Items Tagged with 'Experience Grand Rapids'


GRBJ Podcast: Doug Small of Experience Grand Rapids

February 7, 2017
Doug Small — the president and CEO of Experience Grand Rapids — is the featured guest in episode 20 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Kent County hotels book record year

January 30, 2017
The numbers are in for 2016, and Kent County hotels are celebrating record revenues. Read More

Hospitality industry honors WAVE winners

December 1, 2016
Several local hospitality professionals have been recognized for providing outstanding customer service. Read More

Hotel occupancy increases begs discussion of Calder Plaza possibilties

November 11, 2016
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

Businesses kick off Cocktail Week GR

November 9, 2016
A celebration of the area’s cocktails begins on Wednesday. Read More

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