Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays June 6, 2017

OWA amusement park on the fast track to completion, set to open mid-July Hotel Indigo opens in Orange Beach Muscle Shoals Sound Studio attracting global visitors Gregg Allman’s Muscle Shoals swansong and Fame Studios roots Chris Blankenship appointed as acting commissioner of Department of Conservation and Natural Resources AL.com poll for Alabama’s Best Steakhouse ALABAMA […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 30, 2017

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail celebrates 25 years 15 family-friendly Alabama road trips to take this summer Alabama beach wins national award for restoration Birmingham launches film office in effort to recruit movie productions Recipe for All Pro Hospitality Redmont Distilling wins Alabama Distillery of the Year award Birmingham’s Elyton Hotel, formerly the Empire Hotel, […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 23, 2017

Tourism industry legislation Amusement park momentum builds following Wahlburgers reveal, with ‘many’ others coming Kiefer Sutherland cuts track at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios Muscle Shoals Sound Studio extends hours and adds Sundays Alabama’s Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q named Grand Champion in Memphis Kiwanis Club breaks ground at Vulcan for new Centennial Park Whistle blower and […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 16, 2017

Tourism generating billions in Baldwin County Tourism Day highlights record year for Houston County Southwest Airlines magazine features several Alabama destinations among the “93 ways to celebrate summer” Memorial Day celebrations across Alabama Breathtaking Cahaba lilies blooming on the Cahaba River Welcome Center tourism and travel week celebrations Vacation Guide/Calendar of Events deadline is June […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 9, 2017

Spirits high as Ivey, others kick off state’s bicentennial celebrations “The Mars Generation” film made at Space Camp premiers on Netflix World’s largest travel blogger conference held in Huntsville Alabama’s tourism, fueled by beach-bound visitors to Baldwin County, continues record pace $240 million Poarch Creek amusement park, resort taking shape near Alabama Gulf Coast Economic […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 2, 2017

Alabama Bicentennial Launches May 5 The New York Times: Expand Your World, Go to the Beach in Alabama Chris’ Hot Dogs receives historic marker for 100th anniversary More than 2,500 take part in April Walking Tours Celebrations planned as Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail turns 25 Freedom Riders National Monument celebration set for May 13 Huntsville […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 25, 2017

Tourists spent more than $13 billion in Alabama last year Herb Malone gives annual tourism update on beach tourism The Atlanta Journal-Constitution features series of travel articles on Alabama Toronto Star profiles Talladega race experience and souvenirs from across the state More than 2,000 take part in April Walking Tours the past four Saturdays Iconic […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 18, 2017

Travelers spent $13.4 billion in Alabama last year The Atlanta Journal-Constitution features series of travel articles on Alabama Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument celebrated, sign unveiled during ceremony New summer travel destinations across Alabama More than 1,500 take part in April Walking Tours the past three Saturdays Alabama Tourism Department workshop attracts participants from across […]