City officials in northwest Indiana have approved plans for a cruise ship that would take fun-seekers out along the Lake Michigan coastline.
It's the first time the tax has topped $2 million in revenue since it was instated.
The Maple Leaf Performing Arts Center will be a 2,000-seat venue located on State Road 46, just outside Nashville city limits.
Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch visited the Upland Wood Shop today to talk craft beer and tourism with Bloomington residents.
A report commissioned by state officials suggests tourism has a growing impact on Indiana's economy.
Indiana is the round barn capital of the world, but fewer than 100 round barns remain standing in the Hoosier state.
The tourism development office will manage an online location database and production services directory for the industry.
Visit Indy Vice President Chris Gahl says some travelers said they were worried the new law would permit discrimination.
The city has booked 880,552 future hotel room nights and conventions, which total nearly $815 million in future economic impact for Indianapolis.
Declining gas prices mean tourists are more willing to drive to popular destinations such as Santa Claus, Ind.