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Aug 29, 2013, 11:19 ET

Seventy Four Percent of Michigan Voters Support Post Labor Day School Law

 LANSING: A statewide survey by Mitchell Research & Communications, Inc. found dramatically increased support for Michigan law...

Jul 12, 2013, 09:54 ET

Survey Shows Pure Michigan Continues to Increase Travel from Outside State

Sixty Two Percent of Lodging and Tourism Businesses Report Increase Of those lodging and tourism businesses that track where tourists come...

Apr 15, 2013, 21:06 ET

Michigan Tourism "Stars of the Industry" Honored at "Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism 2013"

Thirteen shining examples of excellence in Michigan's lodging and tourism industries were honored last night as "Stars of the Industry" by the...

Jan 28, 2013, 15:04 ET

Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism Grows to Serve More Industry Stakeholders

Hundreds of tourism stakeholders from across the state will convene this spring to prepare for the 2013 season during the Pure Michigan Governor's...

Sep 16, 2011, 15:13 ET

Lodging Industry Applauds Attorney General Opinion on Smoking of Medical Marijuana in Hotels

Opinion provides for public safety, while eliminating confusion created by interplay of smoking ban and medical marijuana amendment The Michigan...

Jul 27, 2011, 08:00 ET

Tourism Business - Outdoor Recreation Groups Join Forces to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes

The Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC), the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), and the Michigan Lodging & Tourism...

Feb 24, 2011, 17:56 ET

Tourism Leaders Express Appreciation to Lawmakers, Governor Snyder for Pure Michigan Funding

Lawmakers Act to Protect Jobs, Tourism Tax Revenues Tourism leaders thanked Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers for passage of legislation (HB 4160)...

Oct 25, 2010, 07:30 ET

The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association Endorses Snyder

The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (MLTA) announced today that it is endorsing republican Rick Snyder in the Michigan gubernatorial...

May 07, 2010, 08:00 ET

Michigan Tourism 'Stars of the Industry' Honored at the 'Pure Michigan Governor's Conference-Driving Tourism 2010'

Twelve shining examples of excellence in Michigan lodging and tourism industries were recently honored last night as "Stars of the Industry" by the...

Apr 08, 2010, 09:21 ET

Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Hoekstra to Attend Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism

Major candidates in both parties invited to attend The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (MLTA) announced that Congressman Pete Hoekstra,...

Mar 25, 2010, 19:28 ET

Tourism Industry Expresses Appreciation for Additional Pure Michigan Funding

But will immediately begin work on permanent funding solution for 2011 national campaign. Michigan's tourism industry thanked legislators for...

Mar 18, 2010, 18:23 ET

Tourism Industry Applauds House Action on Pure Michigan Funding Legislation

But Legislature must act before spring recess or opportunity to promote summer tourism season will be lost. The Michigan Lodging and Tourism...

Jan 27, 2010, 11:18 ET

Funding for Pure Michigan to Drop over 80% Unless Legislature Acts Soon

If the Legislature does not act, Michigan's overall tourism budget would drop from 6th to 42nd highest nationwide according to a survey conducted...

Dec 17, 2009, 17:40 ET

Tourism Industry Hails Landslide House Passage of Pure Michigan Funding Bills

Legislation to provide permanent funding for the Pure Michigan campaign passed the House today by landslide margins. The legislation (HB 5018,...

Oct 22, 2009, 11:31 ET

Poll Finds Strong Public Support for Pure Michigan Funding

But Ads Will Go Dark Unless Legislature Acts By a huge margin, Michigan residents believe the Pure Michigan campaign and its...

Jul 29, 2009, 08:00 ET

Michigan Sees Surge in Tourism from Other States

State's third largest industry reports travel into state is up. A statewide survey of tourism business found an increase in visitors from...

Jun 05, 2009, 08:00 ET

Introduction of 'Pure Michigan' Funding Package Hailed by Tourism Industry

Legislation would boost tax revenues - create jobs for Michigan Legislation introduced to provide ongoing funding for the "Pure Michigan" campaign...

Feb 23, 2009, 10:51 ET

Tourism Leaders Call on State to Invest Portion of Stimulus Funds to Grow Tourism Jobs

Speaking on behalf of a coalition of tourism and business groups, three of Michigan's leading travel and resort industry executives are calling for...