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Driftwood Hospitality owned Hilton Tampa Downtown hosted the Hamas linked CAIR Florida banquet on November 22, 2014.

Hamas linked CAIR Florida banquet was held November 22 at Driftwood Hospitality owned Hilton Tampa Downtown. 

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The Florida Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) held a banquet on November 22, 2014 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, 211 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602.  

The Hilton Tampa Downtown is operated by Driftwood Hospitality who also operates:

Arenal Lodge La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Cambria Suites Miami Airport, FL
Comfort Suites Near Texas State University, TX
Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms, AL
Courtyard Chicago, IL
Crowne Plaza Denver, CO
Doubletree by Hilton Leominster, MA
Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport, NC
Doubletree Suites by Hilton Columbus, OH
Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa
Hampton Inn Daytona Speedway-Airport, FL
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Fishkill/Poughkeepsie, NY
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Orlando, FL
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Tyler, TX
Holiday Inn Austin NW Arboretum Area, TX
Holiday Inn San Jose-Aurola, Costa Rica
Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, FL
Holiday Inn Phoenix-West, AZ
Hilton Tucson East, AZ
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Sawgrass Mills Sunrise, FL
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Sebring, FL
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago, IL
Hotel Indigo at the Galleria Houston, TX
La Quinta Inn & Suites Prescott Convention Center, AZ
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Palm Coast, FL
Sheraton Bellevue Washington
Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental, TX
Sheraton Salt Lake City, UT
Springhill Suites by Marriott Altamonte Springs, FL
Staybridge Suites Denver Tech Center, CO
Tan-Tar-A Resort Osage Beach, MO

Here's why many American’s are concerned about CAIR’s history and agenda:

  • CAIR chapters demonstrated in the streets across America to show their support for Hamas even declaring that “We are Hamas.” 
  • Omar Ahmad, Chairman and founder of the Council on American Islamic Relations, told a Muslim crowd Islam isn't in America to be equal to any other faiths, but to become dominant. The Koran, the Muslim book of scripture, should be the highest authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion on Earth.   At the Islamic Association of Palestine’s third annual convention in Chicago in November 1999, Omar Ahmad gave a speech at a youth session praising suicide bombers who kill themselves for Islam.  Fighting for freedom, fighting for Islam — that is not suicide. They kill themselves for Islam, he said.
  • Nihad Awad, CAIR Executive Director, said I am in support of the Hamas movement.
  • Mustafa Carroll, executive director of the Dallas-Fort Worth CAIR branch, told a crowd at a Muslim rally in Austin, Texas in 2013 If we are practicing Muslims, we are above the law of the land.
  • CAIR pressured the FBI in June 2013 to stop their Most Wanted advertising campaign which helped the FBI gain information regarding the whereabouts of dangerous terrorists.  The list of CAIR officials who have made apologetic comments in the public regarding terrorists is quite extensive.
  • The Council on American Islamic Relations is vigorously fighting bills in twenty state legislatures that would prohibit courts from considering provisions of foreign laws including Sharia if they are inconsistent with the United States and state constitutions.  Sharia law is antithetical to the rights and liberties afforded under the United States Constitution.
  • Ghassan Elashi, founder of CAIR’s Texas chapter, in 2009 received a 65-year prison sentence for funneling over $12 million from the Islamic charity known as the Holy Land Foundation to the jihad terrorist group Hamas, which is responsible for murdering hundreds of Israeli civilians.
  • Mousa Abu Marzook, a former CAIR official, was in 1995 designated by the U.S. government in 1995 as a “terrorist and Hamas leader.” He now is a Hamas leader in Syria.
  • Randall Royer, CAIR’s former civil rights coordinator, in 2004 began serving a 20-year prison sentence for aiding al-Qaida and the Taliban against American troops in Afghanistan and recruiting for Lashkar e-Taiba, the jihadist group responsible for the 2008 Mumbai jihad massacres.
  • Bassem Khafagi, CAIR’s former community relations director, was arrested for involvement with the Islamic Assembly of North America, which was linked to al-Qaida. After pleading guilty to visa and bank fraud charges, Khafagi was deported.
  • Rabih Haddad, a former CAIR fundraiser, was deported for his work with the Global Relief Foundation (which he co-founded), a terror-financing organization.
  • CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas terror funding case--so named by the Justice Department during the HLF trial.

Americans who are concerned about CAIR’s history and agenda have the First Amendment Right to complain about this event and choose to patronize hoteliers who do not give place to the same.  Florida Family Association's online campaigns have influenced several hoteliers.

Florida Family Association has prepared an email for you to send to Driftwood Hospitality officials.  Your email will not only voice concern about this important issue but it will also educate corporate officials with facts regarding CAIR's history.

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Contact information:

Driftwood Hospitality Management
11770 US Hwy 1, Suite 202
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: 561-207-2700
Fax: 561-207-2799
Email: info@dhmhotels.com

David Buddemeyer, President

Carlos J. Rodriguez, Executive Vice President

Peter J. Walz, Executive Vice President

Michael Diaz, Chief Operating Officer

Seven M. Johnson, Executive Vice President

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