Miami Marathon experiences coldest start

On Sunday, over twenty thousand runners hit the streets of Miami for the Miami Marathon. The 46 degree temperature during start time was the undoubtedly the coldest in the history of the race.

Four more Miami-Dade hotels gets 5-star rating

Well, all the stars came for 4 Miami-Dade hotels as Forbes Travel Guide unveiled their fifty-seventh list of some of the top hotels in the world on Wednesday.

5-star ratings went to Mandarin Oriental, Miami; Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles Beach; the St. Regis Bal Harbour and The Setai in Miami Beach. Setai was all new to this list.

Miami Marine Stadium revivified by boat event

Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show as well as Friends of Miami Marine Stadium have declared a win-win deal which would offer an ideal accommodations for the largest boat show of the world while clearing the path for Miami Marine Stadium restoration a long closed masterpiece of today's architecture which in the year 2009 was announced as one of the most endangered historic places of the United States by National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Lisa Ray speaks about package tour in India at an Vancouver event

A tiny bunch of travel industry pros, special guests and media – including Consul General of India in Vancouver Ravi Shankar Aisola – assembled in Vancouver, Canada, previous night to listen to Lisa Ray, star of films like Hollywood Bollywood and Water, as well as the host of Top Chef Canada, to speak about her travels in India.

Miami Cross Country team goes to Nebraska

Men’s cross country team of Miami University travels to Lincoln in Nebraska to take part in Woody Greene Nebraska Invitational later this weekend. The RedHawks are now going ahead with momentum from past weekend’s great home performance.

London travel chaos as cab drivers go slow protest

Cab drivers in London are indicating to bring the UK capital to a standstill to dissent against Boris Johnsons taxi pollution assesses. In the capital, the drivers plan is to participate in a go-slow across the city centre from 2 pm. This summer this is the 2nd demonstration against the Mayor of London.

Singapore Tourism Board set to arrange India tech forum

Singapore Tourism Board would join forces with the Web In Travel to arrange the very first India Travel Executive Forum later this month. The event would take place on 10th July at Taj West End, Bengaluru. The half day event would feature a series of speakers from Indian travel industry.

With the theme - Deconstructing the India Story, top executives from Yatra, Cleartrip, MakeMyTrip, AirAsia Expedia, Mercury Travels and Thomas Cook would take part in the program, with new players in the Indian online travel sector that includes Trip38, SavvyMob and Mygola.

New Orleans tourism promoters expecting great results from the new food truck

In a bid to get some attention from likely visitors, the promoters of the New Orleans tourism, on Friday, said that their Follow Your NOLA food truck looks to stand out from the clamor of marketing messages and advertising which bombard people in multimedia age. To an extent it did attract a lot of curiosity from people among the crowds going to the Jazz festival.

Miami registers record number

Over fourteen million people traveled to Miami, Florida last year; the 4th consecutive year of its record tourist numbers. William Talbert, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau chief executive officer told that 2013 marked the 1st time that Miami has welcomed over fourteen million overnight visitors. And, out of those, a record 7.13 million people were international travelers, which an increase of 4.4 percent over 2012. On the other hand, the number of domestic visitors went up to 0.2 percent to 7.09 million.

Miami Airport breaks forty million passengers

Miami International Airport concluded 2013 by achieving the forty million passenger mark for the very 1st time in the 85 year history of the airport and securing a brand new record for annual passengers for 4th year in a row.

In the year 2010, Miami International Airport hit 35.7 million passenger mark for the very first time. Since then, the annual passenger traffic of this airport has gone up by over twelve percent. Carlos Gimenez, the Miami Dade County mayor, congratulated the Aviation Department and the entire Miami International Airport community on this historic milestone.