Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays November 15, 2016

USA TODAY: Sweet home, Carnival – Mobile is back as a cruise port Alabama cooks compete at World Food Championships in Orange Beach Muscle Shoals: Guests donate to get studio operational Holiday events across Alabama Goat Hill Gift Shop annual holiday open house and book signing More record tourism numbers in Gulf Shores and Orange […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 8, 2016

Governor awards $1.6 million in grants for trail improvements in Alabama Amusement park ‘more upscale than Six Flags’ set for Alabama coast Roller coaster rivaling longest in the U.S. anchoring coastal Alabama amusement park Alabama’s music heritage runs deep Big Bob Gibson’s Chris Lilly inducted into barbecue hall of fame Alabama steakhouse named one of […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 1, 2016

Automotive editor for The Sun drives from Alabama to Texas in a rented Hellcat and writes about the trip, 2.2 million read The next national monuments? Obama administration officials visit iconic civil rights sites in Alabama The Rise of Civil Rights Tourism in America’s Deep South Why did Bob Dylan pay a visit to Birmingham’s […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 25, 2016

Alabama tourism outpaces state economy Governor’s Conference on Tourism raises more than $30,000 for scholarships Alabama’s ‘iconic’ beachfront in Gulf Shores begins $15 million facelift Historical marker honoring attorney Fred Gray unveiled in Tuskegee  Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church invites public to attend services  Birmingham getting closer to national park designation for Civil Rights […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 18, 2016

Alabama Music Hall of Fame puts spotlight on star players. Travel South International Showcase deadlines Campaign with UK tea company a success Italian tour company plans motorcycle tour through Alabama Support Alabama State Parks USA TODAY features 10 mysterious and marvelous places to explore – including one in Alabama Haunted Tuscaloosa Tours highlight spooky sites […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 11, 2016

Railroad Park to debut a winter ice skating rink Anniston’s Hotel Finial welcomes with mix of old and new Forever Wild Trails Grand Opening: a day of gratitude Alabama pilot remembers flying the ‘faster than a bullet’ SR-71 Blackbird Birmingham’s new downtown bus, Amtrak station to open soon Kona Grill to launch first Alabama restaurant […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 4, 2016

Alabama Tourism Workshop Wednesday President Obama, the ultimate tourist, ticks down his bucket list Direct flights have begun between Huntsville and New Orleans State parks attract migrating birds and the tourists who track them The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddler’s Convention celebrates 50 years TV celebrity chef to judge at World Food Championships   USA […]

Tourism Tuesdays September 27, 2016

Governor announces grant for Jacksonville State’s Little River Canyon Center New bus tour begins through downtown Montgomery Travel South International registration closes Friday Alabama college makes list of most beautiful public universities in America Tuscaloosa plans to celebrate milestone New hotel opens with local flavor in Tuscaloosa 100-year-old building will become Springhill Suites in Montgomery […]