Recognition

As Seen In

  • The Active Times | January 2020

    The Active Times | January 2020

    Relaxing Spa Resorts Worth the Splurge

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  • Groups Today | December 2019

    Groups Today | December 2019

    Wellness Travel

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  • Travel Awaits | November 2019

    Travel Awaits | November 2019

    Weekend Getaway To Traverse City, Michigan

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  • Golf Advisor | November 2019

    Golf Advisor | November 2019

    The Best Native American Casino Golf Resorts

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  • Wine Spectator | October 2019

    Wine Spectator | October 2019

    12 Wine Restaurants with Lovely Lakeside Views

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  • Kingdom Golf Magazine | October 2019

    Kingdom Golf Magazine | October 2019

    Wild Blue Yonder: The Michigan Shore

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  • Pure Michigan | October 2019

    Pure Michigan | October 2019

    12 Michigan Restaurants with Stunning Scenic Views

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  • Chicago Parent | September 2019

    Chicago Parent | September 2019

    Fall Getaways Your Family Will Love

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  • Michigan Meetings + Events | August 2019

    Michigan Meetings + Events | August 2019

    Meet with a Spotlight on Regional Fare

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  • Golf.com | August 2019

    Golf.com | August 2019

    Five Weekend Getaways to Rekindle Your Golf Flame

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  • Golf Advisor | July 2019

    Golf Advisor | July 2019

    The Best Beach and Golf Destinations

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  • Travel Squire | June 2019

    Travel Squire | June 2019

    Featured Hotels: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

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  • Golfweek | June 2019

    Golfweek | June 2019

    Top 200 Resort Golf Courses

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  • Leisure Group Travel | June 2019

    Leisure Group Travel | June 2019

    Best of Northern Michigan

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  • Yahoo Sports | June 2019

    Yahoo Sports | June 2019

    The Best Golf Courses in Michigan

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  • MLive | May 2019

    MLive | May 2019

    10 Indulgent Spa Treatments at Northern Michigan Resorts

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  • Michigan Meetings + Events | May 2019

    Michigan Meetings + Events | May 2019

    Michigan Meetings + Events Best of 2019 Winners

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  • Great Lakes by Design | May 2019

    Great Lakes by Design | May 2019

    Hint of Summer at Aerie Restaurant

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  • The Golf Explorer | March 2019

    The Golf Explorer | March 2019

    The Fairway Destination

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  • Spa Week | March 2019

    Spa Week | March 2019

    Top Destination Spa for Spring Spa Week 2019

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  • Pure Michigan Travel Guide | March 2019

    Pure Michigan Travel Guide | March 2019

    Designer Greens

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  • SEEN Magazine | February 2019

    SEEN Magazine | February 2019

    5 Romantic Mini-Moons in Michigan

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  • Michigan Golf Journal | February 2019

    Michigan Golf Journal | February 2019

    9 Must-Play Michigan Courses

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  • Groups Today | February 2019

    Groups Today | February 2019

    Hit the Green Running! 5 Incredible Golf Destinations

  • Hospitality Technology | January 2019

    Hospitality Technology | January 2019

    Smart Tech for a Smart Workforce

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  • Michigan Meetings + Events | January 2019

    Michigan Meetings + Events | January 2019

    Elevate the Industry with Impressive Sustainable Practices

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  • Spas of America | January 2019

    Spas of America | January 2019

    Top 100 Spas of 2018

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  • Pure Michigan Travel Guide | December 2018

    Pure Michigan Travel Guide | December 2018

    Just the Two of Us

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  • Small Market Meetings | December 2018

    Small Market Meetings | December 2018

    Outdoors in the Heartland

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  • Great Lakes by Design | November 2018

    Great Lakes by Design | November 2018

    Reinvigorated Essence at Spa Grand Traverse

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  • Taste of Home | September 2018

    Taste of Home | September 2018

    8 Foodie Vacations for a Wonderful Girls’ Weekend

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  • Trip Advisor | September 2018

    Trip Advisor | September 2018

    15 Best Golf Destinations in America

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  • West Michigan Woman | September 2018

    West Michigan Woman | September 2018

    Are We There Yet? Say Yes to Travel for Grown-ups

  • Lick the Plate | September 2018

    Lick the Plate | September 2018

    Aerie Restaurant & Lounge

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  • Spa Week | September 2018

    Spa Week | September 2018

    Top Destination Spas for Fall Spa Week 2018

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  • Vacation Idea | August 2018

    Vacation Idea | August 2018

    Best Michigan Resorts

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  • Groups Today | August 2018

    Groups Today | August 2018

    Relaxation Destinations

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  • Forbes | July 2018

    Forbes | July 2018

    Northern Michigan's Golf Gems

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  • Detroit Metro Times | July 2018

    Detroit Metro Times | July 2018

    Michigan's Top Resorts

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  • Reader's Digest | June 2018

