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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 May 19, 2015

Alabama throws down the barbecue gauntlet at Memphis in May Attention: Alabama gift shop owners and managers Sign-Up for April Walking Tours 2016 Alabama Tourism Department Workshop rescheduled Alabama economy to be featured in special section of United Airlines in-flight magazine UK travel agents visit Alabama How Birmingham’s culinary scene is changing the city In […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 12, 2015

  Alabama Garden Trail brochure released Sign-Up for April Walking Tours 2016 Americana Music Triangle officially announced Three Alabama cities join Alabama tourism information on DiscoverAmerica.com Alabama Music Hall of Fame induction banquet returns to the Shoals in 2016 Opening Day at CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park 3 Alabama eateries in running for USA Today’s 10Best […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 5, 2015

Birmingham is No. 1 on Zagat’s list of America’s Next Hot Food Cities   USA TODAY features Jim ‘N Nicks and Moe’s among America’s best regional chains USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Eight eats in Alabama that are more than food Alabama Shakes Scores Its First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart April Walking Tours […]