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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 April 21, 2015

Leisure Group Travel Magazine highlights Civil Rights Sites ‘I felt like we were saved that day’, the Hog Wild Beach & BBQ story Bellingrath Gardens and Home Executive Director receives Outstanding Alumni Award Racing rovers under the space shuttle, climbing Martian hills, and navigating moon rocks. It’s racing in the Rocket City Alabama Makers Market […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 14, 2015

Travelers spent $11.8 billion in Alabama last year Governor: Tourism Department will remain a Cabinet agency ATD has presence at Unite Visit USA Trade and Media Marketplace Alabama Shakes on PBS series USA Today names Railroad Park one of 10 best parks that help revive their city The Grand Hotel is in the running for […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS April 7, 2015

Alabama Makers Market April Walking Tours Continue Sunset Festival brings a part of Key West to The Wharf in Orange Beach White House seeks millions for civil rights sites TVA visitor area opens Birds & Blooms magazine features Alabama gardens in top ranking list Harper Lee’s new novel set to go digital ‘The Man From […]