    Reader's Digest | June 2018

    15 Most Underrated American Cities Worth a Visit

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  • Detroit Free Press | June 2018

    Detroit Free Press | June 2018

    Michigan's Top 10 Vacation Golf Courses

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  • Michigan Meetings + Events | May 2018

    Michigan Meetings + Events | May 2018

    Best Golf Resort - Best of 2018

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  • Meetings Today | May 2018

    Meetings Today | May 2018

    Best of MidAmerica Winner

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  • Golf Digest | March 2018

    Golf Digest | March 2018

    The Ultimate Michigan Buddies' Trips

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  • Midwest Living | February 2018

    Midwest Living | February 2018

    Top Things to Do in the Traverse City, MI, Area

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  • U.S. News | November 2017

    U.S. News | November 2017

    The Best Winter Getaway in Every State

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  • Spa Week | September 2017

    Spa Week | September 2017

    Top 10 Destination Spas in the U.S.

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  • Chicago Tribune | August 2017

    Chicago Tribune | August 2017

    Michigan Golf Courses Worth the Drive

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  • Golf Digest | June 2017

    Golf Digest | June 2017

    The Best Golf Courses in Michigan 2017-2018

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  • Dallas News | June 2017

    Dallas News | June 2017

    Northern Michigan Is One of America's Best Golf Destinations

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  • Golf Digest | May 2017

    Golf Digest | May 2017

    America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses 2017-2018

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  • Full Service Restaurants | April 2017

    Full Service Restaurants | April 2017

    American Cuisine Enters a New Era of Creativity

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  • USA Today | April 2017

    USA Today | April 2017

    Family Getaways in Michigan

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  • Smart Meetings | December 2016

    Smart Meetings | December 2016

    Countless Reasons to Meet in Michigan

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  • Golfweek | August 2016

    Golfweek | August 2016

    One of the Country's Best Summer Golf Destinations: Northern Michigan

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  • The London Free Press | July 2016

    The London Free Press | July 2016

    Great Golf in Northern Michigan

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  • Fodor's | April 2014

    Fodor's | April 2014

    10 Best Lakeside Hotels in the US

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  • National Geographic Traveler | July/August 2011

    National Geographic Traveler | July/August 2011

    Road Trip: The Coast of Lake Michigan

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Awards & Accolades

  • Smart Meetings

    Smart Meetings

    • 2020 Platinum Choice Award
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  • Wine Spectator

    Wine Spectator

    • Award of Excellence 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
    • Aerie Restaurant & Lounge
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  • World Travel Awards

    World Travel Awards

    • Michigan's Leading Resort (2020)
  • Michigan Meetings + Events

    Michigan Meetings + Events

    • Best Convention Center (2019)
    • Best Golf Venue (2015 – 2019)
    • Best Resort/Lodge (2020)
  • The Knot

    The Knot

    • 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
    • Best of Weddings Hall of Fame
  • Marcom Awards

    Marcom Awards

    • Gold Award: Barefoot Magazine (2020)
    • Gold Award: Safe Meetings Campaign (2020)
    • Honorable Mention: Heroes Cup (2020)
    • Platinum Award: Barefoot Magazine (2019)
    • Gold Award: Online Media Kit (2019)
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  • Golf Digest

    Golf Digest

    • Top 100 Public Golf Courses in America
    • Top 25 Golf Courses in Michigan
  • Record-Eagle

    Record-Eagle "Simply the Best"

    • Best Golf Course (2020)
    • Best Hotel/Resort (2020)

     

  • Best and Brightest

    Best and Brightest

    • Best and Brightest in Wellness 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
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  • Stella Meeting Awards

    Stella Meeting Awards

    • Best Golf Resort, Midwest Region (Silver Medal)
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  • Spas of America

    Spas of America

    • Top 100 Spas 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Open Table Diners' Choice

    Open Table Diners' Choice

    • 2019 Best Ambiance, Most Booked, and Scenic View: Aerie Restaurant & Lounge
  • United States Professional Tennis Association

    United States Professional Tennis Association

    • USPTA Michigan Pro of the Year | George Lowe
  • Public Relations Society of America Proof Award

    Public Relations Society of America Proof Award

    • Gold | Influencer Marketing
  • Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism

    Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism

    • Stars of the Industry Winner
  • Meetings Today

    Meetings Today

    • Best of MidAmerica Winner
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  • Golfweek Magazine

    Golfweek Magazine

    • Best Resort Courses 2017 & 2019
    • Best Courses You Can Play in Michigan 2017
  • Resorts and Lodges

    Resorts and Lodges

    • Top 10 Midwest Vacation Spas
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  • GOLF Magazine

    GOLF Magazine

    • Gold Premier Resort 2016 & 2017
    • Best Public Golf Courses in Michigan 2016 & 2017

Honors From

  • Golf Magazine
  • Tennis Magazine
  • Successful Meetings

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