At Elite Parking, we like to stay informed about industry trends including technology. The challenges the parking industry faces may differ significantly around the globe, but technology is bridging the gaps. The Global Parking Association Leaders (GPALs) Summit, a group comprised of parking associations from around the world, recently took a survey that involved parking professionals from 21 countries. The results revealed some basic similarities along with a few country-specific differences.

World-renowned Wyndham selects Elite Parking as parking management at TRYP Hotel

Elite Parking recently acquired the contract to provide valet and parking management services to Wyndham Hotel’s brand new TRYP located in Ft. Lauderdale. The hotel is located in the “Boating Capital of the World,” the city’s premier luxury yacht marina. The stylish hotel and its sophisticated amenities embrace the nautical lifestyle and tropical beauty that make South Florida so popular.

“It’s exciting to be aligned with a brand that carries a name of excellence in both the resort and travel industry. We look forward to upholding the company’s vision of five- star service to guests from the moment they check-in to the moment they depart,” said Elite’s Managing Member, Ruben Perez-Sanchez.

TRYP by Wyndham offers guest’s a variety of amenities including an outdoor spa, mini basketball court, a fitness center, a sports movie theatre, business conference rooms, a business center and access to waterfront dining. TRYP by Wyndham Maritime also anchors the 168-slip Marina Bay Resort, one of leading upscale marinas in Southeast Florida that can accommodate mega yachts and offer charter boat rentals.

Elite Parking provides reliable residential parking services to high-end condominium and hotel properties. The residential group has years of experience working in Florida with developers, condo associations and building owners, and understands the fiscal requirements and works within each client’s budgets. All of Elite’s staff members are trained extensively in the hospitality industry and will make sure all residents receive a seamless parking experience.

June’s Employee of the Month

Elite Parking wants to congratulate Armand Pierre Adlain for receiving June’s employee of the month! Adlain started with Elite Parking a little over a year and a half ago and is presently the valet at two of Elite’s properties, Mediterranean Village and Aventura Marina II. As a valet driver at Elite Parking, he handles all areas of valet operations which include: park and retrieve cars, manage tickets, check and verify cars for damage; greet residents; collect fees; manage the valet podium; organize vehicles; manage parking area (barricades, directing traffic, etc.); adhere to the property management’s expectations and build a great relationship with both the property management and their residents by providing “white glove service”.

Adlain is originally from Haiti, but has spent much of his life and graduated from high school here in Miami. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family; his wife and daughter. Adlain is also an experienced electrician who provides his services to homeowners in his spare time.

May’s Employee of the Month

Elite Parking wants to congratulate Wilfred Lariviere for receiving May’s employee of the month! He began his career with Elite Parking a little over nine years ago, and has brought years of experience in the areas of customer service, sales and employee management. Presently, he is the valet parking manager at Miami’s new Wyndham Tryp Hotel. His hard work and dedication and his ability to uphold the “white glove” service standard at the hotel has earned him this award.

As a valet manager, he handles all areas including: managing parking and traffic control in assigned areas; compile weekly volume reports for client briefings; solve daily operational issues; and hire, train and supervise Elite’s on-site valet team. Lariviere also oversees activities and tasks necessary to achieve the financial objectives of the location.

Lariviere is originally from New York, but spent most of his young life in Miami Beach. He has received numerous awards for maintaining high standards in customer service throughout his career. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys playing a variety of sports, but basketball is his passion. He brings a stellar work ethic and an energetic energy that puts smiles on each guest’s face.