One of the perils of being a “foodie town” is that the restaurant scene can sometimes change quite often. Even in a small resort community like Traverse City, it can seem like there’s a new eatery opening (or sometimes, closing) every week. It’s exciting, but also unsettling – especially for returning vacationers who want to know what happened to last year’s favorite bistro.
Each year people flock to Traverse City to see one of Mother Nature's most beautiful displays - the cherry blossoms. The blossoms blanket the miles of rolling hills throughout the area, and with the amount of attention they draw it's fair to say there are plenty of questions that go along with them!
Hard cider isn't a just a fad. In fact, all across the country cidermaking is booming and Michigan ranks third in the U.S. in terms of cider production, with 9.3 percent of the nation’s cider makers.
Tell us a little about what a Marketing Specialist does at Traverse City Tourism
As the Marketing Specialist at Traverse City Tourism, I’m lucky enough to be able to dip my toes into several aspects of marketing. Whether it be with graphic design, social media, event updates, administrative tasks, and even photography, it's all part of my daily job.
Tell us a little about what the President/CEO does here at Traverse City Tourism.
Traverse City is a special place. It’s my job to make sure the rest of the world knows that. Leisure and business travel to Traverse City are critical to our economy and way of life. Finding new and innovative ways to grow tourism responsibly in a collaborative way is my focus.
The “From the Top” series features performances by eleven popular local musicians, set against the blue water of West Grand Traverse Bay. Featured artists include the Hacky Turtles (the band that previously recorded Take Me There, Traverse City's Theme Song), Rob & Jessica Bolin, Nik Carmen, Jetty Rae, The Accidentals, O Brother Big Sister, Kellerville, Levi Britton, the Jimmy Olson Trio, Benjaman James, and Chloe Kime.
Tell us a little about what an Operations Manager does at Traverse City Tourism.
I’m responsible for the day-to-day physical operations of the Traverse City Tourism office and the direction, coordination and overall management of numerous office and building operations, personnel/organization insurance plans and contracts, equipment, and procedures -- all to assure a smooth flow of work and information.