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Tourism Tuesdays Oct. 1, 2019

ATD’s 2019 Fall tourism workshop scheduled The Lodge and Gulf State Park make memories Isbell wants Shoals fans to enjoy music festival in hometown UK Music Festival promotes Alabama trip to their fans Post Office Pies listed as one of the top pizzerias in the country Alabama’s Rattlesnake Saloon is a restaurant with a truly cavernous […]

Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism Award Winners 1998-2019

Tourism Hall of Fame 1998–Walter & Bessie Bellingrath, Robert S. Hardy, Bill Turnnell 1999–Dr. Bronner, Capt. Diffley, Frances Smiley 2000–Don Naman, Judy Ryals, Lee Sentell, 2001–Bill Armistead, Patti Culp, David Johnson 2002–Talmadge Butler, Pedro Mandoki, Danna Lee Tatum 2003—Odessa Woolfolk, Eva Golson, Ed Hall 2004—Ed Buckbee 2005—Walter E. Penry, Jr. 2006—Sara Redding 2007—Martin Darity, Frances […]

Tourism Tuesdays Sept. 24, 2019

Alabama tourism continues to support state economy Sorkin’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” will launch a national touring production in 2020 Alabama promotes tourism at Tennessee’s Pilgrimage Festival Post Office Pies listed as one of the top 30 pizzerias in the country Road trip just 2 hours west of Atlanta to this underground wonder Case Rock Cabin […]

Tourism Tuesdays Sept. 17, 2019

How to survive Alabama’s Gulf Coast with the kids First ever Brand USA Travel Week Europe showcase held Gulf State Park Lodge is a leader in environmentally friendly design Kayakers paddle through region on 650-mile race across Alabama Alabama, a vacation destination Biden attends Sixteenth Street Baptist Church memorial service National Park Service announces grants […]

Tourism Tuesdays Sept. 10, 2019

Swampers guitarist, engineer, producer, Jimmy Johnson dies at age 76 Birmingham Civil Rights Institute on MSN’s “ultimate U.S. bucket list” New historic trail honoring Tuskegee-area civil rights trailblazers The Alabama mountain town you need to visit this Fall Iconic I-65 farm survives and so will its floating Christmas trees Alabama Tourism Department’s 2019 Fall tourism workshop […]

Tourism Tuesdays Sept. 03, 2019

Book on Alabama’s path from territory to statehood to be released In memory of a songwriter’s songwriter and Muscle Shoals music icon Huntsville Botanical Garden announces new CEO GUMBO hosting tourism economic development summit Rosa Parks honored with a Barbie doll on Women’s Equality Day Alabama’s Ruffner Mountain focus of new book Murals wanted from […]

Tourism Tuesdays Aug. 27, 2019

Alabama Tourism wins national award for the sixth year Multimillion dollar whitewater park, outdoor center coming to downtown Montgomery James Beard Foundation honors Vintage Year for seafood sourcing Alabama Tourism Department awards 150 years of memories at Alabama’s oldest soda fountain U.S. Space and Rocket Center wows as workshop Civil rights film due this fall […]

Tourism Tuesdays Aug. 20, 2019

Alabama tourism industry grows 8.5 percent a year Labor Day celebrations across Alabama Why you should plan a trip to Billy Reid’s Shindig in Florence International paddle athletes buzz about new Alabama race Flora-Bama: Why the iconic Gulf Coast beach bar is worth putting on your bucket list JoAnne Bland brings history to life in […]