Little Havana, known to Miami residents as a working class, immigrant neighborhood, has been receiving a flood of tourists for over 5 years now.

When tourists began visiting the neighborhood years ago, tour buses would drop them off along Calle Ocho because they wanted to immerse themselves in the cultural experience. But there was no one to provide any guidance about the area and tourists would often resort to asking the businesses about the history. But that changed as demand grew and in 2015, the Little Havana Visitor Center was opened. Last year, an estimated 3 million tourists visited Little Havana, according to the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Read More: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/miami-s-little-havana-working-class-neighborhood-global-tourist-hot-n738236

Miami's Little Havana: From Working Class Neighborhood to Global Tourist Hot Spot
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