Boston, MA – Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, along with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors bureau announces plans to promote Miami attractions to thousands of International buyers and travel media at TIA’s International POW WOW May 16th – 20th. The annual event draws over 1500 buyers from 70 countries and [...]
May 13, 2009
Boston, MA – Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, along with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors bureau announces plans to promote Miami attractions to thousands of International buyers and travel media at TIA’s International POW WOW May 16th – 20th.
The annual event draws over 1500 buyers from 70 countries and over 450 travel journalists from 40 countries to conduct business negotiations that result in an estimated $3.5 Billion in future USA travel. This year, TIA’s POW WOW will be held in the host city of Miami, Florida. Through the efforts of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Smart Destinations Inc, in partnership with over 25 Miami attractions, all International Buyers and media will be hosted to a complimentary VIP Go Miami Card which they can use to visit attractions during or after the show.
The Go Miami Card is an all access attraction pass which offers the ultimate in convenience, cost savings and flexibility for visitors to the city. Customers choose one, two, three, five or seven day cards at a low, pre-paid price and have the ability to use the card to gain access to an unlimited number of attractions each day saving up to 45% or more over full retail admissions.
With Go Miami Card, visitors have up to 2 weeks to use the days on their card which allows for plenty of flexibility to alternate beach and shopping days with the attraction visits. The Go Miami Card also provides discounts at popular restaurants and shops. Each card comes with a color-printed, pocket-sized guidebook full of maps, travel tips and itineraries for the ultimate Miami visit.
“We wanted to use this opportunity to showcase the broadest possible coverage of the best things to see and do in Miami in a single package,” said Rolando Aedo of the Greater Miami Convention and visitors Bureau, “We look forward to helping promote a product that collectively showcases many of the unique attractions Greater Miami has to offer.”
“We are excited about this opportunity to work jointly with the CVB and our Miami attraction partners to give POW WOW attendees an easy and convenient way to access Miami’s key attractions while here for the tradeshow. Go Miami Cards are a great way for customers to save on their visit to Miami, while at the same time making it really easy to showcase the entire destination experience on one card.” Said Cecilia Dahl, Co-Founder and President of Smart Destinations.
The participating attractions include: Miami Seaquarium, Jungle Island, Island Queen Cruises – Bayside Blaster, Island Queen Cruises Bay Cruise, Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Miami Art Museum, Miami Children’s Museum, Miami Duck Tours, Miami City Tour and Short Everglades Tour, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach Bicycle Center, The Wolfsonian FIU, Bar Hop Shuttle, Jewish Museum of Florida, GoCar Tours: The Storytelling Car, Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami Science Museum, Wings over Miami Air Museum, Lowe Art Museum – University of Miami, Miami Metro Zoo, Gold Coast Railroad Museum, Coral Castle, Schnebly Redlands Winery.
Smart Destinations is the premier provider of unlimited admission attraction passes in 15 major North American travel destinations from Oahu to Boston. Smart Destinations’ Go Cards and Explorer Passes offer pre-paid access to over 425 museums, attractions and tours for one fixed price, resulting in up to 40% savings off general admissions ticket prices. The combination of savings and convenience has resulted in 94% customer satisfaction as measured by 3rd party research and helped the company rank 78 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. Distributed through major travel services in 25 countries as well as on the Web, Smart Destinations’ products are a “trusted companion” for the best a destination has to offer at an unbeatable price point. For more information on program participation, the company, and its products, visitwww.smartdestinations.com.