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Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism Award Winners 1998-2018

Tourism Hall of Fame 1998–Walter & Bessie Bellingrath, Robert S. Hardy, Bill Turnnell 1999–Dr. Bronner, Capt. Diffley, Frances Smiley 2000–Don Naman, Judy Ryals, Lee Sentell, 2001–Bill Armistead, Patti Culp, David Johnson 2002–Talmadge Butler, Pedro Mandoki, Danna Lee Tatum 2003—Odessa Woolfolk, Eva Golson, Ed Hall 2004—Ed Buckbee 2005—Walter E. Penry, Jr. 2006—Sara Redding 2007—Martin Darity, Frances […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 16, 2019

Huntsville sets Apollo 11 anniversary events Fly me to the Moon Discovering Alabama Wins 2019 EMMY Award Fly me to the Moon Vote for the Grand Hotel as one of the best New children’s book highlights charms of Eufaula Residence Inn by Marriott opens in Decatur Gulf Coast rail advocates detail Amtrak return plan 2019 Alabama […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 9, 2019

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center achieves coveted rating Mardi Gras flag wins Mobile County Commission approval Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing with special food & drinks Chesney, Buffett, Nelson and McAnally join Caroline Jones on ‘Gulf Coast Girl’ Downtown tour company launches trolley service 10 of the best […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 2, 2019

Alabama celebrates July 4 with a bicentennial television special and events across the state Alabama’s six constitutions make historic trip to free in-state showing Birmingham celebrates the 65th anniversary of the A.G. Gaston Motel Alabama State Parks commemorating the state’s bicentennial with free park admission July 19 Barrick wins the American Public Gardens Association’s Service […]