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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 michigan.org 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

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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

Grand Hotel (WWJ Photo, File)

Grand Hotel On Mackinac Island Turns 125 In July

The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island turns 125 this year. And it’s ready to party.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012

Agri tourism guide

Now Available: 2012 Michigan Agri-Tourism Guide

Just in time for spring bedding plants, hanging flowering baskets, nursery stock and fresh Michigan asparagus, the 2012 Michigan Agri-Tourism Guide is now available online and in print.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012

Boating on Lake St. Clair (Credit: tourlakestclair.org)

‘Circle The Lake’ Signs Highlight Lake St. Clair

New signs are directing people to attractions along the Lake St. Clair waterfront in southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012

Inside the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn (credit: WWJ)

Analyst: Michigan Tourism Spending Up 8 Percent

Tourism spending in Michigan rose in 2011 for the second consecutive year, a trend likely to continue as an improving economy trumps concerns about higher gasoline prices, analysts said Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

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

Study: 2011 Pure Michigan Campaign Generated Record $1 Billion

Last summer’s Pure Michigan advertising campaign motivated 3.2 million trip sto Michigan last year, where those visitors spent $1 billion at Michigan businesses, generating $70 million in Michigan tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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