Surge In Destination Weddings "Close To Home" Noted By Grand Haven Spring Lake Holiday Inn Management

Brides opting for full weekend celebrations, activities for the entire family

May 06, 2013, 13:44 ET from Grand Haven Spring Lake Holiday Inn

SPRING LAKE, Mich., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noting growing trends in wedding planning, executive management at the newly remodeled full service waterfront Holiday Inn in West Michigan, today discussed destination weddings that are "close to home."

"We are planning events for many brides who want the ambiance of a destination wedding and are cognizant of guests' expenses of flying to other locations outside of Michigan and across the country. The beauty of our hotel is that, in Michigan, we are just a one-tank journey, pointing out the economy of driving to Grand Haven. We can accommodate every detail, every request of the bride and her family," said Vonni Loynd, Holiday Inn Director of Sales.

"By providing a complete selection of wedding packages, the hotel is servicing brides who want to celebrate the entire weekend with rehearsal dinners, bridesmaids' luncheons, weddings for 25 to 300 persons and afterglow brunches. Hotel staff has significant expertise with custom event planning including bridal showers, waterfront ceremonies, outdoor weddings with special room rate accommodations for bridal party guests and events of all sizes," added Loynd.

Grand Haven is one of Michigan's premiere vacation destinations ( within close proximity to the Spring Lake waterfront Holiday Inn. The hotel, newly renovated from guest rooms to welcoming lobby, banquet rooms and the full service Jack's Waterfront Bistro & Bar has developed into one of the area's most desirable and unique wedding venues. Recently, the hotel began a "Thank You For Your Service" program with USO and focused on America's armed forces families. Event planners also want to invite brides and grooms to enjoy all Holiday Inn has to offer.

A favorite for business and leisure visitors to the Grand Haven area, the recently renovated Holiday Inn features all non-smoking rooms, luxury mattresses and bedding, flat screen television with cable, complimentary WI-FI internet access and full on-site amenities to make each guest's stay convenient and comfortable. The complex is located at 940 West Savidge in Spring Lake, MI.

For additional information concerning hotel reservations, dining arrangements and private consultation with the catering/special event manager, please contact Event Coordinator, Molly Tuma, at 616.846.1000, extension 640. More information about Grand Haven Spring Lake Holiday Inn features, special events, reservations and area directions is also available at



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