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Jul 12, 2013, 09:54 ET Survey Shows Pure Michigan Continues to Increase Travel from Outside State

Of those lodging and tourism businesses that track where tourists come from, sixty two percent reported an increase in visitors from other states...


Apr 15, 2013, 09:06 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, 03:04 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, 03:13 ET Lodging Industry Applauds Attorney General Opinion on Smoking of Medical Marijuana in Hotels

The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association applauded yesterday's ruling by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette indicating that it is illegal...


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 Association...


Feb 24, 2011, 05:56 ET Tourism Leaders Express Appreciation to Lawmakers, Governor Snyder for Pure Michigan Funding

Tourism leaders thanked Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers for passage of legislation (HB 4160) providing a total of $25 million in funding for the Pure...


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

The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (MLTA) announced that Congressman Pete Hoekstra, the leading Republican candidate for Governor, is the...


Mar 25, 2010, 07:28 ET Tourism Industry Expresses Appreciation for Additional Pure Michigan Funding

Michigan's tourism industry thanked legislators for action taken today to increase the State's tourism promotion budget from $5.4 to just under $15...


Mar 18, 2010, 06:23 ET Tourism Industry Applauds House Action on Pure Michigan Funding Legislation

The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (MLTA) applauded today's House action on legislation that would provide short term funding for the Pure...


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 by...