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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 […]

Welcome Center Retreat 2016

For Vendor information contact Patti Culp at the Alabama Travel Council. Join us in Birmingham! Patti A. Culp, CAE Executive Director Alabama Travel Council PO Box 210729 Montgomery, AL 36121-0729 334-271-0050 334-279-7798 Fax patticulp.atc@gmail.com Tentative Agenda 2016 Alabama Tourism Department’s Welcome Center Retreat November 13-15 Sheraton/BJCC Complex Birmingham, Alabama Sunday, November 13 1:00 – 5:00 […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 25, 2016

Alabama tourism outpaces state economy Governor’s Conference on Tourism raises more than $30,000 for scholarships Alabama’s ‘iconic’ beachfront in Gulf Shores begins $15 million facelift Historical marker honoring attorney Fred Gray unveiled in Tuskegee  Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church invites public to attend services  Birmingham getting closer to national park designation for Civil Rights […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 18, 2016

Alabama Music Hall of Fame puts spotlight on star players. Travel South International Showcase deadlines Campaign with UK tea company a success Italian tour company plans motorcycle tour through Alabama Support Alabama State Parks USA TODAY features 10 mysterious and marvelous places to explore – including one in Alabama Haunted Tuscaloosa Tours highlight spooky sites […]