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A survey of the winter tourist industry of greater Miami, 1950

Victor W. Bennett

A survey of the winter tourist industry of greater Miami, 1950

by Victor W. Bennett

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Published by University of Miami in Coral Gables .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Victor W. Bennett and Barton A. Westerlund.
ContributionsWesterlund, Barton A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/4147 (G)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2508084M
LC Control Number87893472

  The GMCVB released the data at its annual event on the state of the tourism industry, which brought an estimated attendees to the Fillmore Miami . “Greater Miami and the Beaches continues to be one of the top destinations in the world for leisure and business travelers. Our pristine beaches and year-round warm weather are seamlessly blended with a sophisticated cosmopolitan core that offers visitors access to a wealth of business and leisure options including world-class accommodations, restaurants, arts and cultural and diverse.

The first permanent European settlers in the Miami area arrived around Pedro Fornells, a Menorcan survivor of the New Smyrna colony, moved to Key Biscayne to meet the terms of his Royal Grant for the island. Although he returned with his family to St. Augustine after six months, he left a caretaker behind on the island. On a trip to the island in , Fornells had noted the presence of.   Despite facing setbacks such as Hurricane Irma, Zika and the closure of the Miami Beach Convention Center for renovations, Bill Talbert, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, points to as “a year of headwinds turning into tailwinds,” with the tourism industry setting records in overnight visitors, hotel demand and tourism jobs.

Greater Miami and the Beaches is the perfect place to spark a new romance, rekindle an old flame or tie the knot. Take advantage of special deals at hotels, restaurants, shops, attractions and more during Miami Romance Month presented by the GMCVB and Citibank, the Official Card Sponsor of Miami Romance Month. The post-war tourism boom in Miami Beach was so good in fact, many hotels built during this period were flipped to new owners time and time again through a system of shell corporations and questionable lease agreements, and for prices that often reached stratospheric levels.


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