GMBHA Hosts Business of Green Luncheon at JW Marriott Marquis Miami 2/4/11

Wyndham Hotels VP of Sustainability and Innovation Headlines GMBHA Business of Green Luncheon
Friday, February 4, 2011
11:30 a.m. Networking & Green Business Expo
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Blvd Way
Miami, FL
One Complimentary Admission per GMBHA Membership
Guests – $50
Table of 10 Sponsorship – $650

Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association & event sponsor, Shore Club
“The Business of Green luncheon with Faith Taylor, VP Sustainability & Innovation, Wyndham Worldwide

On Friday, February 4, 2011, the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) brings hospitality innovator, Faith Taylor, VP Sustainability and Innovation, Wyndham Worldwide, to Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis Miami for the ‘Business of Green’ luncheon.

Ms. Taylor directs Wyndham Worldwide’s sustainable hospitality program, which includes 55 brands, over 30,000 employees and 80, 000 locations in 100 countries. In 2009, Newsweek recognized Wyndham as one of the top 100 greenest companies in America.

Ms. Taylor will share insights for implementing profitable sustainable hotel practices throughout the world. The Business of Green discussion will focus on reducing operating costs and increasing profitability by integrating sustainable behaviors and innovative business technologies.

GMBHA’s Green Hospitality Council organized the event to showcase Wyndham Worldwide’s success in building its worldwide sustainable brand. Sponsored by Shore Club and hosted by J.W. Marriott Marquis, the event also features vendors specializing in sustainable products and technologies.

Ms. Taylor, who is also chair of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Environmental and Engineering Committee and active with both the World Travel and Tourism Council and the International Tourism Partnership, will also be addressing a campus-wide audience for Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the morning.

For additional information, contact: Vanja Majkic at or call (305) 531-3553.

The Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association is a membership-based organization comprising of hoteliers and allied members across Miami Dade County. The goal is to unify the travel, tourism and hospitality industry with the business and governmental leaders and our tourism partners locally, nationally and internationally to enhance the visitor experience through education, advocacy and networking. The GMBHA serves as a clearing house and central address for information to connect our hoteliers with the allied members to better serve our industry’s customers.