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Burbank leaving Alabama Tourism Department

After eight years, Scott Burbank is leaving his position as the Chief Financial Officer with the Alabama Tourism Department to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Office of Program Integrity with the Alabama Department of Public Health. “It is difficult to overestimate the impact Scott has had on this department,” Tourism Director […]

Kayak Bass Fishing to launch new headquarters at Ditto Landing

Huntsville to host the KBF National Championship three times in next 10 years   HUNTSVILLE, AL – One of the fastest growing sports in the country is partnering with one of the fastest growing cities as Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) announced the creation of a headquarters facility at Ditto Landing that will serve as a […]

Alabama Tourism Department to hold welcome center career fair

Are you or someone you know looking for a new career? Do you love talking about Sweet Home Alabama? You could be the perfect fit to join the team of dedicated tourism professionals to represent the great state of Alabama. The Alabama Tourism Department is hosting a career fair to find enthusiastic and friendly individuals […]

Alabama’s tourism industry revenue sets all-time record in 2021 

  Alabama’s tourism industry revenue sets all-time record in 2021    Gov. Kay Ivey announced today that recent tourists spending has surpassed pre-pandemic levels, and rose to a record of almost $20 billion in fiscal year 2021. The revenue exceeded the previous record year of $16.7 billion by some 17 percent. Officials referenced the Alabama Tourism […]