The AAHOA community recently celebrated Diwali with Governor Ron DeSantis and his wife, Casey, in the Florida Governor’s Mansion. This holiday is special for many AAHOA Members who own more than half of the hotels in Florida and contribute $33.9 billion to the state’s GDP. Diwali is widely known as the “Festival of Lights” and spreads joy and light in the lives of other people. On behalf of the members and the Indian community in Florida, AAHOA sends a special thanks to Gov. DeSantis, key community leaders, volunteers, and the staff of the Governor for making this celebration very special.