Travel Update

Greater Miami and the Beaches is Open and Welcoming Travelers

Updated 10:30 am 9/22/2017

Greater Miami and the Beaches is open to all visitors. See our webcams now. The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau’s thoughts and prayers are with the Florida Keys, Caribbean and Florida’s West Coast.

Following is an update on important tourism sectors:

  • HOTELS - Nearly all hotels in the destination suffered minimal to zero damage. Many hotels are extending special rates in the wake of the storm. Please check with individual hotels for more information.

    For a list of hotel availability please use the links below:


  • MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - Miami International Airport operations are back to normal.

  • PORTMIAMI - PortMiami operations are back to normal. Cruise passengers should contact their cruise lines directly for the latest information on cruise itineraries.

  • VISITOR CENTERS - 21 out of our 22 Visitor Centers are currently open or will be open by September 18th. Please note that the Tropical Everglades Visitor Association is closed until further notice. For a complete list of visitor centers click here.

  • MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER (MBCC) - The MBCC has been under renovation and will re-open as planned in 2018. If you are a Meeting Planner needing more information, please click here.

  • RESTAURANTS - The majority of restaurants are open and welcoming guests. Several restaurants are extending special rates in the wake of the storm. Please check with individual restaurants for more information. Many restaurants in our Miami Spice Restaurant promotion have extended their Miami Spice offers through October 31, 2017.

  • ATTRACTIONS - A few of Miami’s attractions were impacted by Hurricane Irma. Please check with individual attractions for an update on their status. For more information on attractions in Miami and the Beaches, click here.

  • HERITAGE NEIGHBORHOODS - Each of our heritage communities - Historic Overtown, Little Haiti, Village West in Coconut Grove, Liberty City, Little Havana and more - are actively working to restore their neighborhoods. Cleanup efforts are taking place at anchor tourist attractions and eateries, and many other activities are geared towards making the neighborhoods even better than they were before. They are ready for business and encourage visitors and residents to come out and show their support. Learn more about these and all our other great neighborhoods.

  • SPORTING VENUES - Please contact sporting venues directly for an update on their programming.

  • Miami-Dade County Ground Transportation Information

    County Information Hotline: 305.468.5900


    The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is committed to the safety and well-being of all its visitors and remains in constant contact with city officials to provide both current and potential visitors to the Greater Miami area with the most recent and accurate information.  

    For the most current updates regarding developing travel conditions, follow us on Twitter at @MiamiandBeaches, or contact us at 1-800-933-8448.