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A Behind The Scenes Look at ExploreTC Filming

We had fun filming last week at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons! Watch for our new ExploreTC segment coming soon featuring Higher Grounds Trading Co., Left Foot Charley Winery, and Gallery Fifty.

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New Signs at Traverse City Tourism

Have you stopped in to the Traverse City Tourism offices lately? Next time you’re in the area, stop by for a visit and check out their brand new TV screens installed by our parent company, Visitors Media!

These beautiful new screens were installed to enhance the visitor experience. One screen displays upcoming local events, one displays popular photos taken by Traverse City Tourism, and the last displays videos about our area.

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Win a Private Charter For 6 on Grand Traverse Bay

We would love to hear your ideas for a future ExploreTC segment. It’s so easy to enter – either use the Facebook post below or just head on over to our Facebook Page, ‘Like’ ExploreTC, and enter your idea below the photo of Scout. One lucky person will win a trip for six aboard Scout on Grand Traverse Bay.

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Traverse City Restaurant Sees Increase of 30 Customers Per Day

Traverse City, Mich. – Traverse City’s Happy Hogg Restaurant recently experienced an increase of 30 customers per day thanks to their appearance on ExploreTC, a locally-focused broadcast that plays in more than 3,000 area hotel rooms.

Happy Hogg Restaurant owner Tim Bannen said the success of their spot was almost immediate.

“The first day our ad was aired a new customer base was formed. We had immediate and noticeable response to our advertisement segment including new faces and a noticeable increase in sales.”

Bannen was nearly as impressed with the process as he was with the huge uptick in business.

“My experience with ExploreTC has been outstanding from the beginning planning stages, to filming, and forward to customer response. The level of professionalism ExploreTC conducts business with was very refreshing.”

Watch the episode of ExploreTC featuring Happy Hogg Restaurant at

ExploreTC offers packages for all types of businesses and special packages and pricing to promote small businesses in the Traverse City area.

To learn more about ExploreTC call us at (231) 941-9006.

TC Visitors Connect to Outdoor Experiences Through Hotel Television

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Tourists in Traverse City can now be connected to a full catalog of outdoor experiences directly through the television screen in their hotel room.

Experience231, a smartphone app for Apple and Android phones, offers visitors an interactive menu of outdoor activities in our region including beach, bike, hike, birding or paddle categories. Once visitors choose their desired activity, they can then narrow their choices by the amount of time they would like to spend, accessibility needs, and more. The app is currently available as a free download at the Apple App store and Google Play store.

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