Vision and Leadership

Great Lakes Hospitality Group is a hospitality management company that specializes in hotel development, hotel restoration and hotel administrative services. President and Founder, Mike Bacall, began his experience in the industry of hospitality after partnering in the purchase of his first hotel in 1995. With 37 years of entrepreneurial success and 23 years of hotel hospitality experience, Mike has utilized his knowledge and wisdom to build an impressive real estate portfolio, specializing in lodging. Mike Bacall takes pride in keeping up with the expectations of the big-name brands, while still providing extraordinary hospitality to our guests. With several projects in Southeast Michigan, and other major markets, our hotel leadership team has an average of more than 20 years of experience working with industry leaders.

The GLHG team places much emphasis on their hotels performing at their highest potential. Hotels in the GLHG portfolio continuously deliver the highest level of cleanliness, property maintenance and service. Each brand developed by GLHG has multiple tools used to evaluate property performance. The GLHG properties meet or exceed those standards as proven by our consistent “above brand average” guest satisfaction scores and hotel awards.