Group & International Travel

Group Travel Contacts

Grey Brennan

Deputy Director

(334) 242-4459

Courtney Austin

Marketing Administrative Assistant

(334) 242-4674

Jade Moye

Executive Assistant to Deputy Director


Jamie Martin

Staff Photographer


Rosemary Judkins

Group Travel Manager

(334) 242-4493

Shawna Faniel

Domestic Group Sales


Group Travel Resources

Five day U.S. Civil Rights Itinerary – Circle tour of top sites

To force change in the United States of America, many took to the streets in the 1960s in deliberate, non-violent confrontations to demand social justice. Montgomery, Birmingham and Selma, among others, were anvils on which civil rights victories were hammered.

Historic events transformed ordinary citizens like Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Fred Shuttlesworth, Fred Gray and others into legends.  Churches were protests were planned are today recognized.

This circle tour takes you on a journey where thousands risked their lives to reshape America. Their bravery and courage inspired the world.

Download this 5 day circle itinerary that starts and ends in Atlanta and includes Anniston, Birmingham, Selma Montgomery and Tuskegee.


Alabama Tourism Photo Library

The Alabama Tourism Department has numerous photographs available for use by tour operators in order to help promote tours to the State of Alabama. To review many of these images, you may view the Library.

Complete a simple form to receive access to download materials within our digital asset management system. A confirmation email will be sent to you along with information about the download process. If you have any questions regarding these marketing assets, how and where use them or other requests, please contact our photo editor.

Request Access to Photo Library

List of guides, transportation companies and other services in Alabama

To help contact tour companies with the resources they need, the Alabama Tourism Department has a searchable database of guides and transportation companies.

Click here and search by city and type of service needed; such as tour guide, tour operator, receptive operator, charter company or motorcoach company.  All information, including classification of type of company is provided by the entity.

To view all of a type in Alabama, leave the city box blank

Education Destinations

The Alabama Tourism Department has gathered a list of important adult and student educational destinations for SYTA and other group tour companies.

From U.S. Civil Rights, STEAM, and environmental programs at our beach. What happen in Alabama changed the world and continues to do so today.


For more information, contact Rosemary Judkins, Group Tour Manager, Alabama Tourism Department,

Alabama’s Best Rooms with a View

If you like looking out  from your balcony and seeing a scenic view while spending the night, then check out the series of stories that published on their website in August of 2013.

Alabama’s Best Rooms With a View: Nautical and nice in Point Clear

Alabama’s Best Rooms With a View: Lake Martin and leopard spots

Alabama’s Best Rooms With a View: Go jump in a lake, Guntersville that is

Alabama’s best Rooms With a View; Top o’ the mountain in Mentone

Group Travel News

Alabama’s UK representative forms his own company

  Andy Facer, who has served as Alabama’s main contact for tour operators in the U.K. & Ireland markets since 2017 has formed his own company with Alabama as his first account. Facer previously worked for Global Travel Marketing, a firm headed by Venessa Alexander, who’s decision to pursue other interest was advanced when Covid […]

Social Justice and Civil Rights Tours that make a difference

The tragedies and triumphs that took place in Alabama during the 1950s and 1960s awakened an entire nation and the world to the reality of racial injustice. Now, tour companies in the U.S. and around the world can offer tours in which your clients will experience the legacy of those who changed history while they […]

Education Product –Environment & Sustainability / STEM, STEAM – Jean-Michel Couteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Ambassadors of the Environment at Gulf Coast is a multi-day educational experience developed in partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society and the Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability.  This program is located at the Learning Campus at Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama.   While visiting the Ambassadors program, students are guided through […]