Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


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

Exhibition companies merge

April 7, 2015
The Titanic and dinosaurs are coming together. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks No. 1 among 'top places to visit' in US

April 3, 2015
Grand Rapids is being recognized once again as a great place to take a vacation. Read More

Airline re-directs planned pilot strike

April 2, 2015
An airline that operates a handful of flights out of Gerald R. Ford International Airport believes it has avoided a planned pilot strike that would disrupt spring break travel around the country. Read More

Hotel sees $2.5M renovation and re-branding

March 31, 2015
A hotel on 28th Street has been re-branded by an international luxury hotel chain as part of a $2.5-million renovation. Read More

PR firm wins Peak Resorts account

March 31, 2015
A public relations firm will provide investor relations services to a Nasdaq-listed company that operates 13 ski resorts across the country. Read More