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June 2011

Planning a Meeting? Great Summer Deals for Meeting Planners in Miami!

The Hilton Miami Downtown is the perfect venue for any size meeting, big or small, and to make it even better, the Hilton Miami Downtown is offering summer incentives for meeting planners in the “Pick Your Perks” program.  Book a meeting at the Hilton Miami Downtown,  before August 31, 2011, for an event held before September 30, 2011, and you can “Pick Your Perks!

Pick One: 20-49 Room Nights Contracted
Pick Two: 50-100 Room Nights Contracted
Pick Three: 101- 250 Room Nights Contracted
Pick Four: 251-500 Room Nights Contracted

  • Triple Meeting Planner Rewards Points
  • Complementary 1 Hour Reception Evening of Arrival
  • Five Upgrades for Group VIP’s
  • 5% Rebate to Master Account
  • 15% Attrition for Guest Room and Food & Beverage
  • Free Future Day Meeting including Lunch for up to 10 Attendees

Grand Perk

  • Actualize 500 Room Nights or More and Receive an iPad


For details or booking:

Call Group Sales at 305-714-3710,

email: or

visit online

19th Annual International Mango Festival at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

The mango is truly “the king of fruit”, being rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, it is also the most eaten fruit in the world!  Make your plans to attend the 19th Annual International Mango Festival, held at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and enjoy…

  • Mango Lectures and Smoothies
  • View the world’s largest display of mangos
  • Bid on mangos in the world’s only mango auction
  • Culinary demonstrations
  • Fun activities for kids

 9th Annual International Mango Festival

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

July 9th & 10th,  9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Click here for more information


The Hilton Miami Downtown features the Brisa Bistro, where the mango has graced our plates numerous times, in honor of the melting-pot of culinary cultures that are so apparent in Miami.  Enjoy your day surrounded by the lovely fragrance and taste of mangos and return to the Hilton Miami Downtown and surround yourself with the finest in downtown Miami accommodations.

Hilton Offers Triple Hilton HHonors Points & Miles for Florida Groups!

Earn More with Hilton’s Sizzling Summer Offer for Groups!

Meeting planners, take notice!  The Hilton Miami Downtown is proud to be part of a group of six Hilton Hotels & Resorts in South Florida to offer the Sizzling Summer Offer – Triple Hilton HHonors Points & Miles to Florida businesses for each dollar spent on a qualifying meeting or event.

According to number of guestrooms booked*, choose from two to four of the following free amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Meeting Room
  • Free set-up and Function Room Rental for 1 day
  • Complimentary AM or PM Meeting Break for 1 day
  • Free Welcome Amenity for Each Guest w/Function
  • Complimentary First Night Guestroom for Meeting Planner

*    Book $5,000+ in new meeting/event business between June 1 and August 30, 2011, with the function occurring any time before December 30, 2011. Redeem your Triple HHonors Points & Miles for valuable prizes or book a stay at any of 3,600 hotels and 50 airlines worldwide.

Go to, where each hotel will have a click through booking link.

We know you work hard to make your corporate event as memorable and carefree as possible, and we feel that The Hilton Miami Downtown has the facilities you are looking for.  Let our attentive and professional staff assist you in impressing your constituents by meeting every one of your needs.

Press Release

Fabulous First Friday - FREE - at the Miami Science Museum!

The mission statement of the Miami Science Museum is “We inspire people of all ages and cultures to enjoy science and technology, in order to better understand ourselves and our world.” 

Now, you can do it for free with Fabulous First Friday

Every Fabulous First Friday of every month, the Miami Science Museum offers a free Planetarium Star Show at 7:30 PM and a rooftop observatory viewing from 8:30 PM to 10 PM (weather permitting).

For a minimal charge, you can also check out the famous Planetarium Laser Shows offered by the museum in the Planetarium.

Begin your evening with a rooftop observatory and end it with a heated rooftop pool at the Hilton Miami Downtown offering a stylish break from the ordinary South Florida hotel.  Located only 10 minutes away from the Miami Science Museum, the Hilton Miami Downtown is a “star” in its own right.  Visit our website to learn more about our new, inviting hotel.