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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 30, 2019

2019 Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism Alabama Restaurant Week 2019 Alabama moves to protect the Clotilda Africatown International Design Idea Competition to help tell Clotilda’s story 10 Things to do in Alabama Sweet Home Alabama: discovering Alabama’s music scene What’s American Village up to in the summer? 50th Anniversary of moon landing reaches China All music […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 23, 2019

The table is being set for Alabama Restaurant Week 2019 Op-Ed: The Clotilda is the only American slave ship ever found. It needs to be preserved. Director says tourism can flourish around Lake Martin Family travel guide to Gulf Shores Rocking on with Brittany Howard The Park at OWA continues to thrive with new planned dark […]

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 […]