Greater Miami Convention And Visitors Bureau Reports A Record Twelve Months Of Travel And Tourism Sector

The Norwegian Epic at MiamiPortMiami, known as “The Cruise Capital of the World” helped fuel Greater Miami’s travel and tourism industry’s growth, reporting a record-breaking 5.3 million passengers sailed from Miami, October 2016 – September 2017.

PortMiami, the global headquarters for the “big three” of the cruising industry: Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines and Norwegian Cruise Lines; continues to expand its portfolio of cruise ships.

Royal Caribbean, displaying a strong commitment to the Miami market is investing $250 million of private capital to build a new terminal at PortMiami to house the world’s largest cruise ship, “Symphony of the Seas”, scheduled to sail from Miami beginning March 31, 2018.

PortMiami’s unique position in Downtown Miami provides cruise passengers with direct access to world-class hotels, shopping, dining and attractions, encouraging visitors to stay longer and enjoy pre or post cruise vacations in Miami.