A recent news story made it appear Indiana is gaining more tourists by spending less, but region tourism leaders say the article virtually ignored how much is spent at the local level to make up for the lack of state dollars.
INDIANAPOLIS | A man whose name is synonymous with Northwest Indiana's travel and hospitality industry was awarded the state's highest tourism honor Friday.
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have what it takes to climb the three highest sand dunes in Indiana?
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore helped infuse $75.9 million into local communities in 2012, according to a National Park Service report.
PORTER | Visitors from 48 states and 33 foreign countries were assisted in 2013 at the Porter County Visitor Center
Indiana Dunes Tourism has earned reaccreditation from Destination Marketing Association International’s accreditation program.
The buzzword today in Northwest Indiana is "regionalism." When you think of regionalism, what does that mean to you?
PORTER | Officials at Indiana Dunes Tourism gathered with family and friends on Friday morning to dedicate a newly-built memorial garden to two former members of their front desk staff who recently died.
CHESTERTON | Paul Boardman believes Porter County would be the ideal location for a state-of-the-art arena to host sporting and entertainment events.
VALPARAISO | The newly formed Porter County Sports Cabinet is continuing to gather information for an amateur sports and recreation facilities study.
Every year my nieces make the trek from Seattle, Wash., to visit me in Porter County.
There are no walls, no checkpoints and no border guards asking for residency cards when you pass from Lake County into Porter County. The same can be said when you slip from Porter County into LaPorte County.
Mr. Ed gave himself a case of email hoof-in-mouth when he sent comments complaining about Indiana Dunes Tourism lobbyist Brett Ashton and saying he had informed the mayors and Porter County commissioners that if Ashton's client, presumably Porter County tourism poobah Lorelei Weimer, wasn't …
Another small piece of the planned Dunes-Kankakee Trail can be built this summer now that Porter County has agreed to maintain it after it's built.
Lorelei Weimer talks about 2012 and shares the organizations plans for the new year.
I was lucky enough last summer to enjoy a wonderful vacation, one with plenty of beach time, lots of great hiking, fun attractions and dining at some of the best restaurants.
PORTER | Visitors to Porter County attractions helped grow the county’s tourism and travel industry by 5.9 percent annually from 2009 to 2011, Indiana Dunes Tourism officials said Tuesday during a newsconference at the Indiana Dunes Visitors Center.
Lorelei Weimer is executive director of the Porter County Recreation, Convention and Visitor Commission.
PORTER | Indiana Dunes Tourism selected 32 nonprofit organizations, schools and government agencies to receive $45,135 in grant money to help promote festivals and events, sporting competitions, conferences and other tourism-related projects during 2013.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Held for over 20 years around Halloween, the Porter County Chamber Coalition’s Chamber Network Night features plenty of scary decorations and employees dressed in costume.
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