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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 October 6, 2015

US Space & Rocket Center takes world stage NASA Selects Science Education Partners for STEM Agreements Delta Airlines Sky Magazine features Natalie Chanin Trivago.com: Montgomery #3 2016 Best Value City Deadline for discount ads in Southern Living is Oct. 27 AMHOF comes to life during first ever ‘Night at the Museum’ New country music video […]

2015 Welcome Center Retreat Full Schedule

    2015 Alabama Welcome Center Educational Retreat Sunday, November 8 – Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Embassy Suites Hotel, Downtown Tuscaloosa     Sunday, November 8, 2015 1:00pm – 3:00pm                                             Lunch at the Side by Side for early birds! 1:00pm – 4:00pm                                             Vendor Registration/Check in at hotel 3:00pm – 5:00pm                                             WC Employees Registration/Check-in at hotel […]

North Region Welcome Center Holiday Open House Dates

The Welcome Centers of the North Region have set the dates for their Holiday Open House. Cleburne Welcome Center – December 3, 2015 – Also celebrating their 35th Anniversary Celebration! Lanett Welcome Center- December 8, 2013 DeKalb Welcome Center – December 9, 2015 Ardmore Welcome Center – December 10,  2015