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Michigan Travel Commission

The Travel Commission was established to promote, maintain and develop the orderly growth of the Michigan travel industry.

Public Act 106 of 1945, MCL 2.102

Michigan Tourism Policy Act 106 of 1945

The enabling act provides that the Michigan Travel Commission shall do all of the following:

(a) Assist the Michigan travel bureau with the development of a comprehensive long-range master plan. 

(b) Annually assess the activities and accomplishments of the Michigan travel bureau, and convey each assessment in writing to the director of the department of commerce.

(c) Work to the maximum extent practicable with those private associations, nonprofit corporations, organizations, or other private entities which promote tourism in this state.

(d) Promulgate rules for the implementation of this act pursuant to Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, being sections 24.201 to 24.328 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

(e) Conduct public hearings to obtain input concerning policy development from a broad cross section of travel interests. 

(f) Withhold expenditure of state funds otherwise authorized under this act if the Michigan travel bureau determines that the proposed expenditure is for an activity that does not conform with the goals of the master plan described in section 2c or does not benefit the travel industry in the state. 

Upcoming Meetings: 

July 11, 2024
November 8, 2024

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Amanda Munson
Michigan Travel Commission Assistant
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