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2020

Visit Indiana's The 20 IN 20: Natural Wonders
INDIANAPOLIS - (August 19, 2020) – From canyons and caves to waterfalls and wildlife, Indiana's wilderness is simply breathtaking. Visit Indiana's next #The20IN20 list focuses...

Indiana Destination Development Corporation Board Meeting
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Destination Development Corporation board will convene on August 20, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EST. The meeting will take place virtually...

Lt. Governor Crouch  Launches Arts, Cultural and Destination Marketing Organization Support Grants
INDIANAPOLIS - (August 11) - Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch today announced the official launch of art, cultural, and Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) grant totaling $10 million...

Lt. Gov. Crouch Announces Rural Road to Recovery initiative, delivering on the promise to advance rural programs and services
INDIANAPOLIS - (Aug. 7) – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch today announced her Rural Road to Recovery initiative in partnership with Purdue University's Center...

Visit Indiana's The 20 IN 20 - Uniquely Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS - (August 4, 2020) – From food to covered bridges, there are so many things that make Indiana unique. Visit Indiana's next #The20IN20 list features the must-see...

Indiana Destination Development Corporation Established, Board, Appointed
INDIANAPOLIS - (July 17, 2020) – Effective July 1, the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) evolved into the newly created Indiana Destination Development...

Visit Indiana's The 20 IN 20; Water Activities
INDIANAPOLIS - (July 15, 2020) – When summer temperatures start to sizzle, cool off with Visit Indiana's The 20 IN 20 water activities.

IDDC Commissioned Reports Indicate the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Leisure & Travel-Related Industry
Indiana Destination Development Corporation commissioned Rockport Analytics to conduct the five-week survey (from May 5 to June 5, 2020), intending to help inform both industry...

Indiana Destination Development Corporation and Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association Launch Hoosier Hospitality Promise, a Statewide Public Health Initiative
INDIANAPOLIS - (July 10, 2020) – The Hoosier Hospitality Promise, a new public health initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is a joint effort by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch...

Map Out Some Memories; Visit Indiana Debuts Indiana Road Trip Website
INDIANAPOLIS (June 25, 2020) – Visit Indiana is kicking off the summer with a new digital travel tool to help Hoosiers map out their next adventure. The newly launched website helps...

Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20: Ice Cream Shops
INDIANAPOLIS - (June 24, 2020) – I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream! Visit Indiana's The 20 IN 20 list of ice cream shops will have you searching for the perfect...

Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Drive-In Theaters
INDIANAPOLIS - (June 17, 2020) – Visit Indiana is taking The 20 IN 20 list to the big screen. Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback, especially as more Hoosiers...

Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20 Outdoor Adventures
INDIANAPOLIS - (June 3, 2020) – Visit Indiana’s next #The20IN20 list reveals the top outdoor adventure stops in the Hoosier State, perfect for social distancing. “Travel is permitted, and outdoor...

Visit Indiana Unveils The 20 IN 20
INDIANAPOLIS (January 1, 2020) – It’s no surprise to Hoosiers that Frommer’s named “Indiana Among the World’s Top Places to Go in 2020” . So, Visit Indiana is unveiling the...

2019

Cast Your Vote for the Best of Indiana
Who will clinch the title of Best Brewery, Hiking Trail, and Main Street? INDIANAPOLIS (September 3, 2019) – Voting is open for Visit Indiana’s 2019 Best of Indiana people's choice...

Lt. Governor grows Indiana-Mexico relationship
PACHUCA, MEXICO (July 10, 2019) — Business roundtables, meetings with senior government officials and the signing of a letter of intent have netted a productive first three days in Mexico,...

2018

Tourism Industry's Growth Continued in 2017
INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 28, 2018) – A new study released by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch with the Indiana Office of Tourism Development shows a growing impact tourism has on Indiana’s economy...

Lt. Governor Crouch announces tourism director
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 18, 2018) – Today, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced Misty Weisensteiner, an experienced tourism executive director, will serve as the director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development...

Indiana Bike Trails Task Force Meeting
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Bike Trails Task Force will convene on June 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. EST at the Indiana State Library, 315 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46202...

Meeting Notice: Indiana Bike Trails Task Force
The Indiana Bicycle Trails Task Force will have three subcommittee meetings on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Ballroom in The Garrison at Fort Harrison State Park at 6002 N...

Sip and Sample on Tastings Tuesday
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) are celebrating Visit Indiana Week in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week on May 6 through May...

Make memorable moments on Museum Monday
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) are celebrating Visit Indiana Week in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week on May 6 through May...

2017

Another Record Year for Indiana Tourism
A number of Visitors and Visitor Spending Reach New Highs INDIANAPOLIS (December 11, 2017) – A new study released by Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development...

The People Have Spoken! “Best of Indiana” Winners Revealed
INDIANAPOLIS (November 7, 2017) – Another record-setting year of voting and the results are in for Visit Indiana’s Best of Indiana Fall awards. More than 24,000 Hoosiers selected Indiana’s Best Fall Festival, Best Historic Destination, and Best Tenderloin. The winners are:

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay Wins Statewide Award
Indianapolis— A project that touched each of Indiana's 92 counties is the winner of a statewide award. The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) proudly presents the Indiana Office of Tourism Development...