Items Tagged with 'Doug Small'
Rise in daily room rates, entertainment options attributed to number of hotel rooms booked.
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Kent County’s hotel revenue saw an increase of 6.8 percent in 2017. The percentage growth has not been as large as in past years, but the record revenue of nearly $211 million can be attributed to several factors. Read More
The Business Journal is reporting on consecutive years of hotel occupancy rate increases; the reasons for that growth were underscored in the recent GRBJ Newsmakers of the Year awards. Read More
Northern Michigan hotel owner says government-approved room fees used to subsidize marketing campaigns violate free speech rights.
The local tourism industry is keeping its eye out for the results of a free speech lawsuit against the Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau. Read More
Doug Small — the president and CEO of Experience Grand Rapids — is the featured guest in episode 20 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More
Business Journal reporting on the very good news of consecutive years of hotel occupancy increases — with the additional 800 rooms added by new hotel construction during the past 18 months — begs new discussion and new possibilities directly impacting current thinking and planning, especially related to Calder Plaza, its environs and its refurbishment. Read More