Diane Eliopoulos, Owner

Diane, originally from Boston, acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel, Restaurants & Travel from the University of Massachusetts. Although well known as the Director of Sales & Marketing of the Hard Rock Cafe; Diane’s career began as Director of Real Estate and Franchise Sales for companies such as 7-Eleven Stores, People’s Drug Stores, Dryclean USA & Pollo Tropical. She later became Vice President of the Florida division of Columbia Construction Company specializing in commercial construction. Diane & Patricia together founded Eastern Development where they together built restaurants, offices and retail stores in South Florida. Diane is on the Board for the Key West Attractions Association and a member of the Key West Chamber, Florida Lodging Association, Key West Business Guild, Key West Rotary and the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association. For the past seven years Diane has lived in Key West and can’t imagine living anywhere else although she dreams of one day retiring in Spain.

Patricia Ali Neyra, Owner

Born and Raised in Key West 

Patricia Neyra, after graduating college and completing an internship, acquired her general contractor's license.  She later opened the construction and development company Eastern Development at the age of 24.  After 16 years of business she sold Eastern Development and moved back home to Key West.  Patty then bought Mike's Vending, a wholesale distribution company, from her uncle Mike Corales and sold the company seven years later.  She currently is a partner in the construction company Check Construction and Tourist Trap Marketing.  Both businesses service the Florida Keys with a focus on providing excellent customer service, creative business solutions and an uncompromising level of professionalism.

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The Key West Business Guild produces several annual signature events that support area businesses and attract visitors from around the world: Kamp Key West, Key West Pride, Tropical Heat, Key West Womenfest, Headdress Ball and Hot Pink Holidays.

Key West Business Guild
Key West Attractions Association


By its mission, the Key West Attractions Association has fostered and cultivated the social, educational and business relations of its members. They strive to broaden its member's interest in the pursuit of their occupations and to improve their standards of efficiency. As a group members work together to promote cooperation in all matters of interest to their business. Members also maintain higher standards in business dealings and as a result have the ability to effectively correct trade issues in our industry.

In a commitment to excellence in family entertainment, the members of the Key West Attractions must meet and maintain quality standards of cleanliness, safety, truth in advertising, hospitality and proper complaint resolution.

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