Michigan's Adventure GM says Western Michigan holding its own in tough economy

Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:42 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Muskegon area tourism officials listened Monday morning to Michigan State University academics predict the state's travel industry will see 4-5 percent declines in 2009. They also sat through a presentation that showed West Michigan held its own against the economic downturn the state experienced last year, according to Camille Jourden-Mark, head of the county's Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee and general manager of Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park.

Read more from The Muskegon Chronicle.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 12:03 PM

WHEW!!! With all this news, it's a good thing we have a fresh Podcast coming out of the oven next Monday!! :) ;)

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 12:33 PM

Well, I'll definately be helping their numbers this year. Being in Lansing, we tend to alternate depending on the year between Michigan's Adventure and Cedar Point. This is a Mich. Adv. year. The sub thing in Muskegon sounds kinda cool too considering I have two boys that would be into that. We'll be certain to spend some time and money here this year.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009 7:53 AM

A little rehab and return to 2002 form of ST and it might hold its own a little better and entice us long distance travelers to visit.Chuck, not hearing good reports the last couple years. That coaster although almost totally out and back is incredible. expecially in a light rain or at night.

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