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Tourism Tuesdays February 17, 2015

Huffington Post (UK) profiles Selma 50th Anniversary Selma to Montgomery Ride will commemorate the historic march Focus on Alabama as Aussie agents preview a great film After spending $25,000, Mobile Airport Authority learns Outlook show hosted by Ben Kingsley doesn’t exist Paula Deen’s magazine names Auburn’s Chicken Salad Chick one of the 10 best in […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 10, 2015

Tourism Department promotes discounted Southern Living ad rate Attendance up at three overseas consumer travel shows Selma has strong ticket sales in UK Selma and the rise of Alabama tourism Civil rights lawyer Fred Gray honored with historic marker in Montgomery After Harper Lee novel surfaces, plots arise Hank Williams wins Grammy Grammy song inspired by […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 3, 2015

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s number one tourism attraction Movie ‘Selma’ sparks interest in historic Alabama city Selma makes impact in London Selma filmed on location in Alabama and Georgia Shoals tourism officials promote local recording sessions Honeywell presents Deborah Barnhart, CEO, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Hometown Heroes Award Second novel by Harper Lee […]

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction

More than 625,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it number one among state attractions that charge admission, followed by the Birmingham Zoo at second with 574,581 and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at third with 568,427 state tourism officials say. Six of the state’s Top Ten […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 27, 2015

Alabama Tourism Dept. prepares for Selma to Montgomery anniversary tourists Alabama’s RTJ Golf Trail top ranked in guest satisfaction Point Clear Cottages earns spot on TripAdvisor‘s Top 25 listing of best B&Bs in U.S. 100 Alabama-based ‘Southern Makers’ worth supporting in 2015 Birmingham chosen as site for 2021 World Games Meet the Smithsonian at the […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 20, 2015

State tourism department hires Debbie Wilson Alabama Tourism promotion at Selma opening in London Attendance figures deadline is Friday National Geographic brings films to Huntsville The Boston Globe features Mobile’s Mardi Gras Mobile’s historic Battle House a ‘Top 500’ hotel for 2015 Baumhower to transform former Bienville Club into upscale Dauphin’s restaurant Visit America’s Abbey […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 13, 2015

Newly released Selma wins Golden Globes’ Best Original Song award State tourism leaders counting on Selma movie to change perceptions Selma is a powerful, important and engaging movie Alabama officials give reviews of movie Selma Group ensures Battle of Selma not forgotten Attendance figures needed from state attractions and events New York Post features a […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 6, 2015

Alabama Tourism Department names Top 10 events for 2015 Gov. Bentley to attend preview screening of Selma The biggest Oscar races, up for grabs Why Oprah was convinced to make Selma The New York Times reports film shows a Selma some would rather not revisit Selma movie to screen for free at historic Selma theater […]