Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nominations Again Being Accepted for National Geographic Project; How to Nominate

On March 25, 2014, the Alabama Tourism Department and National Geographic unveiled a new four-state project; U.S. Gulf Coast States Geotourism.  Some 341 Alabama sites nominated by 121 Alabamians were part of the website on the initial launch.  They joined similar sites from Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida in the four-state coloration with National Geographic. Geotourism […]

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Alabama Tourism Department News March 26, 2014

National Geographic and Alabama Tourism collaborate on Geotourism project Alabama parks drive $375M into state economy Alabama State Parks to host second event as part of Baumhower’s ShrimpFest and BBQ Series at Gulf State Park pavilion U.S. Space & Rocket Center seeks a shuttle training aircraft ‘Happy’ song gets ahold of Birmingham in new viral […]

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Alabama Tourism Department Newsletter March 20, 2014

Alabama Barbecue Bracket 2014: State’s BBQ joints compete for best pork, chicken, ribs and sauce U.S. Gulf Coast States Geotourism Workshop with National Geographic New Civil Heritage Trail debuts in downtown Montgomery Lee Sentell’s joke earns a headline Go for the food: Seafood Row on Alabama Gulf Coast Southern Hospitality Traveler magazine features state tourism’s Birmingham Road […]

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