Tourism News

Tourism Tuesdays February 14, 2017

Brennan named deputy director of Alabama Tourism Department German journalists coming to Alabama Fannie Flagg on the Alabama meat-and-three that inspired beloved ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ Spend a weekend at this gorgeous boutique hotel in Anniston World Heritage and U. S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium Scenes from Wetumpka: Coosa River, meteor crater features of Main Street town Brewery, […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 7, 2017

U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016 Alabama Tourism Department relaunches Civil Rights app Los Angeles Times does feature on new OWA theme park coming to the gulf USA TODAY showcases Florence as one of the most picturesque small towns USA TODAY launches Readers’ Choice online voting for favorite […]

U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016

Montgomery, Ala – More than 657,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it first among state attractions that charge admission, state tourism officials said.  The Birmingham Zoo ranked second with 644,667 and the McWane Science Center in Birmingham was third with 388,551. Eight of the state’s Top 10 […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 31, 2017

Trivago lists 2 Alabama cities among its 17 Best Value Destinations for 2017 From the recent announcement of the “17 Best Value Destinations for 2017” by travel website trivago: Coming in at an impressive number two is Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery. With attractions such as the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl and the Montgomery Zoo, there […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 24, 2017

Governor Bentley announces appointments to the Alabama Tourism Department Advisory Board BBC broadcasts from USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park on inauguration day Video featuring Alabama barbecue restaurant receives more than 2 million views Alabama’s former first lady of Costa Rica to attend film premiere Alabama featured in Brand USA campaign in the United Kingdom Jesse […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 17, 2017

Southern Living showcases Alabama civil rights landmark President Obama signs proclamation creating Birmingham Civil Rights National Memorial Attendance figures deadline is today Dallas Morning News profiles Tuscaloosa Florence mayor proposes sportsplex behind Alabama Music Hall of Fame Mound museum in Florence opens this week Southern Makers festival moving from Montgomery to Birmingham Pepper Place launching […]

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 […]