Tourism News

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 […]

Welcome Center Holiday Open House Dates

Happy Holidays from the ladies and gentleman of our 8 Welcome Centers. The pubic is invited to stop by for holiday refreshments and to meet the people that welcome our travelers to Sweet Home Alabama everyday!  The dates are: 12/8-Grand Bay,  Lanett & Houston 12/10-Baldwin 12/14-Dekalb & Sumter 12/15-Cleburne 12/22-Ardmore The public is invited to […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 29, 2016

Obama will sign proclamation in January designating national historic civil rights area in Birmingham Governor Bentley to light official state Christmas tree Friday Governor’s Mansion open for Candlelight Tours Book talk at Archives by Ed Bridges, Alabama: The making of an American state Replica of Columbus’ ships Pinta and Nina will land in Rogersville Alabama […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 22, 2016

Governor’s Mansion open for Candlelight Tours $63 million in oil spill money released for Alabama coast Architectural Digest: Alabama’s best-kept secret: Gulf Shores Austrian company adds additional Alabama tours Huntsville – The Rocket City and more Ed Bridges to present book talk Gulf Adventure Center to reopen at The Wharf in Orange Beach Movie expected […]