The U.S. Open swimming meet originally was scheduled for one site. Now it’s taking place across nine, including Indianapolis, where events are scheduled through Saturday at the Indiana University Natatorium.
Sports Corp. ‘very close’ to bringing basketball bubbles to Indiana Convention Center
Visit Indy President and CEO Leonard Hoops addressed the topic Friday during the monthly Capital Improvement Board meeting, indicating there are tentative plans for up to three separate bubbles.Read More
Lost convention business exceeds $535M, leading to further budget challenges
Overall, 340 groups, representing nearly 965,000 attendees, outright canceled their Indianapolis events this year because of the pandemic. The loss of business is taking a toll on the Capital Improvement Board’s revenue streams.Read More
The city previously received $168 million in CARE funds, all of which has already been appropriated to various programs and efforts aimed at helping local government, residents and businesses get through the pandemic.
Work travel represented 21% of the $8.9 trillion spent on global travel and tourism in 2019, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. How much of that business will return after the pandemic is uncertain.
Liability waivers, temperature checks, social distancing. They’re in the foreseeable future for groups that want to meet in person.
While travel numbers are slowly recovering from coronavirus lows—Transportation Security Administration records show that the number of people flying is climbing daily, although the rate is still below half of what it was in 2019—many Americans remain unsure about their holiday travel plans.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA announced its site selections for more than 450 events through 2026 on Wednesday afternoon.
Airbnb has been on a mission to clean up its image ahead of its initial public offering of stock, which is expected later this year.
The Indy Attraction Pass offers bundled access to Conner Prairie, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
The city of Indianapolis is turning 200 and, although the pandemic has altered some plans, celebrations are underway and residents have plenty of opportunities to engage.
Airbnb has taken a series of steps to crack down on parties since last year’s deadly shooting at an Airbnb in Orinda, California. Five people were killed in the shooting, which happened during an unauthorized Halloween party.
The steps taken by the Capital Improvement Board of Marion County included putting five members of its executive staff on indefinite leave.
The program, called the Hospitality Establishment Lifeline Program, will provide grants to Marion County bars, restaurants and live entertainment venues that pay food and beverage taxes.
The Sixpence will feature an existing farmhouse and garage as lodging and hospitality spaces for brides and grooms, as well as a custom-built barn for ceremonies.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association report is meant to underscore what the lobbying group says is a critical need for additional stimulus ahead of Congress breaking for its October recess.
Local officials are betting big on Indianapolis’ continued success as a sports city by submitting two dozen bids for championship-level events slated through 2030.
Sherry Seiwert spoke with IBJ recently about what her organization is doing to help the city bounce back.
Cruise company executives said the limited resumption of cruising in Europe over the last few weeks has convinced them that cruising can be done safely.
Six months into the pandemic, conveying warmth is the new hot topic among hoteliers and restaurateurs. Some are coming up with new ways.
Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the convention center’s exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts and locker rooms. There would be expansive safety measures and daily virus testing.
The basement of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is jam-packed with hundreds of vehicles that never go on display. Some of those cars are going on the auction block.