Category Archives: Welcome Center News

Alabama’s tourism up 5 percent, state welcome center manager says by William Thorntonal.com, May 06, al.com

The manager of Alabama’s Welcome Centers says tourism is up 5 percent over the past year, at a time when the economy is challenging all states throughout the region. Frances Smiley, with the Alabama Tourism Department, said one of the reasons Alabama has been able to thrive is because of cooperation between government and private […]

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Tourism Day Celebrations at Welcome Centers, and Motorcycle Motorist Day

Celebration time at all Welcome Centers is: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm May 2 – Sumter Welcome Center May 3 – Dekalb Welcome Center – Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourism Association May 9 – Cleburne Welcome Center TBA – Lanett Welcome Center May 10 – Ardmore Welcome Center – Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourism Association May 10 […]

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