Michigan's 14 highway Welcome Centers serve more than 7.5 million travelers annually. Maintained and operated by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), they provide Pure Michigan travel and tourism information. Welcome Center staff are knowledgeable members of the hospitality industry who assist travelers and work with the state's tourism industry to promote destinations, events and activities in Michigan. Welcome Center contact names and telephone numbers appear below. Contact the Welcome Centers directly to discuss special promotions, giveaways, displays, and/or on-site events.