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: 231-534-6352

Toll Free: 800-236-1577 ext. 6352

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What's New

April 16, 2019

Golf Season Begins April 16!

Time to get out the clubs...April 16 kicks off the start of golf season at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Check out this year's golf events, specials, and packages in the link below!


April 17, 2019

HydraFacial Treatments Launch at Spa Grand Traverse

Experience something new with a HydraFacial treatment, now available at Spa Grand Traverse. Three simple steps will reveal the best skin of your life and leave you glowing. 


April 21, 2019

Easter Sunday Brunch

Our unforgettable Easter Sunday Brunch will be available from 10:00am until 4:00pm in Aerie Restaurant, located on the 16th Floor of our Tower. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of our 900-acre property and East Grand Traverse Bay along with a variety of delicious brunch stations. 

Every brunch with us includes a mimosa for adults but on Easter Sunday we pull out all of the stops with a ham and prime rib carving stations, omelette station and dessert bar.


May 03, 2019

Orvis Fly Fishing Schools

This May, the Resort is pleased to welcome the Orvis Michigan Fly Fishing Schools to our property. Guests, locals, and vacationers of all experience levels can come enjoy a beautiful setting with first-class instruction.


Press Releases

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  • 19 March 2019

    2019 Golf Events, Specials, and Packages

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  • 12 March 2019

    Spring Break, New Spa Services, and Easter Bunnies…Oh My!

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  • 08 January 2019

    Winter Tennis Tournaments: The Mick and The Bob

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  • 11 December 2018

    Introducing the New Governors’ Hall

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  • 26 November 2018

    Holiday Happenings 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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  • Golf Profile

    Golf Profile

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  • Blogger Guidelines

    Blogger Guidelines

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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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The Wolverine: Twenty Years of Great Golf

Gary Player's signature course, The Wolverine, celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019.

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Upcoming Events

Spring Spa Week

Orvis Michigan Fly Fishing School

May 4
Derby Day Shootout

HydraFacial BOGO

Spring Spa Deals

April 21
SOLD OUT - Easter Brunch

June 26 Through September 26
Dave Pelz Golf School

June 29
Stars, Stripes and Splatter 5k

May 10-12, 2019
VIP Wine & Spa with Mawby Winery

June 7-9, 2019
Bowers Harbor VIP Wine and Spa Weekend

November April 12-14, 2019
VIP Wine & Spa Weekend with Bonobo Winery

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

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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