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U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016

Montgomery, Ala – More than 657,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it first among state attractions that charge admission, state tourism officials said.  The Birmingham Zoo ranked second with 644,667 and the McWane Science Center in Birmingham was third with 388,551. Eight of the state’s Top 10 […]

Tourism Tuesdays Aug.15, 2017

Gov. Ivey to open tourism conference Sunday in Birmingham Winners of state tourism industry awards announced Alabama Restaurant Week continues through Aug. 20 American Idol auditions at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame on Sept. 7 USA TODAY: Cruise giant Carnival extends sailings out of Mobile Sports Illustrated picks Archibald’s ribs as the best college […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 8, 2017

Governor Ivey to open conference Southern Makers is this weekend in Birmingham Alabama Restaurant Week kicks off across the state on Friday Space Camp promoted to UK youth in state tourism media promotion The Swampers return to their sweet home thanks to Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Alabama eatery named among most scenic U.S. restaurants […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 1, 2017

Alabama The Beautiful: 11 State Parks Win Trip Advisor Awards in 2017 Carnival Cruise Lines extends contract with Mobile Gulf Coast Ducks tour Mobile like no one else can Take a walk through The Park at OWA Barbasol officials happy with crowd attendance in third year, planning for next year New Huntsville music festival set […]