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Film Office Makes Plea For Retaining Diminished Film Incentive Program

The fate of the $50 million film incentive program is still in the hands of the Legislature. Meanwhile, the governor has proposed keeping it.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2015

The Round Island Light House on the east shore of Round Island in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.  (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Shows Strong Outlook For Michigan’s Tourism Industry

A new report says that Michigan’s tourism industry grew in 2014 despite the cold, wet year, and the tourism outlook is sunny going forward.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

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How To Stay Healthy When Traveling

Here are some practical tips to help prevent you from getting sick while traveling.

02/25/2015

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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Researchers See More Growth In Michigan Tourism

Researchers cite the improving economy, national trends and the Pure Michigan campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

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Detroit Visitors Bureau Reports Uptick In Conventions

It’s thanks, in part, to the Cobo Center renovations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

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Michigan Matters: Michigan Tourism

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain discusses tourism and its impact on the state.

CBS 62–08/30/2013

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Mackinac Island: Victorian Charm In Modern Era

It’s free to walk along the streets on Mackiniac Island, where you’ll find shops, churches, museums and other buildings. You’ll also see lots of horses and carriages in lieu of cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

A statue of General Custer in Monroe, Michigan. (Credit: Dwight Burdette/Wikimedia Commons)

Monroe Aims To Develop Historical Corridor

A southeastern Michigan city that played a role in the War of 1812 aims to create a historical corridor to leverage its links to the past and lure tourists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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Researchers: Michigan Tourism Spending Rose In 2012

Business grew for Michigan’s tourism industry for a third consecutive year in 2012, with help from the weather, good publicity and the “Pure Michigan” advertising campaign aimed at luring visitors from other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

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