Miami News

Marriott Stanton South Beach set for US$15m overhaul

Marriott Stanton South Beach set for US$15m overhaul

8 February 2017 Press Release Hotel News

Key International has announced a $15 million renovation plan for its Marriott Stanton South Beach property. This news follows the completion of initial upgrades – the January 2017 opening of Baja-inspired Mexican eatery Lolos Surf Cantina – and will succeed with a multitude of new amenities and enhancements.

The Plymouth reopens on South Beach, Miami

The Plymouth reopens on South Beach, Miami

27 January 2017 Hotel News

When it opened in 1940, nothing looked like The Plymouth - an Art Deco icon that epitomised the glamour and style of its time. And nothing on Miami Beach feels like The Plymouth, which just opened after a significant investment, debuting as an effortlessly stylish, casually private and romantic retreat on a block that still feels like a secret.

Norwegian Bliss to homeport in Miami for winter 2018

Norwegian Bliss to homeport in Miami for winter 2018

11 January 2017 Cruise News

Norwegian Cruise Line announced earlier that Norwegian Bliss, the brand’s sixteenth ship, will set sail for the cruise capital of the world after her inaugural summer season in Alaska, to seasonally homeport in Miami in winter 2018. Beginning on November 17th, 2018, Norwegian Bliss will sail seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises each Saturday from PortMiami, featuring calls in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Nassau, Bahamas.

Margaret Benua, chair of the board, Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority

Margaret Benua, chair of the board, Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority

7 December 2016 Videos

Margaret Benua, chair of the board, Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Grand Final in the Maldives as the destination is recognised as the best in the world by the organisation. On the agenda is the cultural depth of the city and the prospect of welcoming more guests following the win.

Kimpton Hotels announces two new Florida properties

Kimpton Hotels announces two new Florida properties

6 October 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced plans to expand its presence in Florida with the opening of two new hotels in 2018: Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach in Miami and a new, luxury lifestyle boutique hotel in Tampa. These two additions will be joining Kimpton Angler’s Hotel, Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, Kimpton EPIC Hotel, Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Kimpton Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa, and Kimpton Hotel Zamora in the Florida region.

Eurowings launches low-cost flights to Miami

Eurowings launches low-cost flights to Miami

2 September 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Eurowings is expanding its network of cheap long-distance flights with new flight to Miami. The maiden flight - EW182 - took off earlier towards Miami, capital of the American sun state Florida. With Cologne Bonn as their departure airport, Eurowings guests boarded a fully booked Airbus A330.

onefinestay to launch in Miami

onefinestay to launch in Miami

onefinestay has announced plans to open doors in Miami. The launch will mark the third market in onefinestay’s US portfolio which includes New York and Los Angeles, and will be the sixth city globally, in addition to London, Paris and Rome. “We’re thrilled to be introducing the onefinestay experience to Miami,” said Evan Frank, co-founder and president, Americas, onefinestay.

The Plymouth to reopen on Miami Beach

The Plymouth to reopen on Miami Beach

22 April 2016 Hotel News

When it opened in 1940, nothing looked like The Plymouth - a dazzling Art Deco icon that epitomized the glamour and style of its time. And nothing on Miami Beach will feel like The Plymouth when the legendary hotel reopens this summer after a significant investment, debuting as an effortlessly stylish, casually private and romantic retreat on a block that still feels like a best-kept secret.

Miami reveals record breaking tourism figures

Miami reveals record breaking tourism figures

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today record-breaking tourism numbers with an impressive 5.4 per cent increase in overnight visitors to Miami and the Beaches during the last twelve months. During that time the destination welcomed 15.1 million overnight visitors up from 14.2 million over the same period for the previous year bringing the economic impact to an astounding $25.1 billion to the destination, up from $23.5 billion, a seven per cent increase.

Clinton Hotel sells for $29m in Miami, USA

Clinton Hotel sells for $29m in Miami, USA

24 June 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Douglas Elliman has announced the sale of Miami Beach’s Clinton Hotel for $28.5M. The commercial division for the national real estate firm, lead in the South Florida market by David Restainer as Douglas Elliman Commercial Florida, was named exclusive broker to market this historic Art Deco property in 2014 and ushered the transaction to closing with a familiar buyer and Maryland-based seller.