Have an Upcoming Business Trip to Miami? Go to These Hotspots.
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Are you and your team members traveling to Miami soon for a conference or to meet with a client? You can make your trip to The Magic City much more memorable and exciting with just a little bit of planning! Your trip could end up being a fantastic bonding opportunity for your team. Home Business Magazine just traveled to Miami and checked out some awesome establishments. Below are a few of them to put in your own itinerary:
Where to Stay: Intercontinental Miami
This hotel exceeded all expectations and is perfectly situated in the heart of downtown, near the bustling Port of Miami and the city’s financial district. Even better, it is just a quick 17-minute drive from Miami International Airport! The hotel boasts 653 clean and comfortable guest rooms and 22 chic suites, which all feature breathtaking panoramic views of either Biscayne Bay or the downtown cityscape. You will be blown away by the hotel’s gorgeous, spacious lobby that has a stunning 18-foot-tall marble sculpture.
The rooms have über-comfortable beds, stylish decor, a mini bar, a Keurig Coffee Maker, WiFi, a large LED TV, complimentary bottles of water, and a safe to store your valuables in. They also feature an iPhone / iPod dock, USB charger, a hairdryer, and an iron so you can get your pantsuit in tip-top shape before a client meeting. Book a Club Level room or an Intercontinental Suite so you can also enjoy a delectable complimentary breakfast and daily cocktail hour each day in the exclusive Club InterContinental Lounge.
If you also need to host a networking event or conference, the hotel boasts 101,000 square feet of meeting space (spread over 35 meeting rooms). Hungry? You can grab a bite to eat at Toro Toro, which features flavorful Latin cooking and delicacies like a short rib & bone marrow arepa, a sweet corn empanada, Peruvian ceviche, and Fried Snapper. If you want to grab a cocktail after a long day, check out the luxe Bluewater rooftop bar next to the pool or Freddy’s Speakeasy, a stylish and exclusive cocktail lounge hidden in the hotel.
Need to decompress after a long day of meetings? Check out mySpa, the hotel’s sophisticated yet welcoming spa. You can book a Warming Signature Raindrop Massage, a Signature Champagne Mud Wrap, rejuvenating facials, pampering pedicures, and much more. www.icmiamihotel.com.
Where to Take Your Clients to Dinner: Phuc Yea
There is only one way to describe this restaurant: outstanding. The menu features unique and mouthwatering dishes that perfectly fuse Vietnamese and Cajun flavors. Must-try eats include the PY Noodles (fresh egg noodles with garlic butter, oyster sauce, and parmesan cheese), the Curried Crispy Tofu made with green curry and pineapple relish, and the Char Siu Roasted Black Cod that is made with house-made BBQ sauce. Also, don’t forget to sample the restaurant’s Sweet & Sour Viet Fried Chicken Bao!
The restaurant is separated into three areas, which all have a chic ambiance. Right when you walk in there is a lush lobby lounge anchored by a 15′ raw bar that is a great spot to grab a pre-dinner cocktail. You will also love the classy dining room that has a relaxed, speakeasy vibe. There is also a lovely Lantern Garden in the rear patio! www.phucyea.com
Where to Bond with Co-Workers: Drag Brunch at R House
This drag brunch is on a whole other level! You will absolutely get your money’s worth — not only are the drag queens extremely talented and gorgeous, but also the $55 ticket includes bottomless drinks (mimosas, sangria, mojitos, or soft drinks) and a hearty array of mouthwatering dishes. These include the chimichurri cheeseburger sliders, cinnamon sweet French toast made with succulent papaya syrup, cayenne fried chicken made with spicy cilantro sauce, and delicious rice and beans. The drag show is sure to be a wonderful, unforgettable experience for your entire team. www.rhousewynwood.com
Where to Grab a Relaxing Lunch with Your Team: La Boulangerie Boul’Mich
If you and your team are huge foodies, then you HAVE to grab lunch at this French bakery that has a Latin twist! With locations in Miami and 5 other Florida cities, La Boulangerie Boul’Mich features gourmet French style sandwiches, tasty egg dishes, tantalizing bakery items, and much more. Must-try eats are the brie & roasted almonds sandwich, caprese sandwich, mushroom & mozzarella empanada, and über-yummy Nutella croissant. You also can’t miss out on the “Nutccino” Nutella coffee drink and the flavorful Tropical Delight Refresher (made with mango, dragonfruit, and coconut milk). 10/10. laboulangerieusa.com
Include these establishments in your itinerary so you all have the best business trip yet! Safe travels!
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