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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 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 […]

Welcome Center Holiday Open House Dates

December 3rd, 2015 – Cleburne Welcome Center celebrates 30 years and Holiday Open House December 8th –  Sumter and Lanett Welcome Centers December 9th DeKalb Welcome Center December 10th – Ardmore Welcome Center December 15th – Grand Bay Welcome Center December 17th – Baldwin Welcome Center