News & Resources for the Indiana Tourism Industry

Indiana Destination Recovery Council

On May 7,  the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) announced the formation of the Indiana Destination Recovery Council (IDRC). This advisory group will consider traditional as well as creative ways to assist the leisure and travel related industry in their COVID-19 recovery efforts. Lt. Governor Crouch said that the IDRC will work closely with the Indiana Economic Relief and Recovery task force appointed by Governor Eric Holcomb to administer federal relief funds from the CARES Act. Bedel is leading this new council made up of a variety of industry experts.

Allison Barber, Ph.D., President & COO of the Indiana Fever

Jeffrey Brown, CEO of Schahet Hotels

Matt Eckert, President & CEO of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Jim Epperson, Executive Director of SoIN Tourism

Todd Hensley, CEO of Gym Rats

Leonard Hoops, President & CEO of Visit Indy

Dana Huber, Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations of Huber's Orchard, Winery & Vineyards

Tetia Lee, CEO, Tippecanoe Arts Federation

Jeffrey McCabe, President of Big Wood Brewing Company

Mario Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority