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A new and unique twist to working remotely

Miami hotels offer a safe workplace
Posted at 4:32 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 16:32:37-04

For many of us working or learning from home has become the new normal.

As we continue in making our home a safe workspace, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau is putting a nice twist to working remotely.

All throughout this year, the GMCVB has launched multiple programs to help Miami's tourism industry. Aside from Miami spice and Miami spa month, the GMCVB has kicked off a new and fun initiative to help hotels called the work and learn remotely program.

"The bureau started thinking about what can we do? If we can take this remote presence and then move it to a hotel, poolside, and have a little change. That would help the hotels and it will help us as people, trying to work through all of this. For the bureau, it just seemed like a natural extension of what we've all been doing," said Bill Talbert, President & CEO of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Over thirty Miami hotels are offering the program. At the intercontinental in downtown Miami, you can overlook the city as you work from one of their suites.

"Right now, this promotion of working from hotel is the rates start at $185, which would typically be for a standard guest room. We're upgrading all of those rooms into these beautiful Intercontinental suites, that's almost 900 square feet. Great views of Biscayne Bay and you can check-in as early as 8 a.m and work throughout the day. We have our fitness center, outdoor skylines and we have a lot of space so you can take your breaks. And like all of our current promotions, you can actually stay. We include a cocktail at 5 o'clock or whenever you call it quits and then guests can stay overnight if that's what they'd like," says Glenn Sampert, General Manager, Intercontinental Miami.

To see all of the participating hotels in the work and learn remote program head here

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