March 6, 2015

Tourism

Did Miami Get a Boost From Superbowl XLIV?

Chart looks at tourist tax collections.

Super Bowl
[Photo: Chad Ryan/Cal Sport Media]
Miami hosted Super Bowl XLIV on Feb. 7. One way of measuring the event’s impact on Miami-Dade is through February’s tourist tax collections:
Category February Collections Change from February 2009
Convention development $5.9 million +34.5%
Food and beverage $570,000 +34.3%
Resort $2 million +31.1%
Source: Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Tags: Miami-Dade

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