Sep 25, 2014

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MIAMI, FL – (October 1, 2014) – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) launches its sixth annual Miami Attractions Month (October 1 – October 31) bringing locals and visitors Buy One, Get One Free Admissions to the destination’s leading attractions.  For the second year in a row, MasterCard is a program partner, allowing consumers to save an additional 10 percent on purchases made with their MasterCard on food and souvenirs in gift shops.

There is no better time to check off those “wish list” adventures than during Miami Attractions Month.  Whether it’s tapping your inner animal by swimming with the dolphins or embracing Miami’s historical and heritage culture, Miami Attractions Month has something for everyone.

Seventeen participating attractions include:

  1. Big Bus Tours
  2. Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum
  3. Coral Castle Museum
  4. Coral Gables Museum
  5. Deering Estate at Cutler
  6. Fruit & Spice Park
  7. HistoryMiami
  8. Jungle Island
  9. Miami Auto Museum at the Dezer Collection
  10. Miami Seaquarium
  11. Miami EcoAdventures - Historic Coral Gables Waterway Paddle
  12. Monkey Jungle
  13. Palmetto Mini Golf
  14. Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
  15. Sea Trek at Miami Seaquarium
  16. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
  17. Zoo Miami
Visitors are encouraged to check out attraction-themed hotel packages offering discounts on accommodations, breakfasts and access to venues for the whole family. Visit our website for full details.


“Miami Attractions Month enables visitors and residents to get out and do more for less in Greater Miami and the Beaches’ popular attractions,” said GMCVB President and CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME.  “As the destination continues to evolve and grow, we have welcomed many new cultural and heritage offerings that provide authentic Miami experiences for visitors and residents to enjoy.”


Consumers can share in the excitement by taking part in the Facebook/Twitter promotions running throughout the month for a chance to win $50 MasterCard gift cards.  Fans simply need to share/retweet the Miami Attractions Month posts for their chance to win. Details can be found at Visit Miami's Facebook page.


The GMCVB will kick-off its annual Miami Attractions Month with a celebration at the grand opening of the new Coral Gables Visitor Center.  This event is free and open-to-the-public on Thursday, October 2, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm.

More details on two-for-one deals offered and downloading coupons during Miami Attractions Month can be found at the dedicated website.

Miami Attractions Month is part of the GMCVB’s increasingly popular Temptations Program, which takes a thematic focus on the best that Miami has to offer throughout the year at attractive prices. Other programs include Miami Cruise Month, Miami Romance Month, Miami Spice Restaurant Month, Miami Spa Month, Miami Museum Month, Miami Film Month, Miami Sports Month and Shop Miami Month.  For more information on the Temptations programs please visit


Editor Note: Visuals and interviews with attractions management are available upon request.

    About The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
    The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is an accredited not-for-profit sales and marketing organization whose mission is to attract visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for leisure, business and conventions.  In 2013, Greater Miami’s Travel & Tourism Industry generated a record economic impact of $22.8 billion and 123,600 jobs for the community.  For a vacation guide visit our website at or call 1-888-76-Miami (US/Canada only) or 305-447-7777. To reach the GMCVB offices dial 305-539-3000.  Meeting planners may call 1-800-933-8448 (US/Canada only) or 305-539-3071 or visit To get further engaged with Miami and the Beaches, join the conversation by following us on our social media channels at,, and    

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