Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays December 16, 2014

Vacation Guide & Calendar will soon be available ‘Selma’ movie receives four award nominations Selma history organization unveils third in series of historic markers Rocket City Marathon winner loved new course Baumhower’s Restaurants launch new menu featuring Alabama products Wesley True to leave popular Cloverdale restaurant Alabama State Council on the Arts awards grants to […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 9, 2014

Thirty-one Alabama tourism representatives attend Travel South International Delta Sky magazine features The Barbecue List: Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q With her MLK drama Selma, Ava DuVernay is directing history For the Met Museum, a major gift of works by African-American artists from the South Scenes from Scottsboro: more to offer than Scottsboro Boys, Unclaimed Baggage Marking […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 2, 2014

Tourism bonanza expected from Selma-to-Montgomery March’s 50th anniversary Construction begins on City of St. Jude’s CAMPSITE 4 project Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours Alabama Tourism at Travel South International Showcase Alabama Supreme Court rules against Dothan gambling hall The Rolling Stones get place in Alabama history The Village People to perform at MoonPie Over […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 18, 2014

Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours Alabama Barbecue book: Road trips to more than 75 restaurants in 52 cities Marker to recall ’69 Rolling Stones session in Shoals Jason Isbell to share ‘Art of Songwriting’ at Alabama Music Hall of Fame Birmingham’s Saw’s Soul Kitchen makes GQ’s list ’50 Things to Eat Right Now’ Selma […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 28, 2014

Alabama’s tourism industry receives a record four Southern Tourism awards Alabama getting head start on plans for bicentennial celebration Lee Sentell meets Dalai Lama in Birmingham International markets with 80%+ leisure travel to USA targeted by Alabama Tourism New trail grants to help Anniston move forward in becoming cycling hub Local officials, governor break ground […]

The 2014 Alabama Welcome Center Educational Retreat is set for November 9-11, 2014 at Lakepoint Resort State Park in Eufaula, Alabama

The Welcome Center Educational Retreat continues to be a unique opportunity to update the Welcome Center staff on your organization, attractions, accommodations and special events. The registration fee is $150.  The $150 includes your meals on Sunday afternoon and dinner Sunday night; breakfast, lunch and dinner on Monday and the Monday night event, along with your […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS October 7, 2014

·      Tourism contest winners get road trips across Alabama ·      Baumhower’s ShrimpFest and BBQ event returns to Oak Mountain for finale ·      Alabama Tourism Workshop a big success ·      Canadian Traveller posts Alabama information ·      Upcoming Decatur archery tournament to host U.S. Olympians ·      Board overseeing Birmingham baseball museum officially takes over project ·      Travel […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS September 23, 2014

State gardens to form trail BBC film crew blown away by Cheaha State Park’s beauty US Gulf State GeoTourism project films in Alabama Food Network puts spotlight on Mobile Sunday in ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ Alabama Journey Proud on APT David Hood, the Swampers bassist, talks ‘Muscle Shoals’ film Head of the International Travel […]