A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

The Explore Flint & Genesee blog features local attractions, restaurants, and weekly things to do in and around the county. Here you'll be able to learn more about our area to help you plan your next trip or discover your next favorite attraction or restaurant in Flint & Genesee!

Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador in Flint & Genesee

Living in an area, you may start to feel as if you know everything – where to go, what to eat, and what to do – but are often missing out on more than you can imagine. One of the exciting programs that is offered by Explore Flint & Genesee, the local Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the Certified…

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Flint & Genesee CTAs - April 2016 to June 2016

Eric Andreychuk – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Jennifer Ballard – Aagesen Construction Linda Belford – Accent Resources, PLLC Amanda Blackburn – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Birdie Brooks – Flint & Genesee Spark Volunteer Renate Bueche – Flint & Genesee Spark Volunteer Loren Burrell –…

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Register Now for May CTA Class

April 27, 2016 The next training session for the Flint & Genesee’s Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) will be May 18 and there is still time to register. The CTA program teaches frontline professionals in the hospitality industry as well as community volunteers the finer points of how to welcome and…

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Fast out the gate!

We're off to a great start in 2016 with our Certified Tourism Ambassador program for Flint & Genesee. So far, we've trained 153 new CTAs in the first quarter of 2016. Added to the 20 CTAs brought onboard at the end of 2015 to launch the program, we're now up to 173. The goal is to reach 500 CTAs by…

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