Fluxa with American Friends of Jamaica President Brenda LaGrange Johnson
The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) recently honored Miguel Fluxa Rossello, executive chairman of Grupo Iberostar, at a gala at the St. Regis New York. Travel Agent was there as Fluxa accepted the award and told attendees, “I believe that companies have a responsibility to give back to the communities they operate in, and this is why the Fundacion Iberostar is so dedicated to its work in Jamaica. When you invest in people, especially children at a young age, and give them the tools to achieve great things, all of society benefits.”
AFJ is a non-profit organization that supports Jamaican charities and social initiatives targeted at improving the lives of Jamaicans. As a way to help serve disadvantaged communities around the world, Fluxa created Fundacion Iberostar in 2004. This non-profit organization is committed to improving quality of life and living conditions, promoting education, and addressing social and cultural needs in developing countries, with particular focus on assisting children and the disabled.
In Jamaica, the charity has carried out numerous initiatives, many of which benefit local schools. This includes providing Iberostar technicians to perform essential repairs to school buildings, donating school supplies for students, and inviting teachers to enjoy a day at an Iberostar resort in honor of National Teacher’s Day.