About the Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
We are a non profit, Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) established in 1986 under Public Act 59. This Michigan legislation allows us to collect 2 percent assessments from lodging properties and transient facilities within our district to go towards marketing the Grand Haven area as an overnight destination for visitors. We provide approximately 650 rooms/units throughout our district which includes cities, villages and townships. Our district is primarily recognized as Northern Ottawa County and encompasses: Allendale, Coopersville, Ferrysburg, Grand Haven, Nunica, Spring Lake, West Olive.
Grand Haven Area Visitors Center
Call us! (616) 842-4499
Visit us! 225 Franklin Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
Between Memorial Day & Labor Day, our office is open Saturdays from 10am-2pm.
We are closed Sundays & Holidays
Our Visitors Center is located in downtown Grand Haven inside the historic building known as the Mary A. White House. Here you will find area information including our visitors guide, information on lodging, brochures for area points of interest, local maps, regional travel guides and more. We also have public restrooms, complimentary water, and a large deck. Stop by for a visit and to learn more about the area!
Meet Our Team!
Marci Cisneros is the executive director of the Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and has been an active member of the tourism industry for over 20 years. Marci serves as the Vice President of Grand Haven Lighthouse Conservancy, Membership & Public Image board member of the Grand Haven Rotary and Treasurer of Michigan Port Collaborative; she also serves as a board member of Michigan’s Beachtowns, West Michigan Tourism Association, and Schrems West Michigan Trout Unlimited. After spending 10 years in Tennessee and studying Business Management & Marketing at the University of Kentucky and Tennessee Tech University, she moved back home to West Michigan to head the GHACVB office.
Not surprising – Marci loves to travel. She is always looking forward to her next adventure. As a way to unwind, her passions include fly fishing, farm to table cooking and serving as an advocate for natural resources conservation.
Marketing & Communications Manager
Sanda Vazgec is a graduate of Grand Valley State University where she studied Multimedia Journalism and Spanish. Before joining the GHACVB, Sanda served as the Assistant News Editor and later as the Digital Editor for the Grand Valley Lanthorn. She also aided as a Marketing Assistant for the GVSU Office of Housing & Residence Life. Originally from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sanda’s family relocated to Lansing, Michigan where she spent most of her life, but she has proudly called West Michigan home for the past six years. As a self-proclaimed “foodie” with a passion for exploring and learning about different cultures, she has spent much of her life traveling and even studied abroad in the Dominican Republic. In her free time, Sanda enjoys writing, photography, discovering new music and being outdoors. She is continually excited to promote the Grand Haven Area as a premiere beachtown destination.