Thursday, September 1, 2011

Introducing “What’s Your Thing?”

The West Michigan Tourist Association launched a brand new campaign today titled “What’s Your Thing?” Travelers have discovered that they can do just about anything in West Michigan, but how do you decide exactly what it is you want to do?

WMTA took these questions into consideration and have an answer; the new

With the new “What’s Your Thing?” campaign, WMTA allows travelers to search by experience to tailor a one of a kind trip to their needs. now allows travelers to tailor a one-of-a-kind experience to their exact specifications.

With a new campaign comes a new giveaway!

The driving force behind the new campaign is a YouTube video titled “What’s Your Thing?” The video showcases travelers from all over the mid-west taking part in their favorite West Michigan activities. The end of the video asks viewers to send the WMTA pictures or videos of themselves doing their favorite thing in West Michigan. Participants can send in their photos/videos through or on the WMTA Facebook and twitter pages. All participants will be entered to win one of five grand prize giveaways. Winners will be drawn on August 31, 2012. Prizes include:

Prize 1: Overnight stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Mackinaw City and 2 adult boat tickets for the Beaver Island Boat Company. *

Prize 2: Two night stay at the Cherry Tree Inn and Suites in Traverse City, private wine tasting tour at Brys Estate in Traverse City, and one season pass to Crystal Mountain.

Prize 3: Overnight stay at Parkview Cottages in Ludington, overnight stay at Open Acres Lodge in Cadillac and a copy of the photo book Ludington State Park: Queen of the North by Todd and Brad Reed Photography.

Prize 4: Overnight spa escape package stay at the J.W. Marriott Grand Rapids, four  passes to the Grand Rapids Children Museum, two family four packs for the John Ball Park Zoo, and four corn maze and jumping pillow passes to Robinettes.

Prize 5: Overnight stay at Lake Bluff Inn and Suites in South Haven, a couples weekend stay at Oak Cove Resort in Lawrence, four frightful nightful passes to Niles Haunted house, and a family four pack to the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners.

So get on out there, do your thing, take some photos, and send them our way! We can’t wait to see what your favorite thing to do in West Michigan is!

Check back periodically as we upload travelers photos to our blog, Facebook, and twitter pages- you may just see yourself!


Suzanne Collette said...

Awesome web-Love the U-Tube video

Kate Kopytek said...

Great video- very creative!! Nice new website- good job guys!!! :)

Evan Kopytek said...

Great website- WHOO-HOO!!