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May 2019

Hilton's 100th Anniversary - 100 Years of Hospitality

Hilton's 100th Anniversary culminates this week with Hilton 100 celebrations - May 27th through the 31st.

Named the number one place to work in the U.S. by Fortune Magazine, Hilton is celebrating 100 years of hospitality in 2019. Over the past century, we have grown from a single hotel in Frisco, Texas to a brand with 5,600 hotels and 17 brands in 113 countries and territories. With a variety of experiences available for every type of traveler and trip, it’s no surprise Hilton has become one of the most trusted and respected companies in the world.

The world’s first global hotel company, Hilton pioneered air-conditioned lobbies, in-room televisions, the computerized reservation system and even the piña colada! We’re not nearly satisfied yet, though. This year, we will continue the ongoing introduction of Connected Room - the first truly mobile-centric room. Connected Room puts your room key, TV, temperature and lighting controls on a smartphone app, the next transformative impact on the hospitality industry. With one of the industry’s fastest-growing pipelines, we will expand to more than 20 additional countries by 2020, too.

If you’re planning a visit to Miami, there’s no better starting place than the Hilton Miami Downtown. We’re conveniently located near a variety of fun attractions and restaurants, and offer our guests with Hilton’s commitment to a first-class guest experience. Book your stay with us today to soak up the best of Miami from the comfort of the hospitality industry’s leaders. We Are Hilton!

Visiting Miami? GoBrightline.

With so many attractions and sightseeing in our area, getting around Miami might seem challenging to visitors. If you’re worried about maximizing your time in South Florida, stop fretting. The Brightline train is a convenient, quick service for tourists (and locals enjoying their home town), taking passengers to and from local destinations throughout Miami.                   Brightline Train at station     

With modern stations in the heart of downtown Miami, Fort Lauderdale & West Palm Beach, you can experience all that South Florida has to offer no matter how long you’re visiting. Plus, when you travel with a group of colleagues, friends or loved ones, you can take advantage of reliable express train service, discounted rates and exclusive services, such as access to private charter or coach rides, reserved areas in-station and a conference room with A/V support. There are also a variety of special offers, including student discount programs, easy access to Marlins Park to watch a baseball games and much more. Simply put, Brightline is your best bet if you’re looking to make the most of your Miami experience, including visiting top attractions such as PortMiami, Wynwood and American Airlines Arena.

If you’re visiting Miami, Brightline can get you there and the Hilton Miami Downtown can provide you with an ideal starting location. We’re conveniently located near many Miami destinations and restaurants, and offer our guests with first-class accommodations and amenities. Book your stay with us today to see Miami up close and personal!

2019 Hyundai Air & Sea Show - Miami Beach

The greatest show above the earth invades Miami Beach this Memorial Day Weekend.

Planes Flying Over in Air ShowMemorial Day Weekend 2019, put on your patriotic gear for one of the top events in South Florida. The Hyundai Air & Sea Show and Music Explosion will be making its return to Miami Beach May 25th and 26th, showcasing America’s military might. Featuring all five branches, the event showcases the Blue Angels, Stealth Bombers and the US Army’s Golden Knights Parachute team, as well as offshore powerboat racing and extreme watersports demos.

A salute to our military heroes and first responders, the air and sea show is a perfect celebration for the military holiday. Look up for awe-inspiring aerial shows by Blue Angels, Stealth Bombers, Lancer Bombers, HH60 Helicopters, Fighting Falcons and more. Keep an eye out for the Army’s Black Dagger parachute team, Navy Leap Frogs, the Coast Guard Sea Rescue chopper, Tuskegee Airmen Redtail Squadron and the Heritage Flight team, too!

The show isn’t limited to the sky, either. Following opening acts by Young Musicians Unite, the Army’s As You Were Band, the Air Force’s Max Impact Band and Honor Guard Drill team, acclaimed musician Flo Rida will take the stage at The Beach Club on Lummus Park. The Music Explosion culminates with a nighttime pyro-parachute demonstration by the Army’s Golden Knights Parachute team and a breathtaking fireworks show.

