Certified Tourism Ambassadors’ Favorite Hidden Gems

Feb 03, 2017

This article is from 2016, but still has some great ideas for ways to experience Ann Arbor! For updated event dates, click HERE

Did you know that the Ann Arbor area is home to hundreds of Certified Tourism Ambassadors? Certified Tourism Ambassadors (“CTAs” for short) are official destination experts who have been trained on the art & science of welcoming visitors to our area. Whether at a large hotel or a small mom-and-pop shop,  we are all ready and willing to help people enjoy all that Washtenaw County has to offer. The Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has trained 605 of these specialists, who work in many facets of our community.

Recently, a group of CTAs had a discussion about our favorite “hidden gems” in the Ann Arbor area. Here they are! We hope you can visit them all (or at least a good chunk) next time you're here.


Do the following:


Eat and/or drink at:


For more information about how you can become a Certified Tourism Ambassador, or arrange a private CTA class for your organization, contact Amby Wilbanks at awilbanks@annarbor.org.

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