Press Releases

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 […]

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Welcome Centers host tourism partners during month of May 2022

        The Alabama Tourism Department-Welcome Center Program will be welcoming guests throughout the state to increase the awareness of the economic, social and cultural impact that tourism has on the local, regional and state-wide communities. We invite our tourism partners to participate at each Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (central standard time) by bringing special promotions, […]

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Scores of free walking tours offered across Alabama on Saturdays in April

(Montgomery, Alabama) Community leaders from 25 towns and cities that stretch from Florence to Enterprise and Fairhope to Bridgeport will guide residents and visitors on walking tours through historic neighborhoods on the five Saturday mornings in April, the Alabama Tourism Department announced today. Tour coordinator Pam Smith said each of the 125 tours will begin […]

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