Category Archives: Welcome Center News

Tourism Tuesdays November 8, 2016

Governor awards $1.6 million in grants for trail improvements in Alabama Amusement park ‘more upscale than Six Flags’ set for Alabama coast Roller coaster rivaling longest in the U.S. anchoring coastal Alabama amusement park Alabama’s music heritage runs deep Big Bob Gibson’s Chris Lilly inducted into barbecue hall of fame Alabama steakhouse named one of […]

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Tourism Tuesdays November 1, 2016

Automotive editor for The Sun drives from Alabama to Texas in a rented Hellcat and writes about the trip, 2.2 million read The next national monuments? Obama administration officials visit iconic civil rights sites in Alabama The Rise of Civil Rights Tourism in America’s Deep South Why did Bob Dylan pay a visit to Birmingham’s […]

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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 […]

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