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The 2014 Alabama Welcome Center Educational Retreat is set for November 9-11, 2014 at Lakepoint Resort State Park in Eufaula, Alabama

The Welcome Center Educational Retreat continues to be a unique opportunity to update the Welcome Center staff on your organization, attractions, accommodations and special events. The registration fee is $150.  The $150 includes your meals on Sunday afternoon and dinner Sunday night; breakfast, lunch and dinner on Monday and the Monday night event, along with your […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS October 7, 2014

·      Tourism contest winners get road trips across Alabama ·      Baumhower’s ShrimpFest and BBQ event returns to Oak Mountain for finale ·      Alabama Tourism Workshop a big success ·      Canadian Traveller posts Alabama information ·      Upcoming Decatur archery tournament to host U.S. Olympians ·      Board overseeing Birmingham baseball museum officially takes over project ·      Travel […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS September 30, 2014

·      Gulf State Park convention center project moving forward ·      $35 million Grand Bohemian hotel under construction in Mountain Brook ·      Rock Atlas author posts Alabama visit online ·      Historic marker honors Percy Sledge, Quin Ivy ·      From the backyard to the best: Decatur’s Smokey C’s came a long way to win Alabama’s Best BBQ […]