Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Tourism ROI continues at record pace

Visitors contributed $22.8 billion to state’s economy last year.

March 27, 2015
Visitor spending reached record levels in 2014, with visitors spending $22.8 billion in Michigan, much of that due to the Pure Michigan campaign. Read More

Griffins create contest for Texas getaway

March 27, 2015
The Grand Rapids Griffins are offering up a free trip to San Antonio, Texas through a partnership with an airport and airline. Read More

Amway Grand Plaza names general sales manager

March 24, 2015
The first-ever employee of Amway Grand Plaza, who has risen to the role of general sales manager during his career, has announced his retirement and transition to a new role. Read More

LPGA tournament calls for volunteers

March 24, 2015
It’s volunteer sign-up time for golf fans. Read More

Google partners with Pure Michigan to map state by foot

March 23, 2015
While in Grand Rapids on Monday, Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announced a new partnership between Google and Pure Michigan that will showcase the state's most-iconic destinations across the globe. Read More

City wins title of 'Best Coastal Small Town' in US

March 20, 2015
While the West Michigan lakeshore consists of many great small towns, one continues to stand out to visitors and residents alike. Read More

Logistics company opens next warehouse

March 19, 2015
A logistics company has opened a 67,000-square-foot warehouse in the region to handle demand for cold food storage. Read More

Motorcycle dealer plans superstore

March 18, 2015
A motorcycle dealer is planning to consolidate its locations in the area into a new superstore dealership on seven acres. Read More

Entrepreneur buys boat dealer

March 17, 2015
A boat dealer in the region is under new ownership. Read More

Ford airport builds $15M parking-garage roof

March 17, 2015
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has seen an increase in passengers, which has resulted in a need for additional parking. Read More