Hotwire.com Names Santa Claus, Ind. in “Top ten Christmas destinations”

Hotwire.com, a leading discount travel site, has declared the town of  Santa Claus, Indiana, as a  “Top ten Christmas destination”  for this year’s holiday season. In the article …

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Famous Town’s Three-Weekend Christmas Celebration Begins November 30

Named one of the world’s top Christmas Destinations last year by  Forbes Magazine,  Santa Claus, Indiana, will host the 2012 Santa Claus Christmas Celebration the first three …

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Spencer Co. ready for big investments to unfold

Spencer Co. ready for big investments to unfold 14news.com “Spencer County is reporting a big investment in its tourism industry.” Click here to read more…

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Spencer County Included in Movie to Premiere at National Conference

Spencer County historians and storytellers will be featured in an original movie premiering at “Preserving the Historic Road,” a national conference in Indianapolis this weekend. …

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‘Fun’ Town of Santa Claus on Travel Channel

The Travel Channel will feature the town of  Santa Claus, Indiana, on its hour-long “Best of the Road” special this evening. The town of Santa Claus …

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$18.6 Million Invested Into Local Tourism

As the summer nears, tourism businesses in Spencer County are preparing for the peak visitor season. “With over $18 million being invested into the local …

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Indiana’s First National Park Celebrates 50 Years

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Indiana’s first national park, will celebrate its 50th anniversary throughout 2012. “Fifty years ago, the site for Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial …

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Tourism Commission Elects Officers for 2012

The Spencer County Tourism Commission elected officers for 2012 at its January meeting. The following members were elected as officers for the year: President, Eric …

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Spencer County Sees Tourism Growth in 2011

As a new year begins, the Spencer County Visitors Bureau reflects on local tourism growth in 2011. With tourism additions, restorations, and other enhancements, the …

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Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

<p><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”><a class=”jce_file” href=”/blog/images/media-coverage/Local_Tourism_News/8-18-11-Six-Monks-celebrate-jubilees-of-monastic-profession-SpencerCountyJournalDemocrat.pdf” target=”_blank”><img class=”jce_icon” style=”border: 0px; vertical-align: middle;” src=”/images/pdf.png” alt=”pdf” />  Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession</a> </span><br /><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”>Spencer …

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County Makes Big Tourism Investment

<p><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”>County Makes Big Tourism Investment</span><br /><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”><a class=”jce_file” href=”/blog/images/media-coverage/Local_Tourism_News/5-2-11_County-Makes-Big-Tourism-Investment_InsideIndianaBusiness.pdf” target=”_blank”><img class=”jce_icon” style=”border: 0px; vertical-align: middle;” src=”/images/pdf.png” alt=”pdf” />  Inside Indiana Business</a> </span><br …

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Annual Civil War Ball Draws Enthusiasts Throughout Midwest

Lincoln-era ball gowns and stovepipe hats can be spotted at the historic Spencer County Courthouse later this month as the Friends of  Lincoln Pioneer Village & …

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