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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 9, 2018

Birmingham named to Zagat’s list of the 30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America Cast of ASF play gets tour of historic Tuskegee site Samantha Brown Hosts New PBS Travel Series ‘Places to Love’ A Kiwi in Alabama Part 2 – Selma Rolling Stones keyboardist to perform at Alabama Music Hall of Fame Induction Banquet […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 2, 2018

OWA named 2018 Attraction of the Year Rick Hall, Muscle Shoals music pioneer and founder of FAME Studios, has died Travel South receives award The 31 most beautiful places in Alabama Sport tourism: $5.47 million economic impact Alabama chef wins Food Network’s ‘Iron Chef Showdown’ Red Marlow finishes 4th on ‘The Voice’ finale Alabama’s generous […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 19, 2017

Threats of boycott become positive press: How Alabama’s Senate election swung state tourism A Kiwi in Alabama Part 1 – Orange Beach USA TODAY features Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q as one of ’50 gifts of taste’ Governor announces Alabama Bicentennial Schools initiative Governor’s Mansion Candlelight Tours draw more than 2,000 visitors Partner Pointer for the […]