Indiana is the fourth state, following Florida, Idaho and Arizona, to approve statewide standards for short-term rentals.
Legislation limiting regulation of short-term rentals by local governments has been approved by Indiana lawmakers and is on its way to Gov. Eric Holcomb's desk.
Indianapolis officials say they’re up for the challenge of hosting the eighth annual College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2022, even as they’re planning six other big sporting events that take place within a 13-month stretch.
The number of tourism and hospitality jobs in Indianapolis also grew—from 77,800 in 2015 to 80,600 in 2016, according to the report.
The bill would guarantee homeowners the ability to rent out their primary residence on websites such as Airbnb.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Lucas Oil Stadium was “briefly considered” as the site of the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. But a desire to have the game in a more intimate facility led the league and team officials to choose the 18,165-seat Bankers Life Fieldhouse to host the game.
That compares to $30 million the Indianapolis business community contributed in cash and in-kind services to support the 2012 Super Bowl held at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Indianapolis, Cleveland, New Orleans and Pittsburgh are among those that been dropped as potential host cities for the 2026 World Cup, the North American bid committee said Wednesday.
Officials announced early this month that four-day badges are sold out for the first time in the event’s history—which dates back to 1968.
Local hospitality officials are expecting the 50th edition of the annual gaming event to be one of the biggest conventions the city has ever hosted.
Mike Fox, who spent 33 years as stadium director at Lucas Oil Stadium and the Hoosier Dome, will now oversee facility operations at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
City officials could create a committee to examine the impact of online lodging services. Carmel has come out against them, and state legislators are weighing a bill prohibiting cities from banning them.
Visitors to Indianapolis continue to boost the region’s economy with new levels of spending, according to a study unveiled Tuesday at Visit Indy’s annual meeting at the Indiana Convention Center.