Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays July 19, 2016

AJC features Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! The Mobile Bay you don’t know Southern Living: South’s best college towns Maverick Festival attended by 3,000 UK lovers of Americana music Pokemon Gump: How one game is bringing everyone together Grand Bay Welcome Center welcomes 12,000 travelers in two weeks Sign up for April Walking Tours […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 12, 2016

Birmingham hopes to obtain ‘World Heritage’ status for civil rights landmarks Birmingham Forging Tourism Identity Sign up for April Walking Tours 2017 The Telegraph lists 50 amazing secret places and top tips from the US 20 Alabama restaurants receive top awards from Wine Spectator magazine Two Bham gas station restaurants featured in Southern Living Eleven […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 5, 2016

New Grand Bay Welcome Center opens on I-10 at Alabama-Mississippi line Busy holiday weekend boosts surging Alabama tourism numbers ‘Stony the Road We Trod’: Teaching teachers about civil rights movement A record number of appointments at the Alabama booth at IPW Travel South USA releases international research data To support and defend: Hundreds turn out […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 28, 2016

Governor Bentley Makes Good on His Promise: Announces Gulf State Park Renovations on Schedule July 4th celebrations across Alabama Huntsville’s CityCentre announces AC Hotels construction timeline Mayor: Even more new hotels coming to Montgomery Birmingham’s OvenBird restaurant to be featured on Cooking Channel program Two Alabama joints featured on list of nation’s essential BBQ dishes […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 21, 2016

Spirit of America Festival celebrates 50 years Travel Channel names Birmingham one of the Next 11 Great Destinations Alabama has one of the summer’s top travel destinations – but it’s not the beach Birmingham to Memphis I-22 and I-65 interchange open for traffic Singer-songwriter Amy Black pays tribute to an American institution with her Muscle […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 14, 2016

The best of Birmingham BBC Radio features 30-minute broadcast on Alabama Alabama has more than 100 appointments for IPW show Southern Makers festival scheduled for Birmingham has been postponed Garden & Gun lists five essential Muscle Shoals albums Teachers from the Marshall Space Flight Center Region attend STEMcon Alabama Living features Alabama in six separate […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 7, 2016

Alabama Tourism Department hosts marketplace for local vendors on Thursday All of Alabama cashes in on beach boom as tourism records shatter Why Baldwin County is extending summer break for students Tourism impacts Decatur area Affordable summer vacations possible with a few consumer tips Birmingham’s Pepper Place farmers market adds Makers Village this summer Forbes […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 31, 2016

Alabama Tourism Department to host marketplace for local vendors State tourism officials conduct group tour workshop Shoals Gold Record Room opens Friday Country Music Hall of Fame to open exhibit on group Alabama Alabama Maker featured on NBC Nightly News Jesse Owens receives highway dedication White BBQ sauce declared Alabama’s most important food innovation Nominations […]