Hospitality & Tourism
With its appealing combination of beaches, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, golf, tennis and national parks, Miami-Dade is one of the world’s top urban resorts. It also is a favored location for business meetings, sales events and trade shows, including high-profile diplomatic and hemispheric events.
For the past three years, Miami-Dade has welcomed a record number of overnight visitors, reaching 13.9 million in 2012, a 3.5 percent increase from the prior year, according to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. Those visitors spent a record $21.8 billion, up 5.1 percent over 2011.