Articles Tagged with ''Doug Small''

Lawsuit brings hotel assessments under scrutiny

Northern Michigan hotel owner says government-approved room fees used to subsidize marketing campaigns violate free speech rights.

March 10, 2017

From the outside looking in

Transplanted city leaders bring fresh ideas, perspective to growing Grand Rapids.

December 9, 2016

Hotel use rate grows

Grand Rapids may have to add additional event and meeting space to compete with larger cities.

November 11, 2016

A 70 percent town

Officials know there’s more work to be done on the city’s brand recognition.

November 13, 2015

Quite an experience

Could ‘disruptive’ ideas make Grand Rapids the next Austin?

July 24, 2015

Restaurant Week’s tally tasty for SICE

August event set a new mark and raised money for culinary scholarship fund.

November 1, 2013

Small tells county commissioners they’re going to like the numbers

Tourism, conferences, room rates, occupancy setting records.

August 23, 2013

Area hotels are continuing strong run

Convention center posts its best-ever seven-month fiscal mark.

March 8, 2013