Category Archives: News

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More