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Jillian Manning

Jillian Manning

Public Relations Manager

Phone: 231-534-6352

Toll Free: 800-236-1577 ext. 6352

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What's New

November 02, 2019

Fourth Annual Jamaican Dinner

Join us Saturday, November 2, as we celebrate our staff and friends from Jamaica. For one night only, Aerie Restaurant will feature all the flavors of Jamaica in a custom menu created and prepared by Jamaican members of our staff. View the menu here!


November 09, 2019

Sixth Annual Great Beerd Run

Join us on Saturday, November 9, for the 6th annual Great Beerd Run, a 5K fun run designed to celebrate all things Beer and Beard with on course beer tastings featuring Beards Brewery, Short's Brewery, and Right Brain Brewery.


November 15, 2019

Brewery Battle: Short's vs. Greenbush

The epic North vs South Brewery Battle returns, featuring Short's Brewing Company and Greenbush Brewing Company! Enjoy six battle stations with brews from each brewery and food to pair. Brewery representatives will be present to talk about each hoppy contender. Guests will chose the winner by voting once at each station and we will announce the winner at the conclusion of the event.


October 01, 2019

Share the Sweet at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge

At Aerie, enjoying dessert means doing good. We're donating $1 from every dessert sold to a local nonprofit or charity, and to date have raised over $2,000. October's organization is FLOW (For Love of Water), so come in and share the sweet!


Press Releases

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  • 03 October 2019

    Jamaican Dinner Returns for 2019

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  • 24 September 2019

    Fall 2019 Resort Calendar

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  • 18 September 2019

    Sixth Annual Great Beerd Run Kicks Off TC Beer Week

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  • 09 July 2019

    Three Cheers for Third Aerie Wine Spectator Award

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  • 13 June 2019

    What’s New at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa: Summer 2019 Edition

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Fact Sheets & Guides

  • Media Kit

    Media Kit

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  • Fact Sheet

    Fact Sheet

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  • Style Guide

    Style Guide

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  • Blogger & Influencers

    Blogger & Influencers

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  • Golf Profile

    Golf Profile

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  • Drone Policy

    Drone Policy

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  • Green Practices

    Green Practices

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Story Starters

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Health Club Fitness Challenge

From yoga to tennis and everything in between, the Health Club has everything you need to stay fit.

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  • Raising The Bar Scene

    Raising The Bar Scene

    Grab a friend, raise a glass, and toast to five great bars!

    Raising The Bar Scene
  • Labor Day Weekend Guide

    Labor Day Weekend Guide

    From on-property fun to events throughout Northern Michigan, we'll help you fill your Labor Day weekend schedule.

    Labor Day Weekend Guide


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Upcoming Events

November 2
Jamaican Dinner at Aerie

October 21
Tuff Enuff Golf Tournament

BOGO HydraFacial

Slingshot and Fun Rentals

November 29-December 1
Spa, Shop, and Play Weekend

January 31, 2019-February 2, 2020
Spa & Culinary Weekend

December 31
New Year's Eve

February 7-9, 2020
Bowers Harbor VIP Wine and Spa Weekend

Fall Spa Deals

November 15
North vs South Brewery Battle

March 27-28, 2020
Rove Estate VIP Wine & Spa Weekend

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm
Happy Hour at Spa Grand Traverse

December 7, 2019

November 9
The Great Beerd Run

Souvenir Shopping Tips


Barefoot Magazine

  • Destination Relaxation

    For five years, Spa Grand Traverse Director Dawn Olsen thought about the changes she wanted to make to the resort’s 7,000-square-foot spa and salon.

  • New Look for Iconic Governors' Hall

    Premier gathering space undergoes $1.5 million renovation

  • Reuniting at the Resort

    “It’s a beautiful place to reconnect and build close ties to those we love in one of the most spectacular places in Michigan.”
    —Lori, Leaver family reunion

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