Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays August 8, 2017

Governor Ivey to open conference Southern Makers is this weekend in Birmingham Alabama Restaurant Week kicks off across the state on Friday Space Camp promoted to UK youth in state tourism media promotion The Swampers return to their sweet home thanks to Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Alabama eatery named among most scenic U.S. restaurants […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 1, 2017

Alabama The Beautiful: 11 State Parks Win Trip Advisor Awards in 2017 Carnival Cruise Lines extends contract with Mobile Gulf Coast Ducks tour Mobile like no one else can Take a walk through The Park at OWA Barbasol officials happy with crowd attendance in third year, planning for next year New Huntsville music festival set […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 25, 2017

Alabama’s newest amusement park, OWA, officially opens Alabama Tourism Department to hold marketplace for local vendors on Thursday Officials tout success of Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at 25th anniversary celebration National video blogger visits Alabama Local restaurants still able to sign-up for Alabama Restaurant Week Alabama bicentennial workshop being held in Dothan on Thursday […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 18, 2017

       New amusement park a ‘game changer’ for Alabama tourism         Alabama Tourism Department to hold marketplace for local vendors         Southern rock band Bishop Gunn to record at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio         College football impacts state economy in a big way         Auburn Opelika Marriott earns AAA Four Diamond rating […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 11, 2017

The Park at OWA opens July 21 National Monument designation offers economic benefits for Birmingham Birmingham embracing its past and present to shape the future ‘American Idol’ auditions to bring thousands of musicians, national focus to Shoals Local restaurants encouraged to sign-up for Alabama Restaurant Week USA TODAY profiles the Shoals in article on Southern towns […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 27, 2017

Shaping Alabama’s two new national parks Toronto Star: 7 things to experience in Alabama Food & Wine magazine moving to Birmingham U.S. Space & Rocket Center will get ‘state-of-the-art planetarium’ July 4th celebrations across Alabama  Don Staley to head Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission Southern Makers event announced for Aug. 12-13 in Birmingham ALABAMA 200 bicentennial […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 20, 2017

New York City celebrates “Sweet Home Alabama” The New York Times: 36 Hours in Birmingham San Francisco Chronicle: One Day, One Place- Tasty bite of Deep South in Birmingham Southern Living: Some of the best gulf beaches are in Alabama Oprah Winfrey’s magazine highlights City Cafe and Wintzell’s Oyster House Toronto Star: Musical roots run deep […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 13, 2017

Alabama Tourism brings the mountains and Mardi Gras to New York Food Network visits three coastal Alabama restaurants New 18-acre park planned for Birmingham Selma’s St. James Hotel to be reborn as hotelFUBU Billy Reid interviewed about Florence’s Frank Lloyd Wright House State tourism award nominations deadline is June 23 Alabama Gulf Seafood Summit is June […]