Welcome to Grand Traverse Resort and Spa's media section, where you'll find recent press releases, our extensive image gallery, Resort fact sheets, feature story ideas, and more. 


If you have questions or need more information, our team is here to help.

Media Contact

Jillian Manning

Jillian Manning

Public Relations Manager

Phone: 231-534-6325

Toll Free: 800-236-1577 ext. 6352

Email: [email protected]

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What's New

July 24, 2018

Aerie Restaurant Earns Second Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Aerie Restaurant & Lounge has received the 2018 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for an outstanding wine selection. We're celebrating with a special wine flight for the month of August featuring wines from Wine Spectator's Top 100 list!


August 09, 2018

Resort Opens Little Free Library

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is thrilled to announce the latest addition to the property: a Little Free Library. Located in the Gallery of Shops, the library is available to guests and the Northern Michigan community. Readers are encouraged to "take a book, share a book!"


Press Releases

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  • 09 August 2018

    Resort Launches Little Free Library

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  • 24 July 2018

    Aerie Restaurant & Lounge Earns Second Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

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  • 30 May 2018

    Michigan Open Championship Returns to The Bear

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  • 01 May 2018

    2018 Stars, Stripes, and Splatter 5K Run with Habitat for Humanity

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  • 17 April 2018

    2018 Mother's Day at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

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Fact Sheets & Guides

  • Fact Sheet

    Fact Sheet

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  • Style Guide

    Style Guide

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  • Blogger Guidelines

    Blogger Guidelines

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  • Golf Profile

    Golf Profile

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  • Green Practices

    Green Practices

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Story Starters

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National Relaxation Day

August 15 is National Relaxation Day, and we've put together eight ways to celebration in Northern Michigan.

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  • Summer Dining

    Summer Dining

    Get the scoop on summery eats and treats at each of our restaurants and eateries from Grand Traverse Resort and Spa chefs.

    Summer Dining
  • Meeting for More

    Meeting for More

    Director of Sales, Ryan Buck, talks about incorporating philanthropic efforts into your next meeting agenda.

    Meeting for More


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August 31-September 3
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Barefoot Magazine

  • The Science of Golf

    “One of the biggest advantages we have in the time we spend with our students is working on the game the way they’re supposed to work on it.”
    —Stefan Carlsmith, lead instructor

  • A Family Favorite

    Mom, dad, and the kids head due north to escape Texas summer

  • As Natural As The Surroundings

    New spa menu offers up the best of Northern Michigan

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