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Seminoles celebrate Hard Rock expansions

After years of plans and on-the-ground work, the Tribe has completed two major expansions on what is now unquestionably its two flagship Hard Rock integrated casino-resorts, both in Florida. The centerpiece of Hollywood’s $1.5 billion project is the now open 638-room Guitar Hotel – a 450-foot high one-of-a-kind architectural marvel. The

Miss Florida Seminole to build bond with Ainu people

HOLLYWOOD — Durante Blais-Billie hit the ground running after she was crowned Miss Florida Seminole July 27. She’s already appeared at many Tribal events, programs, a symposium and the grand opening of the Guitar Hotel. She recently appeared at Florida State University’s Homecoming, too. That’s just a taste. As part of her

Diabetes program funding for Native Americans finds some life

Native American health care advocates are breathing a little easier now that a crucial federal diabetes program has been funded – at least for the short term. Temporary funding was secured for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) after President Donald Trump singed a “continuing resolution” (CR) Sept. 27 that

Hard Rock opens first Maldives property

Talk about getting away. This destination won’t disappoint. Hard Rock International recently opened its first property in the Maldives – a chain of 26 atolls that make up the Republic of Maldives in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is part of the brand’s “Crossroads Maldives” and