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2014 Economic Impact of Travel

Travelers spent $11.8 billion and were responsible for 167,273 jobs last year in Alabama. This represents a 7.3% increase in traveler spending on hotels, restaurants, shopping and transportation. Download the full report…..

Tourism Tuesdays November 24, 2015

________________________________________________ CNN features Alabama barbecue as heaven for football fans Alabama Music Hall of Fame names 2016 inductees Alabama tourism officials to meet with tour operators in Charlotte Kymulga Covered bridge in Alabama featured in USA Today Gulf State Park project team applies for partnership with Hilton New hiking trail on Forever Wild Wehle Tract […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 17, 2015

USA TODAY features Muscle Shoals video Governor’s Mansion open for Candlelight Tours Alabama tourism officials busy at World Travel Market USS Alabama Battleship: 105-year-old veteran spotlighted during Al Roker’s stop in Mobile Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates 20 years of Magic Christmas in Lights PNC awards $25,000 grant to Exploreum’s “Little Discoveries” program Montgomery hosts […]