Palm Beaches Becomes First in Florida to Pursue Gold-Star Sanitation Seal

DTPB | June 03, 2020

Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), Palm Beach County's official tourism marketing organization, today announced that the destination has signed on to pursue the Global Biorisk Advisory Council's (GBAC) STAR accreditation, making it the first and only Florida destination undertaking the task, and among the first in the nation. DTPB is coordinating the program in collaborating with the Tourist Development Council (TDC) of Palm Beach County and its various agencies.

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10,000 Transactions is defined as ten thousand unique transactions processed through the Oracle
Cloud Service. Transactions may describe various transaction types, including but not limited to sales,
returns, exchanges, loyalty transactions, deal transactions, gift card transactions, inventory
transactions, petty cash transactions, and/or administrative transactions.
For the purposes of Oracle Hospitality Integration Cloud Service, a transaction is defined as a paired
message unit consisting of a single request and a corresponding response, which can be initiated from
either Oracle or the connected external system. 10,000 transactions are measured on a monthly basis
and may describe various transaction types, including but not limited to reservation, rate, availability,
profile, membership, configuration, and/or administrative data.

Spotlight

10,000 Transactions is defined as ten thousand unique transactions processed through the Oracle
Cloud Service. Transactions may describe various transaction types, including but not limited to sales,
returns, exchanges, loyalty transactions, deal transactions, gift card transactions, inventory
transactions, petty cash transactions, and/or administrative transactions.
For the purposes of Oracle Hospitality Integration Cloud Service, a transaction is defined as a paired
message unit consisting of a single request and a corresponding response, which can be initiated from
either Oracle or the connected external system. 10,000 transactions are measured on a monthly basis
and may describe various transaction types, including but not limited to reservation, rate, availability,
profile, membership, configuration, and/or administrative data.

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