What's new in Greater Miami and the beaches for summer 2018
The destination does not stop its growth with more attractions than ever and improving the infrastructure for tourism
More attractive than ever, Greater Miami and Las Playas continues to develop and improve the infrastructure for tourism, investing millions in cruise lines, airlines, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, family attractions and the new Miami Beach Convention Center renovated by U $ S620 million. Here are updated the latest news from Gran Miami and Las Playas:
Starting in June, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) launched its 2nd annual edition of the Month of Hotels, encouraging locals to enjoy a relaxed "staycation" (staying at home) in some of the Many attractive hotels in their own back garden with exclusive discounts for residents of the state. Miami Hotels Month is one of the three programs of the popular GMCVB Temptations Summer campaign, which also includes The Spa Month (July-August) and The Restaurant Month (Miami Spice) (August-September). ). Combined, the promotion provides locals and visitors the opportunity to enjoy Miami's luxurious lifestyle - stay at beautiful resorts, indulge in relaxing spas and dine at the finest restaurants - with discounted rates.
PortMiami has won the Porthole Cruise magazine award as the best Port in the USA. UU for the second consecutive year in recognition of its customer service, quality of operations and excellence in general.
A 166,000-square-foot terminal at PortMiami proposed by Norwegian Cruise Line Holding Ltd. was recently approved by Miami-Dade County commissioners. The Miami-based cruise company worked with the country on a public-private partnership to build the facility, which had its innovative launch on April 26, 2018. Port Miami will invest US $ 100 million to build the proposed terminal. America Way in Miami. The project is expected to generate approximately 155 full-time jobs. The terminal will accommodate ships with a capacity of 5,000 passengers, with internal and external waiting areas, with faster boarding and disembarkation technology, security screens and will include a new parking lot, parking service and a room. The pearl-shaped structure, designed by Bermello Ajamil & Partners based in Miami, is expected to debut while Norwegian Encore sails for 7 days with Caribbean cruises.
There is also Royal Caribbean investing in the new PortMiami terminal. The cruise line is investing more than US $ 200 million in its new terminal, which will house Symphony of the Seas and future actions that reinforce Royal Caribbean's commitment to the Miami market. The arrival of the two new terminals will reinforce Miami as the Cruise Capital of the World.
In 2018, PortMiami will welcome the world's largest and newest ship - the Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas - with a capacity for 5,494 passengers that will debut on November 17, 2018 and sail for 7 nights on the eastern Caribbean itinerary and western.
During the 2018/19 season, PortMiami will welcome Carnival Horizon from Carnival Cuise Lines and Norwegian Bliss from Norwegian. Both will sail through the Caribbean for an entire year starting in September 2018 and November 2018 respectively.
MIA broke the record of 22.2 million passengers received in 2017 (10.9 million international arrivals and 11.3 million cabotage flights). MIA continues to attract new lines of business at the same time as it introduces new international routes through existing partner airlines. MIA is home to 106 airlines, more than any other US airport.
Hotel renovations and renovations
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami, located in the Brickell Financial district of Miami. The new full-service construction, located at 1102 Brickell Bay Drive, is located within the first 19 floors of the new 83-story Panorama Tower, the tallest building in Miami. The hotel is owned by Concord Aztec Brickell LLC, a partnership of Aztec Group and Concord Hospitality, which operates the hotel. Designed as a launching pad for modern explorers looking for authentic local experiences, room 2018 at Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami places guests at the center of Miami's action. Local experts are on hand to help travelers discover hidden gems and lesser-known activities in the city. The initial price of the room is US $ 229 per night.
Atton Brickell Miami recently invested in a set of totally new awnings to cover your pool and bar. This area has an approximate expansion of 600-800 square feet and will also have beautiful lighting so that guests can enjoy the nights on the terrace while chatting with beautiful views of Biscayne Bay and Simpson Park while enjoying special cocktails at the bar. pool. It was estimated that the project would cost US $ 40,000. Atton Brickell Miami is the premier hotel in Downtown Miami for business, families, young travelers, and more to come and enjoy great amenities, spacious suites, and easy access to everything the city of Miami has to offer. Atton Brick Miami also boasts incredible dining options including Lima, an avant-garde Peruvian restaurant, as well as UVA, the Atton lobby bar, which has a fine Latin American spirit and light tapas.
Attractions and special events
Miami Seaquarium has cut the ribbon with a major renovation with a new front entrance "Main Street" showing sources that are allowed to play, an extended store and a new flamenco show. The newly renovated entrance embraces the park's classic mid-century modern design while incorporating new industry trends to enhance the guests' experience in the park as concierge style services. The Main Street Park fountain will exhibit invertebrates, bamboo sharks, blue spot stingrays and freshwater fish. The new walking area will also present an exhibition of Caribbean flamingos that will be inhabited by 30 flamingos surrounded by tropical landscapes. In addition, the park installed a new poster with 50 square meters of LED lights.
Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures is happy to announce that Miami will have a new water attraction. The Miami Hurricane Thriller will be arriving in Miami this summer as a new extreme roller coaster! The only one of this type is in the Southeastern United States. The Miami Hurricane Thriller is a 60-foot water jet that reaches speeds in excess of 40 miles per hour, and performs 180-degree turns and splashes around South Beach. Thriller Miami Hurricane has seating for 85 passengers and will be available for public tours and private charters from Downtown Miami's Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132.
Meetings and tourism in Miami
The recently reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center is undergoing the latest phase of renovation and expansion valued at $ 620 million, which includes a new 60,000 square foot main ballroom, a 500,000 square foot park of exhibition space, 84 rooms, and a new public park of 6 acres whose function is to increase the spaces of events. A new record commitment to the arts, the place has invested approximately $ 7 million in public art through the campus convention center, one of the largest arts commissioners in the nation. The Miami Beach Convention Center is set to host its first official city convention in September 2018 when it will be the home of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) annual convention. The Miami Beach Convention Center is the anchor for meetings and the convention industry of Greater Miami, which generates an economic impact of almost US $ 2 million to the destination.