Category Archives: Resources

Tourism Exchange

In August of 2023, ┬áthe Alabama Tourism Department announced we have joined with regional and national tourism organizations to allow Alabama tourism suppliers to place their inventory on the Tourism Exchange USA marketplace for distribution. Currently Alabama tourism businesses, attractions, outfitters and tour guides are working to place their product on Tourism Exchange USA. This […]

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2021 and 2022 Welcome Center Retreat dates and locations set

The Alabama Tourism Department proudly announces the Alabama Welcome Center Retreat Dates and Locations for 2021 and 2022. Selma will host Oct. 24-26, 2021, and Daphne/Fairhope/Eastern Shores will host Oct. 23-25, 2022. The Alabama Welcome Center Retreat allows the Alabama tourism industry the opportunity to showcase our communities to the devoted staff of the Alabama […]

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Tourism Industry Glossary

GLOSSARY OF INDUSTRY TERMS AAA – Formerly the American Automobile Association – Network of travel agencies that specialize in tour planning. Based in Orlando. ABA – American Bus Association. Bus owners’ membership organization. Affinity groups – Groups sharing a common interest. Pre-formed group. Airbnb– online marketplace and hospitality service, enabling people to lease or rent […]

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