Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays January 31, 2017

Trivago lists 2 Alabama cities among its 17 Best Value Destinations for 2017 From the recent announcement of the “17 Best Value Destinations for 2017” by travel website trivago: Coming in at an impressive number two is Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery. With attractions such as the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl and the Montgomery Zoo, there […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 24, 2017

Governor Bentley announces appointments to the Alabama Tourism Department Advisory Board BBC broadcasts from USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park on inauguration day Video featuring Alabama barbecue restaurant receives more than 2 million views Alabama’s former first lady of Costa Rica to attend film premiere Alabama featured in Brand USA campaign in the United Kingdom Jesse […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 17, 2017

Southern Living showcases Alabama civil rights landmark President Obama signs proclamation creating Birmingham Civil Rights National Memorial Attendance figures deadline is today Dallas Morning News profiles Tuscaloosa Florence mayor proposes sportsplex behind Alabama Music Hall of Fame Mound museum in Florence opens this week Southern Makers festival moving from Montgomery to Birmingham Pepper Place launching […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 10, 2017

Business Alabama profiles landmark renovation of the Hotel Finial in Anniston Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studios open Alabama promoted at travel shows across the nation Attendance figures needed from state attractions and events The New York Times names Birmingham a top global travel destination Princess Theater helping revitalize Decatur Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association hosts […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 3, 2017

Associated Press: Muscle Shoals Sound Studio named Alabama’s Attraction of the Year for 2017 Associated Press:  Alabama town expanding Harper Lee attractions Arrangements for Peggy Collins Grand Hotel in Point Clear undergoing $32 million transformation   Associated Press:  Muscle Shoals Sound Studio named Alabama’s Attraction of the Year for 2017 The Alabama Tourism Department named […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 20, 2016

Vacation Guide & Calendar will soon be available Governor’s Mansion Candlelight Tours draw more than 1,800 visitors Fans gather at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center for the debut of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Muscle Shoals has (still) got The Swampers: What music legends’ lives are like now Bowl Season begins in Alabama One […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 13, 2016

New UK Representative for Alabama Candlelight Tours continue at Governor’s Mansion next Monday night Muscle Shoals Sound Studio to open door for tours next month You can buy honey made from the walls of Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals Smithsonian:  How to experience a mission to Mars Chicago Tribune:  Alabama’s captivating culinary scene and the […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 6, 2016

Alabama tourism professionals promote state attractions to foreign tour companies Candlelight Tours continue at Governor’s Mansion for next two Monday nights Harper Lee’s lawyer to transform author’s hometown into major tourism destination Zagat names Birmingham one of America’s hottest food cities in 2016 Alabama restaurant named one of the best in America for 2016 Alabama […]