Monthly Archives: January 2013

What Alabama Welcome Centers Can Do For You

As the first points of contact with more than six million visitors each year, our eight Alabama Welcome centers greet travelers with true Southern hospitality. Our Mission – The mission of the Alabama Welcome Center is to achieve a positive impression of Alabama by assisting and informing the traveling public in a knowledgeable and courteous […]

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Alabama Tourism plans BBQ competitions and restaurant week for 2013

MONTGOMERY – Alabama barbecue fans will vote for their favorite restaurants and experts will name the best barbecue sauce in 2013, tourism officials said, in announcing an expanded Year of Alabama Food campaign. A comprehensive list of barbecue restaurants, including 30 that have been in operation for a half century, will be posted online to […]

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Alabama Tourism Names Top 10 Events for 2013

Montgomery, Ala.— The Alabama Tourism Department today released its top 10 events for 2013. The list includes events in Mobile, the Shoals, Birmingham, Huntsville, Wetumpka, Gulf Shores and Tensaw. The top 10 events are Mardi Gras in Mobile, the W.C. Handy Music Festival in the Shoals, the statewide Alabama Restaurant Week, the 200th Anniversary of […]

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