Thomas Earl Spackman Sr. assisted with the day-to-day operations at Indiana Beach Amusement Park on Lake Shafer in Monticello, Ind. for more than 80 years.
State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority tried to take over the Porter and LaPorte County tourism bureaus. These two counties have rejected consolidation attempts with an emphatic no.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority honored members of the hospitality and tourism industry leading professionals, attractions and events.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority's redesigned mobile Web site recently won a gold award in an international competition.
In this August 2012 file photo, beachgoers enjoy the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Portage. An effort is underway attempting to link the Indiana Dunes with the Pullman State Historic Site on the city's South Side to create a Calumet Heritage Area for tourism to the region.
A recent editorial by The Times was a wake-up call about my part in the ongoing saga of the "children of tourism." The conduct of those in my industry is reprehensible, and for my part in that, I apologize.
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Wild sea oats and shifting white sand dunes of the Emerald Coast beaches of Destin, Fla. invite visitors to enjoy unmatched cool sands and gentle breezes.
The value of tourism in Illinois is over $1 billion of direct spending by the 100 million visitors this past year. The tourism industry added 6,700 jobs, with one in 10 jobs directly or indirectly related to tourism. Tourism means business for Illinois.
VALPARAISO | As it waits for the results of an amateur sports feasibility study, the Porter County Sports Cabinet heard details Thursday of the largest soccer/baseball complex in the country.
MATTESON | The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, the regional destination marketing organization for Chicago’s 62 south and southwest suburbs, recognized its members, municipalities and organizations for their outstanding service in the hospitality and tourism industries du…
Visitors to LaPorte County spent more than $600 million in 2012, according to a study ordered by Visit Michigan City LaPorte, the county’s convention and visitors bureau.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received two awards recognizing its updated website and a promotional video for its redesigned mobile site.
The top tourism official in LaPorte County is throwing darts at Speros Batistatos, comparing the outspoken tourism official from Lake County to a famous comic known for getting laughs with insults.
HAMMOND | To celebrate the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s 30th anniversary, the campaign 30 Stops in 30 Days was created to take the South Shore Tour Mobile through five counties this summer. With a different stop each day, the Tour Mobile promoted attractions, festivals, bu…
I am not sure who compiled the list of 30 Faces of Tourism for the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority, but they missed two people who have provided Northwest Indiana with some of its best summer events.
Although there are still a few weeks left until summer is officially over, it speeds up the end of the lazy days when kids are heading back to school the third week of August.
OTTAWA, Ill. | Mike Sutfin remembers his first impression of Ottawa.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Office of Tourism Development has released the 2014 Indiana Official Roadway Map.
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