Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays September 13, 2016

Governor Bentley commends State Tourism Department for national award Makers Village at Pepper Place held over through Oct. 1 Restoration and new facility coming to Alabama Constitution Village What every start-up can learn from country music’s most anticipated new artist Birmingham: We can change the world World Food Championship’s final table will feature food “sport” […]

Tourism Tuesdays September 6, 2016

State tourism wins national award for barbecue promotion Two Alabama BBQ spots appear on USA Today list Fall is the perfect time to plan a family vacation The importance of Alabama’s State Parks Billy Reid Shindig features Year of Alabama Makers Maryland governor pits tourism against teachers with new school start date Mobile and NAIA […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 30, 2016

Labor Day celebrations across Alabama Straight to Ale’s Rumble Seat Beer Project State park memories Stuffed animals, supplies collected in Dothan going to Baton Rouge Alabama Tourism Department (ATD) upcoming events ________________________________________________ Labor Day celebrations across Alabama Great food and live entertainment highlight Labor Day celebrations across Alabama.  Events include everything from baseball games and […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 23, 2016

Tourism on pace for fifth record year Study shows international visitation growing New Beer Trail Highlights Craft Breweries in North Alabama Bentley appoints two to Alabama Music Hall of Fame board Edsel Holden honored in Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s Walk of Fame GulfQuest Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Successful Alabama Restaurant Week Alabama […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 16, 2016

Winners of state tourism industry awards announced Alabama Restaurant Week underway USA TODAY features “100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die” German readers to see full page Alabama Tourism Advertisement Why Amazon shoppers in Alabama will soon be paying more Space Camp kids talk with astronaut aboard the International Space Station Gulf Shores and Orange Beach […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 9, 2016

Alabama Restaurant Week to kick off across the state Tourism speakers named for conference Alabama Tourism launches blog Gulf State Park lodge second phase, Hilton agreement approved State Tourism part of receptive sales mission Alabama craft beer advocates vow to work with ABC on controversial proposal New York Times features Big Bob Gibson’s White Barbecue […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 2, 2016

Alabama Restaurant Week kicks off across the state on Aug. 12 One Alabama restaurant makes OpenTable’s ‘most scenic’ list Auburn/Opelika Marriott ranked a top golf resort in North America by Golf Digest editors Jay Leno takes Alabama-made motorcycles for a ride and review Vince Vaughn and Mel Gibson spotted dining in Auburn recently “Let There […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 26, 2016

Governor Bentley commends work of Alabama Tourism Department Deadline to sign up for April Walking Tours 2017 Summer Clearance Sale at the Governor’s Mansion Gift Shop 114 restaurants participate in Alabama Restaurant Week Alabama barbecue pitmaster will compete this week on Food Network Alabama state parks are a valuable asset Alabama state parks offer affordable […]