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R.D. Musser, Jr., Chairman of Grand Hotel dies at age 80.
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Mackinac Island Council approves Historic Districts. See article
Grand Hotel named Best Pure Michigan Wedding by Lansing State Journal. See article
Mackinac Island listed on Frommer's List of 100 Places to Take Your Kids. See article
Corp! Magazine features a 'Grand' Family Tradition. See article.
Mackinac Island State Park listed as one of "America's Prettiest Parks" - Yahoo Travel. See article
"A Look Back" - by Grand Hotel historian Bob Tagatz, Pure Michigan Connect. See blog
"Mackinac hotel marks 'grand' milestone" - by Paul W. Smith, The Detroit News. See article
"Up at Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel: Inside a Room" - HotelChatter.com. See article
"Up at Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel: Getting there" - HotelChatter.com. See article
Governor Snyder proclaims July 8 - July 14 as Grand Hotel Week. See Proclamation
"Visiting 6 of America's Grandest Hotels" - The Huffington Post. See article
"Grand Hotel President, Dan Musser III is appointed to the Mackinac Bridge Authority" - Mlive. See article
"Happy Anniversary Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island's Vacation Treasure for 125 Years" - Michigan Home and Lifestyle Magazine. See article
"Grand memories: Island's iconic hotel celebrates 125th anniversary" - Lansing State Journal. See article
"Titanic at the Grand" - The Good Life, a Detroit News blog. See article
"A grand, 125-year tradition on Mackinac Island" - GrossePointeToday.com. See article
A trip to Grand Hotel was given away to a lucky winner on The Price Is Right. See video
Brides Magazine Top 50 Romantic venues to get married.
Chosen by Conde Nast Traveler readers as a Top 5 Midwest Resort.
Recognized as one of America's Best 2012 All-Inclusive Resorts by Travel + Leisure
Travel + Leisure's 500 World's Best Hotels 2012—only one of two Michigan hotels honored, as selected by readers. The August 2011 T+L listed Grand Hotel as the #41 Best Resort in U.S. and Canada in its World's Best Awards 2011.
TripAdvisor® 2012 Certificate of Excellence—Grand Hotel achieved a 4.0 rating (out of 5) by its guests. TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, offering trusted advice from real travelers. See Grand Hotel on TripAdvisor
Spa magazine’s 2011 Silver Sage Reader’s Choice winner. Astor’s Salon at Grand Hotel was recognized as one of the five Best Resort/Hotel Spas in the Midwest.
Conde Nast Traveler 2011 Top 125 Golf Resorts – Chosen by thousands of readers as a property that marries outstanding golf with fantastic lodging, dining, and service for the avid or casual golfer. Grand Hotel was ranked 4th in the top northern U.S. golf resorts category.
Featured as one of ten "America’s Classic Resorts" in November 2011 Vanity Fair.
The November 2010 issue of Marie Claire magazine included a fashion pictorial featuring movie and TV star Emma Roberts. Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island were featured prominently as the backdrop for the pictorial. View photos
Rated as #88 Mainland U.S. Large Resort in Conde Nast Traveler magazine's 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. Voting determined by more than 28,000 of the magazine's readers, among the world’s most discerning and demanding travelers. View list
AAA Four Diamond Rating.
Grand Hotel’s 125th Anniversary recognized as one of Historic Hotels of America®’s 2012 Historical Milestones & Celebrations. Grand Hotel also honored "For the Historic Preservation of an American Treasure." View Award
Zagat® Survey, Top U.S. Hotel, Resort & Spa for 2007/08 "a truly 'historic landmark' with 'amazing' dining and 'gracious' service that everyone should enjoy... at least once in their lives."
National Geographic Traveler magazine's "The Stay List: 150 Hotels You'll Love," all with "location-inspired architecture, ambience and amenities, eco-stewardship, and the ethic of giving back to the community."
Travel & Leisure Family magazine Family 50. Selected by readers as one of the 50 best family-friendly resorts in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean, and Mexico.
Wine Spectator "Best of" Award of Excellence. Recommended by editors as a locale where a fascinating wine experience is part of the dining experience.
Nick Jr. magazine Playful Travel Award. Selected by top family travel experts, editors, and readers as a hotel that offers the best facilities and experiences for families.
Midwest Living magazine Best of the Midwest. One of the top Midwest resorts selected by editors of the magazine.
Gourmet magazine Top 25 Around the World. Selected by the editors as the top hotel in the Midwest and one of the top 25 in the world.
National Geographic Traveler magazine's "56 Hotels We Love." A list of notable American hotels that deliver a unique experience and a lasting impression.
Chosen by readers (top national meeting planners) of Meetings Focus magazine as a “2011 Best of MidAmerica” property. Award criteria includes: quality of meeting space, guest rooms, staff, service, food and beverage, amenities, activities and value.
Corporate & Incentive Travel, Greens of Distinction. In recognition of outstanding golf facilities and service for corporate meetings and incentive travel programs.
Meetings Mid America Best of Mid America. For the 6th year in a row Grand Hotel has been selected by readers as one of the top properties in the Midwestern U.S.
Corporate Incentive & Travel Award of Excellence. Recognized by subscribers as a resort with superior staff, service, accommodations and meeting facilities.
Association Meetings magazine Inner Circle Award. Voted by readers as one of the top hotels in the country for meetings.
Meeting News magazine Planners' Choice Award. Recognized as one of the best hotels by conference and convention planners for quality of facilities and services.
Corporate Meetings & Incentives Golden Links Certified. Certified by an expert advisory panel as having an outstanding facility for golf and meetings.
Successful Meetings magazine Pinnacle Award. Voted by readers as a property that provides the most professional service in the industry.
Meetings East magazine Excellence in the East Award. Chosen by readers as one of the top properties in the Eastern and Midwestern U.S. and Canada based on the quality of staff, service, accommodations, and meeting facilities.
Meetings & Conventions Gold Key Award. Selected by experienced meeting planners based on professionalism and quality of staff, service, accommodations, and meeting facilities.