TRAVEL MICHIGAN-SOME GOOD NEWS AND SOME BAD NEWS
Travel Michigan reported a 2% growth in Thanksgiving traffic for the holiday. They also indicated that Governor Engler has signed legislation that permanently requires schools to take the Friday before Labor Day off. There has also been considerably work done on the State's web site. The two stage plan, starts with a "Interim" home page that allows simple and straight forward naviagation, while still being functional and promotional. The second or "Ultimate" design, will deal with revamping much of the site with the overall goal of ease of navigation.
Travel Michigan will be featured on a two hour travel show on WJR tonight and next Friday; December 21 and 28, 2001 from 8:00-10:00. George Zimmermann will host the show, with assistance from industry representatives.
On the bad news front, Travel Michigan had to absorb a $725,000 cut in its budget for the year.
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