Monday, February 29, 2016

Miami Hotel Near 2016 Ultra Music Festival

If you love music and dance, don’t miss the 2016 Ultra Music Festival near our hotel in Miami. Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that occurs every March in Miami, Florida. The festival, which was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes, is named after the 1997 Depeche Mode album, Ultra.

Ultra Music Festival is held in Downtown Miami at Bayfront Park. It was a one-day festival from 1999 to 2006, a two-day festival from 2007 to 2010, and was a three-day festival in 2011 and 2012. In 2012, a record 155,000 people attended the festival. In 2013, for the first time in festival history, UMF took place across two consecutive weekends. In 2014, the festival returned to a one-weekend format and presale tickets sold out in a matter of seconds a week before the event, with standard priced tickets selling out on the last day before the event.

Although they share names, UMF is not directly tied to Ultra Records, an electronic music record label. However, the two entities did announce a "global alliance" in August 2012, which allows them to collaborate on marketing and cross-promotion.

Other Ultra festivals are held in Spain, Croatia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and Japan.

Party people from around the world come to Miami for the annual Ultra Music Festival, so get out and enjoy the jams during this popular event near our Miami hotel.

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Hotel Near 2016 Miami Open

If you’re a tennis fan, then you won’t want to miss the 2016 Miami Open. Make sure you catch it while staying at our hotel in Miami. The Miami Open is an annual tennis tournament held in Miami, Florida. It’s an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the men's tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the women's tour, played on hard courts at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park. This South Florida tournament is held each year in March and is owned by IMG.

The tournament has had multiple sponsorships in its long history. It was initially known as the Lipton International Players Championships and was a premier event of the Grand Prix Tennis Tour from 1985 until 1990 as part of the Grand Prix Super Series. In 2000, the event was renamed the Ericsson Open. In 2002, the event became known as the NASDAQ-100 Open. In 2007, the tournament was renamed as the Sony Ericsson Open. From 2015 onwards, the international bank Ita├║ has become the presenting sponsor.

In 2010, a record 300,000 visitors attended matches at the 12-day Sony Ericsson Open and made it one of the largest tennis tournaments outside the four Majors. Attendance has grown substantially since then and has made the event a national destination for tourists and sports fans. The friendly staff at our Miami hotel will be happy to provide more information about the 2016 Miami Open during your visit.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Miami Hotel Discounts

Comfort Suites Miami Hotel offers some great discounts for people with travel memberships, military/government employment and/or seniors. Make sure to inquire about these discounts when booking your hotel in Miami. Below are some details regarding Miami hotel discounts.

AARP Miami Hotel Discounts

Our hotel in the Miami-Kendall area is proud to offer AARP members up to a 10% discount on Miami hotel rates. Start planning your Miami vacation today. Our special AARP hotel discount rates for members will make your money go further.

AAA Miami Hotel Discounts

At Comfort Suites Miami, your AAA membership is useful even when you're not on the road. We offer AAA hotel discounts of up to 10% off at participating Miami hotels. The AAA discount is an even better value when you consider the affordable rates and amenities you've come to expect from Choice Hotels.

Military & Government Miami Hotel Discounts

Our Miami hotel shows its appreciation for military and government travelers with discounts on one and two person rates. Active duty/retired military personnel, federal employees, cost reimbursable contractors and employees of foreign governments are eligible for the Choice Hotels military discount and government hotel rate program.

Government hotel rates are reserved for federal employees on official government business. Military personnel, their dependants and members of several government/military associations can extend the rate for official and leisure travel.

Senior Miami Hotel Discounts

Comfort Suites Miami Hotel offers special rates and amenities designed to make travel more affordable and convenient for seniors. If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you'll save up to 10% with advance reservations. Just request the Senior Rate when you book your Miami hotel accommodations.

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Top 5 Shopping Malls Near Your Miami Hotel

Miami is a little piece of shopping heaven with its International cultures and trendy fashions. From specialized department stores to large shopping malls, Comfort Suites Miami Hotel offers convenient access to unique shopping opportunities. Below are the top 5 shopping zones near your hotel in the Miami-Kendall area.

1. Dolphin Mall

Your Miami hotel near Dolphin Mall is pleased to offer convenient access to this state-of-the-art shopping center that brings you the finest fashion, dining and family entertainment options in a beautiful setting.

2. Miami International Mall

Discover the excitement of Miami International Mall, a remarkable shopping experience showcasing Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney and Sears. Delight in visiting more than 140 specialty stores.

3. Dadeland Mall

Your Miami hotel near Dadeland Mall offers nearby access to restaurants, shopping and fun. Dadeland Mall is conveniently located right next to the Dadeland North Metrorail station and includes more than 185 specialty stores with unique surprises for the entire family.

4. Palms At Town & Country

Enjoy a Mediterranean-themed, open-air shopping center with big-name sporting goods, clothing and toy stores at the Palms at Town & Country. This popular shopping center showcases trendy clothes, restaurants and entertainment.

5. The Falls

The Falls is an open-air shopping mall in Kendall, Florida that features upscale shopping. Its anchor stores are Macy's, Bloomingdale's and Regal Entertainment Group.

The Miami-Kendall area is also famous for bridal shopping, designer duds, boutiques filled with unique treasures, food markets, handcrafted specialties and custom art. Comfort Suites Miami Hotel is pleased to offer convenient access to a wide variety of shopping experiences.

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