• Michigan Scores Top Spot for Social Media Engagement

     
    POSTED January 10, 2022
     
    Photo credit: Pure Michigan
  • Michigan Scores Top Spot for Social Media Engagement

     
    POSTED January 10, 2022
     
    Photo credit: Pure Michigan
  • Michigan Scores Top Spot for Social Media Engagement

     
    POSTED January 10, 2022
     
    Photo credit: Pure Michigan
  • Michigan Scores Top Spot for Social Media Engagement

     
    POSTED January 10, 2022
     
    Photo credit: Pure Michigan
  • Michigan Scores Top Spot for Social Media Engagement

     
    POSTED January 10, 2022
     
    Photo credit: Pure Michigan

“Start spreading the news,” Frank Sinatra croons in his signature song about New York. In truth, when it comes to spreading news about a U.S. destination, it’s Michigan that lands on top. As David Lorenz, vice president of Travel Michigan, noted in his end-of-year-letter, Shareablee, a leading provider of social media performance data, recognized Pure Michigan as the number-one tourism bureau in the country for social media engagement in its November Top U.S. Tourism Boards on Social report. “Thanks to our travel partners statewide who helped us tell the Pure Michigan story to our worldwide audience of nearly 3 million, making recognition like this possible,” Lorenz wrote. It helps when a state has a great story to tell. 

Located on the River Walk, the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk has completed its $38 million renovation just in time for its 40thanniversary. The renovation broke ground in December 2021. The hotel’s 602 guestrooms and 28 suites were redesigned to reflect an upscale urban experience.  

 

Six months ago, Detroit’s TCF Center got a new name—Huntington Place. Now the convention center is getting striking new public art—an outdoor sculpture by acclaimed artist Scott Hocking. The 15-foot diameter bronze sculpture, Floating Citadel, will be located in the main circle drive of Huntington Place in downtown Detroit. The installation of the sculpture is expected to be complete by late summer. Renderings and images are available here

 

Kaylie Pomper has joined West Michigan Tourist Association (WMTA) as the organization’s new marketing manager. The Kalamazoo native and graduate of Michigan State University, previously worked in leasing and marketing and in event planning.