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U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction Montgomery, Ala – More than 658,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it number one among state attractions that charge admission, followed by the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at second with 580,221 and the Birmingham Zoo […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 26, 2016

Tourism’s Barbecue campaign wins Best in South Addy Award WSFA-12 Editorial: Alabama’s Tourism Industry More than 2,000 have taken part in April Walking Tours Alabama Tourism Workshop April 27 Nominations for Alabama Tourism Awards are open Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama sets second highest attendance mark Indy drivers Daly and Rossi enjoy day at […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 19, 2016

Travelers spent $12.6 billion in Alabama last year More than 1,700 have taken part in April Walking Tours Alabama Tourism Workshop April 27 Official book for the Alabama Bicentennial released Restoration of Shoals studio enters last stage Wall Street Journal spotlights local restaurants Sports Illustrated profiles backstage experience at Mobile’s Senior Bowl Hank Williams gravesite […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 12, 2016

More than 1,100 enjoy April Walking Tours the past two Saturdays Alabama Tourism Workshop April 27 UK journalist enjoys visit to Alabama School group from UK visits Alabama Tour operator from Ireland visits Alabama Musicians continue to be drawn to Muscle Shoals to record Lonely Planet picks Birmingham as one of 10 Best destinations in […]