Articles tagged “miami”

Coronavirus

Many Miami Beach Visitors Ignore Pandemic Safety Practices

A cost of being known as a party city during a pandemic is having to pay for extra enforcement of mask wearing.

Many Miami Beach Visitors Ignore Pandemic Safety Practices

Tourism

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

Right as spring break would normally be at its peak, gatherings of more than ten people were restricted in Miami.

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

Meetings

Meeting Planners Weigh In on Trump’s Idea to Hold the G7 Summit at His Miami Resort

The property is definitely large enough, and is located near an international airport. On the other hand, there are major internet security concerns, and the hotel is a little impersonal. Plus, is the political fallout really worth it?

Meeting Planners Weigh In on Trump’s Idea to Hold the G7 Summit at His Miami Resort

Hotels

Airbnb Gets New Power to Inform on Rivals When They Are Scofflaws

Is the Boston-Airbnb settlement, which calls for short-term regulatory platforms to comply with a city ordinance, a model for future agreements? Too soon to tell but what's clear is that the alternative accommodations industry will one day transition from outliers to regulated entities.

Airbnb Gets New Power to Inform on Rivals When They Are Scofflaws

Tourism

Labor Day Travel Plans: Anywhere But Florida

Hurricane Dorian is expected to hit Florida over the holiday weekend; travelers are scrambling to alter their plans ahead of it. Hospitality revenue will take a hit as hotels slash rates, even as they become a refuge for regional residents. But discounting rates is the right thing to do.

Labor Day Travel Plans: Anywhere But Florida

Hotels

Airbnb and Major Landlord Settle Lawsuit Over Subletting Violations

The Miami settlement could have broader implications for Airbnb when other big landlords take it to task for hosts violating their apartment leases. And, it isn't a bad thing for Airbnb to resolve its issues with various regulators and to erase some of these legal irritants when it will likely solicit investors for a 2019 initial public offering.

Airbnb and Major Landlord Settle Lawsuit Over Subletting Violations

Tourism

Currency Swings Ground Argentine and Brazilian Travelers

The Dow Jones took a nosedive this week, which some economists attribute to rising U.S. interest rates. The fall in stocks likely means the Argentine and Brazilian currencies are in for more instability, and that portends storm clouds for long-haul travel.

Currency Swings Ground Argentine and Brazilian Travelers

Hotels

Airbnb Faces Landlord Lawsuit Showdown in Miami

Now that the Communications Decency Act is showing its age, what other recourse can Airbnb use to defend itself?

Airbnb Faces Landlord Lawsuit Showdown in Miami

Tourism

Miami Wants Giant Mall Complex to Help It Grab Tourists From Orlando

The idea that this mall — indoor ski slopes, water park, and all — could make Miami competitive with Orlando on the theme park front is ludicrous. Miami has cultural riches, natural treasures, and plenty of places to shop and eat. It doesn't need more traffic jams, which this project will inevitably bring.

Miami Wants Giant Mall Complex to Help It Grab Tourists From Orlando

Rail

The Potential of a High-Speed Florida Train: Miami to Orlando Eventually

The Brightline high-speed train caters to commuters now in South Florida, but Orlando is scheduled to be a destination eventually. That has to have more than a few theme park executives excited.

The Potential of a High-Speed Florida Train: Miami to Orlando Eventually