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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 June 11, 2019

Two powerful sites challenge Larry Wheeler to contemplate our Southern history Alabama Tourism leaders find welcoming audience at IPW show in Anaheim, California CBS covers Monroeville version of “Mockingbird” play Enterprise earns ‘unbollweevible’ honor SuperChef sets for ‘Today’ show appearance The Alabama barbecue road trip you must take this summer Backers aim to connect communities […]

Tourism Tuesdays June 4, 2019

Alabama’s newest museum is about more than bugs 48 Hours in the Shoals, Alabama’s unassuming treasure Parks and Keller to get statues at Alabama Capitol Celebrating America every day in the heart of Alabama Tuscaloosa to take advantage of bicentennial celebration for tourism Shoals-themed GunRunner Hotel provides unique retreat Dreamland BBQ founder ‘Big Daddy’ Bishop […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 28, 2019

Revitalizing Montgomery as it embraces its past Nominations for the 2019 Tourism Awards by May 30 Welcome Center greeting tourism partners on May 30 Last American slave ship is discovered in Alabama Legends in Concert brings the superstars to Coastal Alabama at new OWA Theater 2019 Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism “Partner Pointer” for the […]