Tourism News

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JULY 9, 2013

• Final days to join 153 restaurants participating in Alabama Restaurant Week • Deadline for 2014 Vacation Guide & Calendar listings is Aug. 1 • July 15 deadline for nominations in National Geographic Map Project • Senator Orr will unveil historic marker to Olympic medalist on Friday • ASU gets $800K grant for voting rights […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JULY 2, 2013

________________________________________________ • Sweet Home Saving’s campaign to boost tourism in Alabama • Two weeks left to enter Alabama Restaurant Week • Deadline for 2014 Vacation Guide & Calendar listings is Aug. 1 • 70 Alabama nominations posted in National Geographic map project deadline to submit July 15 • Lake Eufaula celebrates 50 years • Karsner-Kennedy […]

July 4th celebrations across Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Fireworks, great summer food and live entertainment highlight July 4th celebrations across Alabama.  Visitors can choose from more than 25 Independence Day events and firework shows. The celebrations include the Spirit of America at Point Mallard in Decatur, Thunder on the Mountain at Vulcan in Birmingham and Independence Day 1776 at the American […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER June 25, 2013

________________________________________________ • Hospitality growth reduces unemployment rate • Alabama Foodbook receives first place award • Deadline for Restaurant Week is July 15 • Deadline is July 1 to sign-up for April walking tours • Deadline for 2014 Vacation Guide & Calendar listings is Aug. 1 • National Geographic GeoTourism project team makes 2nd visit to […]

Signed up for International Showcase?

Registration is currently underway for the International Showcase held in Nashville,December 3-6, 2013. This will be the second international show presented by Travel South. Last year the response from both overseas tour companies and Alabama suppliers was great. Nashville will be an exciting city for the International tour operators, so I think the level and […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 18, 2013

• ‘Sky’ high on Alabama: Air travelers worldwide can read article on state’s economic rise • Alabama Restaurant Week grows to 71, more requested • Deadline for towns to sign-up for 2014 April Walking Tours is July 1 • Aug. 1, is deadline to update your listings for the 2014 Alabama Vacation Guide & Calendar of […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 11, 2013

• Alabama Restaurant Week crosses the 50 mark • July 1, deadline for towns to sign-up for April Walking Tours • 2014 Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to participate in Blue Star Museums • Once dying, Birmingham is suddenly hot • Official Alabama Vacation Guide & Calendar of Events 2014 – deadline extended to July 15 […]