Travel & Tourism

Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging


Transit project receives $57M boost

February 10, 2016
A transportation project planned for Grand Rapids has received $57 million from the federal government. Read More

ArtPrize calls for 'ambitious' public art ideas

February 10, 2016
ArtPrize has announced a new grant program that will support “large” and “ambitious” public art entries for ArtPrize 2016. Read More

Sports commission hosts Kirk Gibson for fundraiser

February 9, 2016
A Detroit Tigers legend will headline a Grand Rapids event this spring. Read More

County residents quick to order snowplow help

February 8, 2016
Compared to other U.S. counties, Kent County residents are ready to pay for snowplowing services after seeing a small amount of snow accumulate. Read More

Hotelier plans hotel near mall

February 5, 2016
A new hotel could be going up near a mall in the area. Read More

Golf tournament wins seven LPGA awards

February 4, 2016
The Grand Rapids area hosted one of the best golf tournaments of 2015. Read More

Presidential museum schedules reopening after $13M facelift

Second-floor renovation and expanded learning center top list of changes.

January 29, 2016
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum promises a completely new experience for visitors when it reopens later this year. Read More

A love story earns top Newsmaker honors

Fred and Lena Meijer’s vision makes West Michigan a destination.

January 29, 2016
Standing before a sold-out audience on the very site being honored, David Hooker told a love story. Read More

Commission kicks off Winter Games

January 29, 2016
An annual sporting event could contribute more than $500,000 to the local economy in the next month. Read More

Sports commission reports $39M impact

January 28, 2016
Sports are bringing more people and money to the region. Read More