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Michigan tourism

A Pure Michigan moment: Camping along Lake Huron at Port Crescent State Park. Pure Michigan photo.

What’s New For Pure Michigan Visitors in 2013

With 2013 underway, visitors to Michigan.org, the state’s official tourism Web site, can look forward to a wide range of new and improved lodging options, dining spots, and activities this year, including milestone anniversary celebrations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013

A tour boat speeds past the Grand Hotel (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

2012 Michigan Hotel Occupancy Rates At All-Time High

Early data indicates 2012 is shaping up to be a strong year for Michigan’s tourism industry. According to Smith Travel Research, the statewide average hotel occupancy rate for the year to date as of July was at 56 percent — the highest July year-to-date average since Travel Michigan began tracking the data in 2004.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

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MIS, MEDC announce Pure Michigan 400

Two of Michigan’s best-known brands – Michigan International Speedway and Pure Michigan – are teaming up to host the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at MIS on Sunday, Aug. 21.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2011

A Pure Michigan moment: Camping along Lake Huron at Port Crescent State Park. Pure Michigan photo.

MEDC: Michigan Tourism Jumps In 2010

Michigan’s tourism industry saw dramatic gains in 2010, generating an estimated 10,000 new jobs. Officials of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. said their studies show out-of-state leisure visitor spending soared 21 percent, making 2010 the […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2011

Credit: Rob Pietz

Tourists Spent $17.2B In Michigan Last Year

A newly released survey has found that tourists and travelers spent an estimated $17.2 billion in Michigan last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2011

A Pure Michigan moment: Camping along Lake Huron at Port Crescent State Park. Pure Michigan photo.

Michigan Tourism Flat in the Fourth Quarter

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Tourism Index was flat in the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to the third quarter, at a level of 93.

03/06/2011

Summer Travel Season 08/14

Dan Musser with the Grand Hotel  on Mackinac Island talks about tourism in Michigan going Up  North and prospects for the Fall.

08/14/2010

USA Today Highlights Pure Michigan

Michigan is among the top states in the U.S. for its home run-hitting tourism ads.  The Pure Michigan campaign is one being recognized Monday morning by the USA Today as an example of how a […]

08/09/2010

Michigan Tourism Takes Over No. 1 Spot in Social Media

After sharing the top spot last quarter in the ‘How Social Is Your State DMO?’ study, Michigan has pulled away with the No. 1 ranking for the period April through June 2010. The study, conducted […]

08/05/2010

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