Lisa Kaminski, general manager of Holiday Inn Express in Marathon with her partner and past president of the Monroe County Bar Association, Maggie Gutierrez, are bundled against the cold. Lisa was awarded the prestigious Upper Keys General Manager of the Year award.
Key West Chamber Executive VP Virginia Panico, Kristen Livengood and First State Bank’s Ani Madruga enjoyed one another’s company during the cocktail hour on the patio and pool at Ocean Key Resort and Spa.
The Westin’s Lourdes Torbisco and General Manager Diane Schmidt, along with the Sheraton’s Bob Grossman chat at the party. Diane presented the award for Key West Lodging Property of the Year to Bob later in the evening.
Broadwave president Jordan Smith, Marriott Beachside’s Justin Harris and Ocean Key’s Ryan Gernaat attend the event.
George Galvan presents long-time friend Michael Knowles of the Double Tree Grand Key Resort with the award for the Key West General Manager of the Year. The two were joined by Robert Spottswood.
Peter Horton steals the evening with his charm and humor after receiving the Margo Golan Community Service Award. He’s pictured with Robert Spottswood.
The Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West conducted their 2014 awards banquet this past weekend. The evening was set against an incredible sunset at Ocean Key Resort and Spa. Lodging Association President, Jodi Weinhofer and her team hosted more than 150 guests, while distinguished members of the lodging community presented awards to deserving recipients in the local lodging and hospitality industry.