked hard to bring the best on board, and you want to see them learn, grow, and achieve their maximum potential. We know it, too. 
 
At Whiteboard, we work with you to build just-in-time learning and development tools based on your needs, your business and your preferences. From a simple stand-alone workshop to fire-start your team's engagement, to an on-going program to create a customized amazing new hire journey, leadership development or customer service program; you know what you need, we know how to help. 


Company Contact:
Gaby Herrera
Phone: (305) 773-2237
Zybra
NEW name, NEW app, SAME great service :) Offer your guests the greenest and healthiest amenity! We provide custom branded bicycles on a self serve platform. Fully comprehensive and all inclusive. No maintenance headaches. Check out our new website and contact us for any additional info.


Company Contact:
Yechiel Rosenblum, Founder & CEO
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