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What are we looking for?

The sharpest writers in travel and lifestyle media, with an eye for what’s in. Those telling unexpected stories and shaping the narrative of contemporary travel.
  • Influential
    You’re an established name at a world-leading publication or a freelancer with a prolific track record contributing to cutting-edge outlets.
  • Editorial
    You have the ability to discover small, independent travel stories, amplify what the world needs to hear and influence global opinion.
  • Connected
    You value the power of networking. You’re keen to develop relationships with senior decision makers from contemporary travel’s leading brands.


You’ll get up to:

  • 45 one-on-one appointments with L.E/Miami’s highly curated guest list of contemporary travel brands
  • 3 press activities offering unique Miami story angles
  • 1 bespoke agenda, including full access to our show floor, L.E/Open House events, our legendary lunch programme and two evening networking events
  • 5 nights’ accommodation in one of our partner hotels
  • 1 flight credit from your location

Our media

We host up to 40 of the world’s top journalists from leading travel and lifestyle media publications at each edition of L.E/Miami. Here's a taste of who attends:


There’s more to Miami than the beach. Our dynamic media programme delivers exclusive access to a range of experiences, giving you unparalleled destination stories, as well as an exclusive opportunity to solidify your relationships with the industry’s most forward-thinking PR directors. See below for a taste of the press activities we offer.
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Vintage Glamour

Hosted by Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club 

Miami’s legendary Surf Club has been a favourite haunt of the social elite for decades, regularly playing host to the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Taylor and Winston Churchill.

The venue’s always had a flair for the fabulous, and now you can discover its stylish past with an old glamour photo shoot and an exclusive taste of Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar with Head Bartender, Valentino Longo.

Rescue a Reef

Hosted by Kimpton Angler’s

Explore a lesser-seen side of Miami – the underwater reefs and sea life that help sustain the region’s oceans – with a visit to the thriving, adopted reef of Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach.

Recently re-launched following a six-year, $61 million re-imagination, in partnership with the University of Miami’s coral reef restoration lab, the reef honours the hotel’s nautical past as a haven for true anglers, spotlighting the importance of protecting and preserving this precious ocean resource.

The Suite Life

Hosted by sbe Collection

Join sbe for a trip like no other. Board the Van Dutch speedboat and cruise the stunning Miami river, before heading out to Biscayne Bay.

You’ll get a unique perspective of Brickell, the Port of Miami, and the city’s vibrant downtown districts, rolling into Fisher Island, Miami Beach Marina, South Beach and then north to midtown and the iconic 79th Street Causeway. You won’t be short on style or sophistication, with sbe Lincolns chauffeuring you to the marina and then back to an sbe hotel after for a delicious lunch.

The Guilded Age

Hosted by Nobu Miami Beach

For over a hundred years, the Vizcaya Museum & Gardens has been one of Miami’s most unique cultural gems – a centre for creativity and innovation as well as a National Historic Landmark.

You’ll be able to explore this breath-taking Gilded Age estate and take in its natural beauty while discovering unique facets of Miami’s storied past, before heading to Nobu Hotel Miami Beach for lunch in the stunning Penthouse Villas. Situated high above the Atlantic with sweeping views of city and ocean, Nobu is the perfect place to experience Miami at its most magnificent.

Art Deco Delights

Hosted by Palihouse Miami Beach

To understand Miami, you have to understand the fundamentals of art deco design – so enrol in an intro to art deco and celebrate the true spirit of the city at Palihouse Miami Beach.

Originally built as the Greenbrier Hotel in 1940, this unique property was conceived by L. Murray Dixon – one of the leading lights in the Miami Beach Art Deco Architectural District. Palihouse Miami Beach and the Miami Design Preservation League will take you on a tour of The Tides Hotel, The Victor Hotel, The Tiffany, The Marlin, Tudor Hotel, The Raleigh and The Ritz Plaza (all built in the art deco golden era). Delicious craft cocktails and small bites will then fuel the afternoon’s discussion about how Palihouse has reinvigorated its original art deco features.

