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Hello everyone,

Many on our team have just returned from Orlando and the US Travel Association’s IPW – our nation’s largest international inbound tourism trade show. It was a busy week indeed as our sales and marketing team conducted 210 sit-down appointments with tour and travel buyers/planners/operators from 35 countries, including of course our largest feeder markets.
 
 
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Miami and Miami Beach Restaurants Named to First-Ever MICHELIN Guide Miami, Orlando and Tampa
 
Last night, the GMCVB celebrated the release of the first-ever MICHELIN Guide Miami, Orlando and Tampa during a live ceremony at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando where Greater Miami and Miami Beach were awarded 11 of the 15 new MICHELIN Stars, including the only Two-MICHELIN-Star restaurant, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Miami. 
 
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Next Week - Partnership Networking Reception at Arsht
 
Join us Thursday, June 16 to celebrate the start of America’s Short Play Festival, SUMMER SHORTS 2022, with an evening of networking and the magic of theater at the Adrienne Arsht Center.
 
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Temptations Hotel Months are Here
 
Miami Hotel Months are here with great values through September 2022. Featuring amazing deals on stays at top hotels throughout Greater Miami and Miami Beach, visitors and locals alike can take advantage of special family packages, earn resort credits, enjoy luxury amenities, complimentary meals, and more. Click here for a complete list of offerings.
 
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ABFF Back for 26th Year
 
The American Black Film Festival returns for its 26th year June 15-19 on Miami Beach, welcoming the nation’s largest gathering of Black film and TV enthusiasts for five-days of screenings, filmmaker talks and special events. GMCVB Multicultural Tourism & Development and Communications teams will be showcasing the destination during this exciting week.  
 
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Art Basel in Switzerland
 
The GMCVB travels to Basel, Switzerland, joining a delegation of local leaders meeting with MCH Group executives, Basel-Stadt officials and Art Basel organizers as they prepare for the upcoming 20th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach.
 
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L.E. Miami Returns to MBCC 
 
After a three-year hiatus, L.E. Miami, the world’s first invitation only tradeshow for the high-end contemporary travel industry, returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center June 13-16 with Travel Industry Sales and Communications teams showcasing Greater Miami’s luxury offering to more than 200 travel planners and media from 30 countries.
 
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Register Now for the GMCVB Annual Partner Marketing + Sales Workshop
 
Join us July 13 from 8 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel for our annual planning workshop where you’ll be able to provide input into the GMCVB's annual planning process and learn about our preliminary plans for the upcoming year.
 
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Miami-Dade Mission to Africa
 
Under the leadership of Commissioner Jean Monestime, the GMCVB joins Miami-Dade County’s mission in Africa June 10-24. 
 
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International Covid Testing Requirement Lifted
 
The White House announced today that it is lifting its requirement that international air travelers to the U.S. take a COVID-19 test within a day before boarding their flights, saying the CDC has determined that it's no longer necessary. The mandate is expected to expire Sunday at 12:01 a.m. EST. 
 
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Wynwood Pride June 10-12
 
This three-day celebration of all things LGBTQ+ brings a fabulous two-day music festival to the historic RC Cola Plant and a Sunday afternoon takeover of the entire Wynwood neighborhood.
 
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Return of Goombay
 
Celebrate Coconut Grove's Bahamian heritage with two days of festivities at the Return of Goombay. For its 2022 edition, the festival kicks off on Saturday, June 11, at Elizabeth Virrick Park with live music and Junkanoo performances both Saturday and Sunday.
 
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Celebrate Juneteenth Throughout Miami-Dade
 
Juneteenth, a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth,” commemorates the day 250,000 African Americans were finally informed they had been freed from slavery. Today, Juneteenth is regarded as a day to honor Black history and culture.
 
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Biometric Boarding at MIA
 
Miami International Airport will have the largest rollout of biometric technology in the U.S. Departing passengers will soon be able to board international flights with the touchless click of a camera.
 
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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Celebrate Black Music Month
 
In honor of Black Music Month, Kimpton Hotels in Miami pay homage to the rich history of Black music and celebrate the diverse talent found within our local community.
 
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