MIA turns Fat Tuesday into App Tuesday with launch of cutting-edge mobile App

image022Passengers at Miami International Airport next Tuesday will be among the first to travel easier and smarter with MIA Airport Official 2.0, the airport’s upgraded mobile app and personalized travel assistant.

Thanks to more than 500 Bluetooth data beacons installed throughout MIA, users will be able to scan their boarding pass and immediately receive turn-by-turn, blue-dot navigation with estimated walk times, real-time flight image023updates, and nearby shopping and dining suggestions based on their customizable personal profile.

MIA is one of only a handful of airports in the world to incorporate beacon technology with its mobile app to provide this cutting-edge, personalized travel experience. MIA Airport Official 2.0 will be available for free at the iPhone and Google Play app stores.

MIA officials will turn Feb. 9, Fat Tuesday, into App Tuesday with a Mardi Gras-style launch event and press conference that will include app demonstrations, giveaways and surprise entertainment.