The Setai, Miami Beach sponsors the EF Education-EasyPost team

'We’re excited to represent them across France this summer'

July 11, 2022

South Beach’s iconic 5-star hotel The Setai, Miami Beach has just announced its sponsorship of the EF Education-EasyPost pro cycling team for this year’s Tour de France, which started on July 1 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The team’s cars and bus, traveling from Denmark to Paris this July, sport palm trees and The Setai, Miami Beach branding, bringing a bit of the beach to the French countryside.

EF Education-EasyPost is a US professional road cycling team founded in 2003. The team has been a UCI WorldTour participant since 2009 and is headed up by former US racing cyclist Jonathan Vaughters. Since its launch, its riders have won stages in all three of cycling’s Grand Tours in France, Italy, and Spain, along with the overall title at the Giro d’Italia. The team has also won four of cycling’s five “Monuments,” the biggest one-day races in the sport, in Paris-Roubaix (2011), Liège-Bastogne-Liège (2013), the Giro di Lombardia (2014) and the Tour of Flanders (2019). The team first entered the Tour de France 14 years ago.

The Setai, Miami Beach is delighted to sponsor a team for whom sportsmanship, character, and ethical competition are core values. The team competes in races across the world and prides itself on inspiring cyclists of all kinds.

“I’m thrilled to welcome The Setai, Miami Beach to our team this summer at the Tour de France,” said Jonathan Vaughters, the CEO of the EF Education-EasyPost team. “The Setai, Miami Beach is a great new partner for us, and we’re excited to represent them across France this summer.”

EF Education-EasyPost riders are in a special uniform for the 2022 Tour de France only: a special jersey designed to celebrate women’s cycling in the run-up to the Tour de France Femmes, which starts on July 24. The EF Education-TIBCO-SVB women’s WorldTour team will also wear the same uniform.

About The Setai, Miami Beach
Situated ocean-side in the heart of Miami’s most desirable location in South Beach, The Setai, Miami Beach is an award-winning, international leader in hospitality and the hotel of choice for the sophisticated international traveler. The Setai masterfully combines the warmth of Asian hospitality with the best in personalized service, the latest in-room technologies and truly rarified comfort. Housed in a restored 1936 landmark building within the historical Art Deco District, The Setai has been artfully designed, weaving the aesthetics of the Far East into its original Art Deco facade. The Setai features 87 Art Deco rooms, 49 Ocean Suites, including the Penthouse and incomparable amenities including three temperature-controlled sparkling pools, beachfront services, exceptional dining experiences led by Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena, Valmont for The Spa at The Setai, Miami Beach and a Clefs d’Or Chief Concierge. The hotel is privately held, holds membership with The Leading Hotels of the World and has consecutively been awarded the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award since 2015.

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