Author: Jenny Jenness

Jenny Jenness is the Public Relations/Media Manager at Traverse City Tourism. She came to the company after a four-year stunt on local television talking up all things feel-good in northern Michigan (there's a lot of content there, guys). Jenny and her husband live in downtown Traverse City and enjoy long romantic walks into microbreweries. And beaches. Those are pretty nice here, too. 

Traverse City Visitors to Gain Free Shuttles

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 1:00 PM by Jenny Jenness

Traverse City, MI – As of next week, the experience of exploring Traverse City becomes easier, and free of charge. The region’s public transportation service, Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) integrates its newest routes on June 25. The Bayline will provide visitors with transportation every 15 minutes to the most well-trafficked areas of downtown Traverse City, easing heavy summer traffic, reduce parking conflict, and advocate for Michigan’s natural resources.

Blossoms have Arrived in Traverse City 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 1:00 PM by Jenny Jenness

TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN: Known as the Cherry Capital of the World, the cherry blossoms have arrived for their annual spring spectacle throughout Traverse City. Peak blossom time is expected between May 20-25, just in time for seasonal celebrations in the coastal town.

Traverse City, MI – Earlier this week Traverse City Tourism welcomed Katy McCain as the newest member to the destination marketing organization. As Business Development Manager, Katy’s new role involves a multitude of high-level responsibilities within the organization, including developing and selling promotional opportunities on behalf of Traverse City Tourism (TCT) and its members.

TRAVERSE CITY, MI: The snowy town in northwest Michigan celebrates the release of 12 Strong, a film based on New York Times bestselling non-fiction book Horse Soldiers written by Traverse City native Doug Stanton. The movie stars Chris Hemsworth and Academy-Award nominated actor Michael Shannon, and follows the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan following the September 11 attacks. The movie is officially released on January 19th.