MyNorth News Service

(Press Release provided by Lake Michigan Carferry)

LUDINGTON, MI and MANITOWOC, WI: Lake Michigan Carferry (LMC) is the last remaining coal-fired passenger steamship in the United States and is currently under consideration for National Historic Landmark Designation from the United States Department of Interior. Since 1992 the SS BADGER has transported well over 2.5 million passengers, vehicles and commercial traffic from Ludington, Michigan to Manitowoc, Wisconsin. TripAdvisor has recognized Lake Michigan Carferry/SS BADGER as being a symbol of excellence in hospitality by awarding them with the 2015 Certificate of Excellence Award. This award can only be earned through consistently great reviews of a business published on the world’s largest travel site. untitled

“This prestigious award of excellence from TripAdvisor for LMC and the Historic SS BADGER is very exciting and affirming. Our staff works hard to ensure the best customer service possible. We seek new experiences and added value for our passengers each season. They’re the reason we’re here,” stated Terri Brown, Director of Marketing and Media for LMC.

As expressed on the formal notice of excellence it reads, “For five years, TripAdvisor has shared this award on behalf of travelers across the globe. Today, whether you’re a first-time recipient or a five-time winner, we hope you’re proud to see S.S. BADGER: Lake Michigan Carferry recognized by customers as one of the very best in the business.”