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

Sleeping Bear Dunes.(credit:

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

Photo Credit: Pure Michigan

‘Pure Michigan’ Dropped From Right-To-Work Ads

A Michigan Economic Development Corp. official told lawmakers Thursday that the agency is re-evaluating the use of the award-winning tourism logo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

(Facebook Photo/Saugatuck-Douglas)

Plans Move Ahead For Saugatuck-Douglas Merger

Plans are moving forward that could combine the southwestern Michigan tourist towns of Saugatuck and Douglas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

(Facebook Photo/Saugatuck-Douglas)

Tourist Towns Of Saugatuck, Douglas Could Combine

Voters in the southwestern Michigan tourist towns of Saugatuck and Douglas could vote next year about whether to combine the communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder. (File. Getty Images/Alex Wong)

Governor Addresses China Trade Trip On WWJ

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is in China this week on a mission to promote trade, tourism and cultural exchanges between Michigan and China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

Mackinac Bridge

Pure Michigan Launches New Web Site, Fall Campaign

Pure Michigan has unveiled a newly designed just in time for the launch of the fall advertising campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2012

Photo Credit: Pure Michigan

Pure Michigan Commercials Featured In China

The Chinese are now being introduced to the wonders of Michigan — thanks to those award-winning Pure Michigan commercials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

Martha Reeves was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas which had its origins in Detroit. After producing such hits as "Dancing in the Street" she joined the political scene as a Detroit City Council woman.

Martha Reeves Encouraging Tourists To Visit Detroit

Motown singing legend Martha Reeves is no longer in politics – but that doesn’t mean she’s not trying to make Detroit a destination for more people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012


Former Prison Facilities Become Tourist Attraction

Former state prison facilities in southern Michigan are becoming a hot tourist attraction where visitors can sit in cells and read prison rule books still attached to the cell bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012