Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays March 28, 2017

Statewide walking tours begin in April Southern Living: Birmingham among Best Cities in the South Birmingham attraction named among the 100 Greatest American Music Venues Zagat praises Alabama Barbecue Try the ‘tiny house’ lifestyle at Roland Cooper State Park NASA announces teams from across the world to compete in rover challenge at U.S. Space & Rocket […]

Tourism Tuesdays March 21, 2017

Travel South Showcase Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument dedication set Statewide walking tours begin in April State Parks perfect place to spend spring break Gulf State Park Lodge on track for 2018 opening Alabama hotels dominate Marriott and Renaissance national rankings Alabama restaurant earns record ninth straight James Beard Award nomination David Clark named President/CEO […]

Tourism Tuesdays March 14, 2017

Family spring break destinations across Alabama The Washington Post gives rave reviews to Birmingham in travel feature Spring into adventure- exploring North Alabama nature ‘The Daily Show’ will put huge spotlight on Alabama in upcoming multi-part series Alabama Bass Trail launches website for family fishing trips Alabama Tourism Workshop- April 12 “Partner Pointer” for the tourism […]

Tourism Tuesdays March 7, 2017

Details of 3-year bicentennial celebration announced The New York Times features Mobile Mardi Gras Los Angeles Times highlights St. Paul & the Broken Bones Travel + Leisure:  U.S. tourists could soon need visas to visit Europe Skift: Political threats force U.S. tourism boards to examine their roles The Greenville News profiles Birmingham’s Food Media South AMLA launches Alabama’s […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 28, 2017

Major addition to state’s bicentennial celebration to be announced “Alabama: The Making of an American State” book talk by Ed Bridges at EarlyWorks Museum- Tuesday at 4 p.m. Statewide walking tours begin in April Musical heritage rooted in north Alabama Destination barbecue restaurants send smoke signals to the rest of the country Huntsville featured on […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 21, 2017

Facebook co-founder, CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes Alabama first stop on nationwide tour Smithsonian features Fame Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio “Alabama: The Making of an American State” book talk by Ed Bridges at EarlyWorks Museum Birmingham Civil Rights District national monument designation featured in International Travel Writers Alliance newsletter TrekAmerica’s Deep South media trip […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 14, 2017

Brennan named deputy director of Alabama Tourism Department German journalists coming to Alabama Fannie Flagg on the Alabama meat-and-three that inspired beloved ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ Spend a weekend at this gorgeous boutique hotel in Anniston World Heritage and U. S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium Scenes from Wetumpka: Coosa River, meteor crater features of Main Street town Brewery, […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 7, 2017

U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016 Alabama Tourism Department relaunches Civil Rights app Los Angeles Times does feature on new OWA theme park coming to the gulf USA TODAY showcases Florence as one of the most picturesque small towns USA TODAY launches Readers’ Choice online voting for favorite […]