TRAVEL & TOURISM
Recreation, travel, transportation and lodging
Some West Michigan agricultural leaders were recently appointed to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Migrant Labor Housing Advisory Board.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority named Kent County Commissioner Emily Brieve to its board of directors.
The Michigan tourism and hospitality industry has been reeling from the effects of the pandemic.
A luxury hotel in downtown Grand Rapids is now offering a personalized dining experience on its outdoor deck next to the Grand River.
Experience Grand Rapids Senior Vice President Janet Korn was elected to serve as president of the Michigan Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus' board of directors by its members this year.
LUDINGTON — A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold.
Hyatt Place Grand Rapids/Downtown hotel achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council STAR accreditation — the gold standard for prepared facilities.
Douglas Small’s job is to sell Grand Rapids to the rest of the world.
The economic development group Grand Action 2.0 recently unveiled the results of a commissioned Venue & Attraction study, bringing Grand Rapids one step closer to becoming a destination for more events and tourism.
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is one of the first airports in the nation to serve as a COVID-19 testing site.
Just off of U.S. 131, away from the din of rubber on concrete, a group of local developers are taking steps to transform a 45-acre property in Rockford into an off-the-grid camping experience where visitors can unplug from technology and reconnect with the outdoors.
Fewer people will be traveling this Thanksgiving, according to a study by GasBuddy.
Allegiant Air will be offering additional nonstop flights from Grand Rapids to two east coast destinations.
This new wave of COVID-19 cases is expected to impact the hospitality industry this holiday season.
Grand Rapids was one of three cities in the Midwest, and one of 166 nationwide to be ranked in the Top 25 Convention Cities For 2020.
A Miami-based startup is helping Grand Rapids residents and businesses pocket extra cash by renting out their parking spaces.
John Ball Zoo was named the 2020 West Michigan Sustainable Business of the Year by the members of West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum (WMSBF).
A statue of former president Gerald R. Ford was unveiled at Gerald R. Ford International Airport on Thursday.
Tory Richardson is leading Gerald R. Ford International Airport during an unprecedented time.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport entered phase one of its goal to welcome nonstop international commercial passenger flights.
The long-awaited Canopy by Hilton hotel at Studio Park is ready to welcome guests to downtown Grand Rapids.
A new, 80-foot mural by Reb Roberts is on display inside the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
While much of the hospitality industry has been reeling from the effects of the pandemic, there is one small segment that is quickly rebounding.
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is the first airport in the country to test a new autonomous robot that disinfects using ultraviolet technology.