"Michigan Vacation Guide"
(MVG) book and its Official Website, MiVG.com,
help Michigan travelers set their accommodation plans
and guides them to
finding the perfect vacation spot. JOIN TODAY to ensure
have the opportunity to become yours!
OUR WEBSITE - MiVG.com
conjunction with the MVG book, our company owns and operates
the www.MiVG.com Website. Your on-line presence will keep
readers and visitors updated on your property's changes
and specials. It supports your visibility as a MVG member,
strengthens your credibility, and expands your Internet
Makes Our Website Unique?
and faster for visitors to find properties (visitors
can search for properties using a variety of search criteria
based on their specific interests)
property reviews by our book's writers (few, if any,
websites offer unsolicited opinions and/or property ratings)
it requires properties
meet our standards and code of ethics. This qualifies
you as a property owner focused on guest comfort.
Advantages to You
LOW COST: With annual listings beginning at $20.00,
any qualified property can afford to be represented
at our site.
MiVG.com DISTINGUISHES YOUR PROPERTY: Our standards
and code of ethics will bring visitors back and represents
your property as unique.
"MEMBERS" ROOM: Special members may access
our registered list of email visitors. This registered
list provides important information on our visitor's
vacation interests and other important data, including:
time(s) of year they vacation, type of property rental
they want, interests/activities, and more. This gives
you an opportunity to target those visitors specifically
interested in what you have to offer
it's special activities, programs, rates or packages.
FORUM: Here visitors and property owners can
communicate openly with one another. Respond to questions
ask a question. HAVE SOME FUN! Let forum members
know what's special about your community or your property.
While this is not meant to be a pure marketing medium,
it is another avenue offering direct access to vacationers'
thoughts, interests and needs. Note, we will audit forum
remarks to maintain its family-friendly integrity.
THE MVG BOOK
Michigan Vacation Guide:
Cottages, Chalets, Condos, B&B's, initially
published in 1991, is a 250-300 page book updated every
two years. The MVG is sold through traditional and on-line
bookstores as well as libraries and gift shops, with its
primary market in the Midwest. Over the years, the MVG
has gained a strong readership and continues to rank as
one of Michigan's top selling travel guides (About the
Makes the MVG Book Unique?
MVG book is "
one of precious few publications
detailing rental properties statewide." (Dennis
Tanner, Booth Newspapers Travel Correspondent). Indeed,
it is the most comprehensive book of its kind and has
been recognized by travel writers and newspapers across
Michigan, including the "Detroit Free Press",
"Oakland Press", "Flint Journal",
"Grand Rapids Press", to name a few. Over
the years we have developed a strong following with
an estimated readership over 100,000 and growing.
property owner's must maintain a committed focus on
guest comfort and meet a high level of standards
and code of ethics. Members are permitted
a free, 50-word description with optional low-cost description
enhancements (i.e., extra wording, use of photographs,
etc.) if requested. For enhancement options see our
Advantages to You
listing in the MVG book presents a unique and lasting
opportunity. Unlike a newspaper or magazine, which are
frequently thrown out after a few days, readers hold
on to a book. In fact, our past surveys tell us MVG
readers' hold on to our guide for extended periods,
sometimes years, and will frequently share it with friends
and family. Libraries also hold on to it for many years
adding new editions to their collection.
is a one-time-only $20.00 application fee (this on-time
fee will be waived if you take advantage of our Internet
listing services at www.MiVG.com). After that, with
each new edition, a 50-word description is FREE to our
qualified property owners.
noted otherwise, all material and information on this
Website and/or in the Michigan Vacation Guide: Cottages,
Chalets, Condos, B&B's book is the copyrighted property
of TR Desktop Publishing. You may use the information
contained herein for your personal use. You may not
copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit,
or distribute material from this site for commercial
or any other non-stated purposes without prior written
approval by an authorized representative of TR Desktop
all properties listed on our site have been inspected
by our staff. Unless otherwise indicated, property descriptions
contained herein were written from information supplied
by property owners and verified through photographs
and the property owner's affirmation that their property
and rental procedures conform to our "standards
and code of ethics". Properties that have been
inspected by MVG writers are indicated by an "Editor's
Note". These comments are based solely on the condition
of the property at the time of our visit and not a guarantee
of present conditions or property owner integrity. It
is the renter's responsibility to determine the accuracy/validity
of the property features, rental prices, security deposit/refund
policies, and the owner's claims. Rental rates are subject
to change without notice.
owner is responsible for verifying renter qualifications
and suitability and investigating any and all claims
made by potential renters.
Desktop Publishing maintains the right to refuse, accept
or reject all new or existing rental properties for:
(1) misrepresentation of property; (2) guests' complaints
which TR Desktop Publishing deems valid; (3) listing
fees not paid within 60 days of payment due; and (4)
any other reason which may violate our standards and
code of ethics.
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The Michigan Vacation Guide
8th Edition - January 2005
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