Miami is an ocean front city of bright colour, beautiful landscape and cityscape. The city is well known forits beautiful beaches, downtown city life, great nature sites, and a vibrant culture and nightlife. Miami is a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade.
In 2012, Miami was classified as anAlpha-World cityin the World Cities Study Group’s inventory. Miami is also by many regarded as the capital of latin America, with a major Spanish speaking and Cuban population.The city is a major center for tourism and transportation, with the harbour and in-city airport are strong elements, connecting the city to the Caribbean, latin America and a world of travellers. A visitor to Miami will be experience a steady stream of airplanes, and cruise ships along with a modern city of traffic and bright architecture.
Miami and Miami Beach/South Beach also has strong connections to the Art Deco period, giving the city a certain elegance, reminiscent of the golden area of the “roaring 20s”.