There will also be an Action Zone & Display Village at Lummus Park, offering guests a free, interactive, hands-on experience. Spanning four city blocks, the village features Air Force flight and navigation simulators, Army tactical training equipment, Marine Corps rifle range simulators and other displays. There’s even a Kids Zone with waterslides, military-themed bounce houses and face painting.

If you’re visiting Miami for the Hyundai Air & Sea Show, stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown. We’re conveniently located for attending the show and offer our guests first-class accommodations, service, and amenities. Book your Memorial Day weekend stay with us for an unforgettable, fun-filled experience!

2019 Coconut Grove Food And Wine Festival

The 2019 Coconut Grove Food And Wine Festival returns May 25th for what promises to be a fun and delicious day for locals and visitors alike. With food, wine, music, entertainment and family-friendly activities, Regatta Park is the place to be!

Food and Wine OutdoorsFoodies will be pleased to hear there will be a variety of local Coconut Grove eateries participating in the festival, offering samples of their best dishes. Some of the top restaurants making an appearance this year include Flannigan's, Sapore di Mare, Mayfair Kitchen and Monty's Coconut Grove. With a mix of regional fare including steaks, burgers, Italian, seafood and Latin cooking, there’s something for every taste! The festival will also feature culinary demonstrations, craft beer, fine wine and spirits, including a rum bar sponsored by Big Daddy’s Liquors.

With live music and other entertainment, both kids and adults will enjoy themselves. This year’s Coconut Grove festival will feature a Kids Zone, arts and crafts exhibits, entertaining spectacles like a Waiters Race and Harley Davidsons on display. You can also look forward to live music performances by Blues Revival and Viva Rock & Roll!

The event, which takes place from 1-9 pm, offers a range of ticket options from $25 to $125. VIP passes include drink tickets or unlimited beverage packages. All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, as well.

If you’re attending the festival, you should consider staying at the Hilton Miami Downtown. We’re conveniently and strive to provide a welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere. Book with us today to make the most of your Coconut Grove festival experience!

Get Away This Summer With Our Downtown Miami Family Fun Package

Unlock your dream vacation with the Hilton Family Fun Package!

Family smiling in poolIt’s no secret Miami is one of the top family vacation destinations. However, if you want to make the most of your Miami experience it’s important to book your stay in an advantageous location. With so many family-friendly activities and attractions near the Hilton Miami Downtown, you’ll spend less time getting there and more time enjoying yourselves. We’re close to the Adrienne Arsht Center if you’re in the mood for a show and right by American Airlines Arena, which is home to the NBA’s Miami Heat and hosts a variety of family shows, sporting events, and concerts throughout the year. Plus, when you book our Hilton Family Fun Package, you'll save and have fun at the same time!

Family Fun in Miami starts with a good breakfast and Wi-Fi, which are both included with our package. Fuel your fun with our selection of fresh and delicious breakfast foods and post your photos and videos of your family adventures to capture the magic of a fantastic getaway!

With our prime downtown location as your starting point, you’re bound to make a lot of memories. Experiencing local culture is easy, as we’re close to Wynwood Arts District, and you can even fit some shopping in by visiting the nearby Bayside Marketplace and Coconut Grove. That’s not to mention the infamous South Beach, which is only a quick ride away! If Miami isn’t your final destination, the Hilton Miami Downtown is also ideally located to host your pre-cruise stay out of PortMiami, the Cruise Capital of the World.

No matter what type of family fun you’re planning, we’re committed to offering our guests a first-class experience. We want you to make the most of our location, but don’t forget to take in the views and enjoy a relaxing soak in our rooftop pool - or try some of the tasty cuisine we offer at Brisa Bistro, our onsite restaurant, too! Book your stay with us today to make some unforgettable family memories here in Miami.