The RV industry made a $114 billion impact on the nation’s economy in 2018, with nearly one third of that coming to Indiana.
National park status for Indiana Dunes puts Region’s lakeshore in elite group A familiar place has a new name. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore officially became the Indiana Dunes National Park, making it the 61st park to receive national status. Legislation to change the name was introduced by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky and signed into […]
Hustling to keep pace with sports tourism boom Sports tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry in this country, scoring big points from tiny hamlets to major cities with family-friendly “sportcations” and “tournacations.” Northern Indiana has been stepping up to the plate in recent years to not only get on base with this lucrative market, but […]
Not just gambling, but dining, shopping and entertainment too Next year, Indiana casinos will see big changes in their state taxes that will help them keep more money for each person that walks onto the casino floor. This could let regional gaming do more outside the gaming realm—bringing customers in not just to gamble, but […]
Communities bank on economic impact of tourism Indiana is known for Hoosier hospitality. And hospitality is paying off big time for local communities, where visitor spending has a huge economic impact. The multibillion-dollar hospitality industry is one of the fastest growing business sectors worldwide. It encompasses a range of businesses centered on customer service. Indianapolis […]