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Travel & Tourism
Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging
$300K in improvements will allow venue to host bigger shows for longer periods.
Downtown Grand Rapids is set to become a bigger magnet to tourism. Read More
Short-term rentals bump up against established hospitality industry.
While Airbnb may be enjoying a slightly better reception from the city of Grand Rapids than when it was first discussed, the $10 billion sharing economy business is still getting a bit of a cold shoulder. Read More
Meetings, sporting events and all kinds of travel are leading to record hotel revenues.
The convention and tourism climate in Grand Rapids is still on the upswing, with 2014 on target to be the fourth consecutive year of record room revenue, according to Janet Korn, Experience Grand Rapids senior vice president. Read More
Breweries, restaurants and shopping are reviving the tourism trade.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Muskegon, once known as an industrial town, has shed its former image to become a vibrant destination. Read More
Groundbreaking reproductive research being done at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine has helped draw the largest international conference on reproductive research to Grand Rapids. Read More
A national conference for a group of African-American law enforcement executives is coming to town. Read More