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2013 Alabama Tourism Department Update

The Alabama Tourism Department and Luckie & Company presented the 2013 Alabama Tourism Department Update at the Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Huntsville on Sunday, August 18. The presentation is available to view here. Download this presentation on SlideShare

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER AUGUST 13, 2013

• State finance director wants to see Music Hall of Fame reopen • Alabama Restaurant Week kicks off August 16th • Sweet Home Saving campaign to boost August tourism • Tourism speakers, award winners named for conference • NYTimes.com runs article “A return to downtown Birmingham” • World-renowned scientists participate in Pass the Torch lecture […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER AUGUST 6, 2013

• Sweet Home Saving campaign to boost August tourism • Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism is Aug. 17-20 in Huntsville • A changed Birmingham embraces a troubled past • National Park Service endorses Black Belt plan • Music festival highlights tunes and downtown Birmingham revitalization • BayFest Music Festival generates millions of dollars for city, […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JULY 30, 2013

• Sweet Home Savings campaign to boost August tourism • Deadline for 2014 Vacation Guide & Calendar listings is Aug. 1 • Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism is Aug. 17 – 20 in Huntsville • Birmingham magazine goes behind the scenes with Frank Stitt in Garden & Gun • ‘Sunset Capital’ of Alabama promoted in […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JULY 23, 2013

• Sweet Home Saving’s campaign to boost August tourism • Deadline for 2014 Vacation Guide & Calendar listings is Aug. 1 • Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism is Aug. 17-20 in Huntsville • Governor’s Mansion to hold benefit cookout for restoration effort • Alabama Tourism honors retiring Rep. Jo Bonner • UK office runs competition […]

Governor’s Mansion to Hold Benefit Cookout for Restoration Effort

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley and First Lady Dianne Bentley will open the Governor’s Mansion for a benefit cookout hosted by The Friends of the Alabama Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday, July 23, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. “Proceeds of the cookout will fund ongoing restoration efforts at the Governor’s Mansion,” said committee member Carol […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER JULY 16, 2013

• Sweet Home Saving’s campaign to boost tourism in Alabama • Deadline for 2014 Vacation Guide & Calendar listings is Aug. 1 • Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism is Aug. 17-20 in Huntsville • Hot and Hot is one of America’s best wine restaurants • Alabama Gulf Seafood partners with Back Forty Beer Company • […]

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 […]