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From Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Record Accommodations and Food Service Jobs in Greater Miami and the Beaches Reported for November 2012 – Marking 2 Years and Eleven Months of Consecutive Job Increases

Greater Miami’s Accommodations and Food Service jobs increased +1.9% in November 2012 compared to the same period in 2011. This marks 2 years and eleven months of consecutive increased employment in Greater Miami’s Accommodations and Food Service Industry. In November 2012, 102,400 people were employed in Greater Miami’s Accommodations and Food Service sector compared to 100,500 in November 2011, a +1.9% increase.

GREATER MIAMI LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY JOBS

November 2012 November 2011 % Change 102,400 100,500 +1.9%

GOL EXPANDS DAILY SCHEDULED SERVICE BETWEEN SÃO PAULO AND MIAMI

Low-cost carrier GOL (GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes), Brazil’s second-largest airline and the nation’s top low-cost carrier, expanded to daily scheduled service between São Paulo and Miami International Airport (MIA) on Saturday, December 15. GOL began service at MIA with weekly charter flights in July and has since gained scheduled route authority to Miami from the U.S. Department of Transportation. GOL joins American Airlines and TAM as the airlines that now provide daily flights between São Paulo and Miami. During 2011, more than 1.4 million passengers traveled between MIA and seven destinations in Brazil (Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Manaus, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and São Paulo), making the country MIA’s top international market.

For more information about GOL, go to www.VoeGol.com.