The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority has recently been named the World’s Leading Tourist Board in the 2016 edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards. Competing against other top destinations, the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority was chosen by almost 1 million industry voters in competition against Auckland Tourism, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau, Cape Town Tourism, Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administrative Commission, and Visit London.
Just two months ago, the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority was named North America’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards, facing competitors including the Arizona Office of Tourism, Destination DC, Hawaii Tourism Authority, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, NYC & Company, Visit California, Visit Orlando and VisitFlorida.
This most recent award, World’s Leading Tourist Board, is a testament to the global appeal of Miami Beach and recognition and respect for the destination on the world stage.
The World Travel Award win caps off a year of accolades for Miami Beach. The City also won first place in the 2016 edition of the Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia in the category of “Best Wedding Destination, U.S. & Canada” and a Silver medal winner in the 2016 Magellan Awards by Travel Weekly in the category of “Overall Beach Destinations | U.S and Canada”.