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Craft beer tourism contributes more than $12.2 million to the Kent County economy. That’s according to a new study from a trio of economics professors at Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business that was commissioned by Experience Grand Rapids, the convention and visitors bureau for Kent County.

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Michigan’s tourism industry grew to a record $22.8 billion in 2014, generating a higher return on investment for the state’s Pure Michigan campaign, according to an annual analysis

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Michigan State University projects another steady year for growth in the state’s $18.7 billion tourism industry.

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At this morning’s Michigan Tourism Conference at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, along with Travel Michigan vice president David West and representatives from Google, unveiled the new technology that will put sites such as the Mackinac Bridge, Ford Field and Sleeping Bear Dunes on Google Street View.

Published in In the News
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:05

GoSite pop-up is now open

The Grand Rapids Art Museum opened its pop up, GoSite, for public use on July 31. The pop up is in collaboration with the GRAM and the GoSite Coalition and is an information-sharing space for the community, including Grand Rapids residents and tourists.

Published in In the News
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 10:42

MSU forecasts tourism growth for 2013

Michigan State University researchers see 2013 shaping up as another strong year for Michigan’s tourism industry.

Published in Economic Development

The Pure Michigan tourism campaign generated its best return ever in 2012, drawing an estimated 3.8 million people to the state that spent more than $1.1 billion during their stay, according to new research data.

Published in Economic Development

Nominations are now open for the 2012 Governor’s Awards for Innovative Tourism Collaboration.

Published in In the News

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