Northwest Indiana has languished in mediocrity for far too long, largely because of an unwillingness to raise or spend money.
As head of the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau, I agree with your May 6 editorial calling for regional cooperation on tourism efforts. There’s already a viable seven-county organization, the Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission, that promotes tourism in our region.…
The threat of legal action in the ongoing battle between the three Northwest Indiana tourism agencies shows how far out of control this situation has become.
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.
HAMMOND | Students from Hobart High School will visit with the staff of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority on April 15.
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 …
GARY | The 14th annual South Shore Air Show may fall victim to impending automatic federal spending cuts, tourism officials said Wednesday.
Since 2007, Lake County governmental units have been in a financial free-fall.
There have been many Christmas stories told over the years. This one is about "A Christmas Story" coming home to Hammond.
Pets and owners visited with Santa at the Indiana Welcome Center as part of the center's Wag Your Tail Wednesdays promotion.
Today's topic is the ins and outs of inns. Or, to put it another way, should short-term home rentals be subject to the innkeeper's tax?
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has honored five people and three businesses for making Northwest Indiana more attractive to visitors.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have no reservations about going after homeowners doubling as hoteliers for past due innkeeper taxes.
CROWN POINT | A wave of taxes may soon crash on Lake County residents who are peddling their homes as waterfront retreats.
One Region inspires leaders to think regionally and beyond their boundaries. It aims to get our communities to use the limited resources of tax money and time to maximize economic development and job creation.
CEDAR LAKE | The banquet room of Lighthouse Restaurant was filled as more than 200 hospitality industry professionals came together to exemplary customer service at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s annual ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards Dinner.
Officials with the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and the city of Gary discuss the 2012 South Shore Air Show.
GARY | When the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority built its facility in Hammond, it never contemplated a future involving the Gary Air Show and “A Christmas Story” Comes Home, events that require a lot of “stuff.”
SCHERERVILLE | Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties do as much hospitality business as Marian County, home of Indianapolis, said Speros A. Batistatos, president and CEO, South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority.
VALPARAISO | The city will play host this summer to a national sporting event that promises to infuse the region economy with nearly $2 million.
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