Tourism News

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 30, 2013

UK Alabama Tourism office promotes London premier of Muscle Shoals documentary London Telegraph does feature on music industry in Muscle Shoals The Rolling Stones highlight documentary on their website Bentley announces funding to promote tourism in west Alabama Bicentennial Executive Director Position Grand Hotel nabs two prestigious Condé Nast Traveler rankings Mobile area historic hotels […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER October 22, 2013

Alabama Music Hall of Fame reopens Muscle Shoals all-star revue set for Oct. 23 at Birmingham’s WorkPlay soundstage Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s scorecard has reached the 10,000,000 mark The New York Times Magazine features Frank Stitt Oak Mountain State Park celebrates new overlook and spillway bridge Oct. 24 Journey Proud series premieres this week […]

BICENTENNIAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION

Click Here for Job Description – Exec. Director AL Bicentennial Comm. The board of directors of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission has developed the following job description for the position of executive director whose office will be located within the Alabama Tourism Department in the Alabama Center for Commerce at 401 Adams Avenue in Montgomery. The position […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 16, 2013

  Alabama Music Hall of Fame reopens Friday in the Shoals Muscle Shoals, where everyone from Aretha to Mick came to record Frank Stitt will be featured Sunday in The New York Times Magazine Fifty years of cascading mums at Bellingrath Gardens and Home Gulf Shores man kayaks entire Alabama Scenic River Trail Love is […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 9, 2013

Alabama tourism spending in fiscal year 2013 grew by 4 percent for third record year Alabama museum, in area where stars found sound, seeks an audience: tourists Alabama Theatre named one of America’s favorite vintage movie theaters Movie filmed in Alabama grosses $1 million on opening weekend, showcases landmarks New Montgomery: city set for $6.6M […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2, 2013

• Alabama Music Hall of Fame set to reopen Oct. 17 • New York Daily News gives Muscle Shoals 4 out of 5 star review • Swampers to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman • Muscle Shoals movie opens this month in United Kingdom • Capri Theatre brings the Muscle Shoals documentary to […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

• Barber Motorsports stars in new Xbox game commercial • U.S. Space & Rocket Center joins Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! • Big week at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center • Auburn University’s Samford Hall on Broadway • Auburn University’s Rural Studo’s $20,000 home featured in Time Magazine • Wheeler National Wildlife […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

• Top 10 barbecue restaurants in the U.S. • Lucy Buffett honored as one of Alabama’s Retailers of the Year • Montgomery chef named as a semifinalist in national food competition • Annual Blue Marlin Grand Championship shatters state records – twice • Trail of Tears 175th anniversary commemoration • Centennial birthday celebration for Jesse […]