Mackinac Island Media Contacts
Welcome to our media page where past and present accolades, media events, articles and all press-related information about the Island is archived.
For media inquires:
Tim Hygh 517-582-3414 cell or toll free at 800-454-5227
Executive Director-Mackinac Island Tourism
Alison Abraham 906-430-8088 cell or toll free at 800-454-5227
Assistant Director-Mackinac Island Tourism
Media writers and producers looking for a complete FAM tour of the Island are always welcome. Media rates are available at most Island accommodations. With 1,300 rooms on Mackinac Island, it may be hard to accommodate during peak weekends. Black out dates do apply and mid-week tours are encouraged. To book a FAM tour, email us.
Mackinac Island Tourism maintains an electronic photo library of our area that includes stills and 8 minute reel of iconic Mackinac Island video footage.
Why Mackinac Island?
Mackinac Island is continually being recognized as a top travel destination by trusted well-known sources.
Top Ten Island in the U.S. - Trip Advisor
Country Living Magazine names Mackinac Island in the Top 5 All American Islands- Country Living Magazine
Top 17 Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S. – DatingAdvice.com
Best U.S Island Destination – Islands.com
Top Ten Christmas Towns, #6 – HGTV
Top 10 Car- Free Destination in the world, #5 – Sherman’s Travel
Best Island Destination in the World, #5 – National Geographic
Best Wedding Destination in the U.S. – DesinationWedding.com
100 Best Midwest Small- Town Getaways – Midwest Living
Top Family – Friendly Beach Town - Nerd Wallet Travel
Grand Hotel- America’s Best All Inclusive Resorts – Travel + Leisure
Best Family Vacation Destination – Away.com
America’s Grandest Hotels, #6: Grand Hotel – The Huffington Post
100 Places to take your Kids – Frommers
America’s Prettiest Parks: Mackinac Island State Parks - Yahoo Travel