13 March 2003

Michigan Hotels, Restaurants Shine With Diamond Ratings

2003 could be the best year ever for upscale dining and lodging in Michigan. Seventeen Michigan properties earned the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award for hospitality excellence this year, and one restaurant – The 1913 Room at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids – earned five diamonds, the highest rating granted by AAA.

12 March 2003

Beware Of Bogus Bargains

After the long winter, travelers may be easy targets for scam artists promising luxurious, warm-weather getaways at bargain prices or even free-of-charge. Although most travel packages being offered are from legitimate suppliers, a small number are from unscrupulous dealers trying to rip off consumers.