Items Tagged with 'Experience Grand Rapids'


Restaurant Week GR serves specials

August 8, 2016
More than 60 restaurants have created special three-course meals for Restaurant Week GR, which starts Wednesday. Read More

Grand Rapids billboard campaign seeks artists

March 11, 2016
Five local artists’ Grand Rapids-inspired work will be selected for billboards that will be on display throughout Michigan highways this summer. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids wins international award

March 1, 2016
The area’s destination marketing organization has received an international award for its new website. Read More

Beer Week GR flows across region

February 15, 2016
For the next week, beer will be more prominent in Grand Rapids than usual. Read More

Kent County books record year for tourism

January 25, 2016
For the sixth consecutive year, Kent County hotel room revenue grew and set a new record for the area. Read More

Downtown partners on Christmas tree

November 30, 2015
Downtown Grand Rapids will celebrate the lighting of its Christmas tree this Thursday at Rosa Parks Circle. Read More

Hospitality industry names WAVE winners

November 20, 2015
Eight hospitality professionals have been recognized for excellence at a special awards celebration. Read More

Tourism contract extended

As occupancy rates continue to skyrocket, Experience Grand Rapids reaps rewards.

November 6, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As Experience Grand Rapids continues to fulfill its duty of bringing people to Kent County, county commissioners continue to see its value. Read More

Beer draws tourists, $7M to Kent County

GVSU study finds more than 42,000 came last year.

October 19, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) When Experience Grand Rapids heads to trade shows, it often sets up a mini Founders Brewing taproom — complete with co-founder Dave Engbers. Read More

Hotels are on pace to break records

Occupancy rates are 12.7 percent ahead of last year following a stellar summer.

September 18, 2015
Bolstered by what is likely to be another successful ArtPrize, Experience Grand Rapids hopes Kent County will build on strong summer hotel numbers and see record hotel occupancy rates again in 2015. Read More