News about Movies in Miami Florida and Miami attractions - The Michael Mann film, which follows the eventful escapades of two Miami police
officers, showcases Miami with a lavishly shot production featuring the city in what the Miami tourism authorities are hoping will prove to be a 115 minute promo video for Miami. It promises to be all about crime, bad guys, bad cops, guns, drugs and prostitution; however, Miami and Florida tourist authorities are hoping for a positive impact upon the release of the film, which is set to be one of the highest grossing releases of the year.
, Coconut Grove
and Miami Beach
are all heavily featured in the film and it is no wonder that the Miami city fathers believe that the film itself could be a lucrative money spinner for the Miami economy.
Generally, Miami as well as Florida is a long established tourist destination with Miami itself regarded as one of the most fashionable and exciting cities in the United States. The film plays on this, featuring well known Miami locations in the city to a point where the city of Miami becomes a central character in the film.
The anticipated tourism bounce is hoped to reach beyond Miami city limits. Miami Florida boast a number of top drawer Miami tourist attractions
including the keys and the Florida Everglades.
Tourist chiefs are hoping that the Miami Vice factor will encourage higher numbers of tourists to venture further south, away from the lures of Orlando.
In particular, tourism boards are promoting Miami Florida as an ideal fly drive location featuring a city break in Miami, adventure with the Everglades and relaxation, sun, sand and sea with the Florida keys. Indeed, they may have a point, flights to Miami from Europe and internally from the States are frequent and car hire in Miami is abundant, with most of the major car rental firms
having a presence in the city.