Cocaine Cowboys

Hosted by The Confidante Miami Beach

The Confidante Miami Beach, a playful retro-glam resort in Miami’s buzzing Mid-Beach neighborhood, has teamed up with Florida man, Billy Corben, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director/producer…

of feature documentaries Cocaine Cowboys, Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja, Dawg Fight, ESPN’s 30 for 30s: The U, Broke and The U Part 2, and his latest foray, the doc-comedy, Screwball, now streaming on Netflix. Join The Confidante for a curated city tour exploring the 1970-80s era of Miami, followed by lunch with Billy, a frequenter of The Confidante, to explore his experience interpreting the ‘Magic City’ through the lens of film.

The rhythm on the street

Hosted by The Savoy Hotel Miami

The best way to understand a culture? Through its music scene. Little Havana, the famed neighbourhood bursting with Cuban culture, pays its dues to the rhythms and beats that rooted its place on the map,…

evolving through its streets, homes and nightclubs. Take a high-tempo tour of one of the most influential music genres in the world, hosted by the Savoy Hotel. Meet with acclaimed Cuban musicians in historic hotspots and dance your way through the streets – with some Cuban dishes and Havana-themed cocktails thrown in.


Hosted by the GMCVB

Experience the dynamic reinvention of one of Miami’s most creative neighbourhoods: the Design District. Dedicated to fashion, design, architecture and dining, this is home to the city’s hottest galleries, showrooms, artist lofts, agencies and residencies.

With a boutique hotel and more commercial and exhibition space still to come, there’s never been a better time to get to the epicentre of the Miami Design District’s evolution.


Hosted by the GMCVB

Ten years in and the Wynwood Walls cultural centre is only just getting started. Having revitalised Miami’s warehouse district with ever-changing murals from the scene’s most legendary graffiti writers…

and iconic street artists, Tony Goldman’s vision has been the driving force behind this particular piece of cultural evolution. Join the Goldman Global Arts team for a unique insight into the world’s greatest outdoor street art museum with this specially curated tour, and discover how constant reinvention is fuelling their unstoppable movement.


Hosted by the GMCVB

Two of downtown Miami’s most innovative, thought-provoking museums for the price of one: the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science and the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Starting at the Frost, you’ll be…

able to learn more about some of the scientific discoveries shaping the course of human history – from tech to conservation – through interactive exhibitions and experiential shows, before heading to Miami-Dade County’s flagship international art museum. Designed by award-winning architects, the state-of-the-art PAMM reflects the city’s plurality of communities through vibrant and inspiring creativity.


Hosted by the GMCVB

One of the best ways to discover Miami’s colourful past? By boat across Biscayne Bay. From its origins as a mosquito-infested swampy outpost favoured by famous mobsters and business titans, to its rise as a…

trendsetting cultural mecca, the city’s transformation has been astounding. This is your chance to jump aboard a high-performance Zodiac RIB with Ocean Force Adventures to take in the bay’s breath-taking waterfront architecture, private celebrity estates and thriving marine life before getting exclusive access to Biscayne National Park and the former stilted speakeasies of Stiltsville.


Hosted by the GMCVB

Disconnect and reconnect in one of Miami’s most scenic spots, the majestic 1,033-acre Oleta River State Park. Set along the stunning Oleta River, this unique tour will take you kayaking through one of the largest urban parks in South Florida.

Paddling through mangrove trails and the serene blue waters of North Biscayne Bay, you’ll be able to leave what you know of Miami behind as a magnificent array of birds and animals reveal themselves to you – a unique way to see one of the city’s true hidden gems.

Art Deco Walking Tour with the Miami Design Preservation League

Hosted by the GMCVB

Art Deco has defined Miami’s evolution and continues to shape its style.

To truly understand the city, you need to immerse yourself in its Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival and Miami Modern architecture and design, and there’s no better guide to this than the Miami Design Preservation League. Dedicated to educating curious minds about the culture and character of the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District, the league’s eye-opening walking tour will surround you with some of Miami’s most iconic monuments.


Hosted by the GMCVB

This legendary heritage neighbourhood is best experienced through it’s distinctive Cuban culture and culinary delights.

Officially recognised as a ‘national treasure’, Little Havana is renowned for its numerous and continuous contributions to Miami’s historical and political evolution, as well as its vibrant art scene. Take a unique tour through this vibrant downtown community with visits to Maximo Gomez Domino Park, Havana Classic Cigars, The Tower Theater, Damas De Blanco Mural and the Cuban Memorial Blvd – with culinary stops throughout the tour, giving you a true taste of this neighbourhood.

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