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GMCVB Expands the MIAMI SHINES Tourism Recovery Campaign with Its Work & Learn Remotely Program

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The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) Continues to Expand the MIAMI SHINES Tourism Recovery Campaign with Its Work & Learn Remotely Program


Miami Shines adds new program showcasing destination-wide special offers from hotels, museums, attractions and spas throughout the Fall to support hotel & tourism industry openings across Greater Miami and the Beaches.

Miami, Florida (August 31, 2020) – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) adds the Work and Learn Remotely program, offering bookings throughout the Fall, to the Miami Shines initiative, a comprehensive travel and tourism recovery program to promote Greater Miami and the Beaches. More than 30 hotels throughout the Greater Miami region are currently participating and offering specials that are geared towards working remotely and going to school remotely such as:


  • Pool side working stations
  • Zoom lighting locations within the hotel
  • Power lunch meals
  • Hair/makeup options for virtual meetings
  • Spa treatments between meetings
  •  “After school” day camp services provided by the hotel
  • Lunch/snacks/meals for kids
  • Onsite or access to Private tutor
  • Free WIFI

“We’re thrilled to be adding The Work & Learn Remotely package as Miami continues to encourage traveling responsibly during the road to recovery,” said William D. Talbert III, CDME, President & CEO of the GMCVB. “This program was developed as a way to expand our hotel deals offerings for those properties catering to remote workers as well as local residents looking for options to work and learn in our new normal.”

You can find a full list of participating hotels and specific offers on the Work and Learn Remotely website:

More about Miami Shines

The Miami Shines program consists of a strong lineup of promotional incentives across restaurants, hotels, museums, spas and attractions. The GMCVB rolled out the Miami Shines platform to coincide with the opening of hotels and public beaches countywide to drive demand and stimulate business for the hard-hit tourism industry. Under the Miami Shines platform, the GMCVB is has launched the beloved Miami Spice Restaurant program two months early, offering visitors and locals alike the opportunity to enjoy their favorite restaurants with three-course meals priced at $25 for lunch/brunch and $39 for dinner, now through September 30. Miami Shines marketing materials include a video campaign produced in English, Spanish and Creole targeting local and regional customers, as well as visitors and meeting planners. The program includes a Miami local-pride initiative and offers residents a multilingual Miami Shines Toolkit encouraging locals to share their #MiamiShines moments on social media. Miami Shines includes a comprehensive advertising, social media and public relations strategy. A complete list of offers and program details are available at

Miami Shines is designed to help the destination recover as quickly as possible, offering relief to Greater Miami’s tourism and hospitality industry, which accounts for the economic backbone of the community. Miami Shines showcases what makes Greater Miami and the Beaches such a special place: its diverse people, places, neighborhoods, arts, culture, experiences and, naturally, its weather and sunshine. Creative assets showcase the serenity of the destination’s outdoors, nature and beaches while reflecting the community’s energy, which draws visitors, conventioneers, businesses, entrepreneurs and others from around the globe.

Miami Shines includes local, regional and national components to help drive vacations and future meetings and convention business. Miami Shines is the culmination of the GMCVB’s pre-recovery programs, which include Miami Eats, Miami Salutes and Virtual Miami among others.

More information about the GMCVB’s response efforts and updates related to COVID-19 are available for the public and partners at





The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is an accredited not-for-profit sales and marketing organization whose mission is to attract visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for leisure, business and conventions. For a vacation guide, visit our website at or call 1.888.76.MIAMI (US/Canada only) or 305.447.7777. To reach the GMCVB offices, dial 305.539.3000. Meeting planners may call 1.800.933.8448 (US/Canada only) or 305.539.3071 or visit To get further engaged with Miami and the Beaches, join the conversation by following us on our social media channels at,, and