Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Grand Rapids rates among 'America's Best Beer Cities'

January 27, 2015
Grand Rapids has been bestowed a beer city title by a major brand in the media and travel industries. Read More

Developer plans hotel and restaurant on East Beltline

January 26, 2015
A developer is planning to build a hotel and restaurant along a busy retail corridor on East Beltline. Read More

West Michigan Tourist Association names executive director

January 26, 2015
A regional tourism nonprofit has hired a new executive director. Read More

Township association convenes downtown

January 26, 2015
More than 1,100 government officials and staff, representing local governments from 71 counties across the state, will convene downtown this week for their annual conference. Read More

Kent County works on details of airport authority

A draft of proposed legislation allowing the transfer will be reviewed this week.

January 23, 2015
The process of transferring the Kent County government’s direct control of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to an airport authority is under way, with the county Board of Commissioners Legislative and Human Resources Committee considering a key step this week: the draft of proposed enabling legislation allowing it to happen. Read More

Hotel ranks No. 1 in chain

January 23, 2015
A hotel has used a guest-feedback system to help it earn the No. 1 spot for customer satisfaction among other properties in its chain. Read More

Hotel builds out makeover

January 22, 2015
A 16-story hotel in the region is getting a “multi-million-dollar” makeover. Read More

Ford airport books record year

January 21, 2015
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport set an all-time record for passenger traffic last year. Read More

Dealership moves on 28th Street

January 20, 2015
A car dealer didn’t travel far to relocate one of its franchises on 28th Street. Read More

Sports commission names athletes of the year

January 20, 2015
A regional sports nonprofit has named its male and female athletes of the year. Read More