마이애미는 여행 웹사이트와 주 전역에서 검색되는 최고의 목적지 중 하나입니다., 플로리다는 32.5 올해 7월부터 9월까지 백만 명의 여행자, exceeding the number of visitors during that period in pre-pandemic 2019, 정부. 론 데 산티스 said recently.
The state was boosted by the Republican governor’s pro-사업, anti-lockdown and anti-mask restrictions all year, allowing one of Florida’s main economic engines to flourish, even as tourism dipped in other parts of the country.
지금, as snowbirds have returned and others are making holidays travel plans, hotels and tourism experts report a noticeable bump. 마이애미 — and Florida — have grown even more popular since borders were opened earlier this month to international travels, though plans and logistics could be upset by the emergence of the new COVID-19 omicron variant.
“The moment the borders and the flights were reopened in November, we started to see bookings from Europe and South America,” said Milton Sgarbi, a vice president at 1 Hotel South Beach, one of Miami’s most luxe oceanfront resorts.
“We had bachelorette parties, we had reunions, we had weddings, not as big as we used to have in the past, but small weddings almost every weekend. 지난 주말, we had three weddings.”
Despite the pandemic, the high-end hotel flourished in 2021 with leisure travelers. 일반적으로, they see an even mix of business and leisure, but he expects the business market will pick up in 2022, along with the international tourists
Karen Aguilar came to Miami in November — just weeks after the borders reopened — to enjoy the sun from Bucaramanga, Colombia.
“You have to come and enjoy the views, the beaches, the people. It’s very friendly and yeah, I’ll be back,” 그녀가 말했다.
Miami and Florida typically have an even mix of domestic and international tourism, but with the borders closed because of 코로나 바이러스 감염증 -19 : 코로나 19 에 2021, cities launched massive marketing campaigns courting 우리. tourists who were tired of being cooped up.
“Domestic tourism came back like gangbusters,” said Rolando Aedo, of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We expanded our market share of domestic visitors driven partially by the fact that Florida and Miami were open when others weren’t and there was a lot of pent-up demand.”