Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


ArtPrize names jurors

April 24, 2015
ArtPrize has announced its group of jurors for this year’s event. Read More

Sports commission predicts sold-out hotels

April 23, 2015
Hotels in the area could sell-out on several upcoming weekends as a series of sporting events draw visitors and millions in economic impact into the market. Read More

Company wins $6.3M contract from US Army Corps of Engineers

April 21, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has called on a local company to help it with the Soo Locks. Read More

The Rapid picks up propane buses

April 21, 2015
The Rapid is growing greener. Read More

Meijer Gardens dedicating ‘Iron Tree’ sculpture

April 20, 2015
| By AP
A large iron sculpture by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei that's designed to prompt thoughts about how different people and cultures come together is being dedicated today at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

Downtown Development Authority changes grant process for events

April 14, 2015
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority is making changes to how it evaluates events after a request from one of its alliances to standardize its grant program for events. Read More

Four Winds names COO

April 13, 2015
There's a new chief operating officer of the Four Winds casinos. Read More

Inside Track: A proven leader in destination sales

A salesman since his college days, Tom Bennett loves working head-to-head against cities trying to book a convention.

April 10, 2015
Over the years, Tom Bennett has watched Grand Rapids develop from afar. Read More

Continental Snow Conference descends downtown

April 10, 2015
No, the white stuff shouldn’t be falling, but it will be the main topic of conversation for more than 1,500 snow fighters coming to Grand Rapids for a conference on battling snow. Read More

Meijer Gardens names lineup for summer concert series

April 9, 2015
Thirty shows are slated for this year’s summer concert series at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More