Alabama Tourism Department News May 7, 2014

Montgomery named Best Historic City Alabama Scenic River Trail announces Tallapoosa River expansion USA TODAY: Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q celebrates the South Chicago Tribune: Alabama musical trail perfect for drifting cowboys Mobile Bay featured in tourism fiction contest ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ enters digital age Dauphin Island is on 10Best / USA TODAY Readers’ Choice […]

Alabama Tourism Department News April 29, 2014

Alabama Tourism Department Annual Report Guinness says “world’s largest motorcycle museum” Alabama State Parks mobile app now available ConventionSouth Magazine picks ‘elite’ meeting spots Ten historic ballparks where you can still catch a game Tours of iconic Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Sheffield draw 1,400 visitors Alabama Music Hall of Fame induction banquet makes $80,000 […]

Alabama Tourism Department News April 22, 2014

USA TODAY: Jim ‘N Nick’s #1 and Moe’s #9 on list of best BBQ chains Art of Alabama Food exhibit hits the road for New Orleans Trails are important to tourism and Alabama is listening Red Mountain Park featured by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy USA TODAY: Alabama’s Blue Spring Loop named one of nation’s top trails Vote […]

Make a difference by donating to the AGCT Silent Auction to benefit Alabama’s Tourism & Hospitality Industry Scholarship Fund

The Silent Auction held during the Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism benefits the Alabama Tourism & Hospitality Industry Scholarship Fund.  The AGCT Silent Auction has risen over $202,000 over the past 20 years.  Scholarships are awarded annually to students currently working toward degrees in the field of hospitality, tourism, hotel, culinary or food service management. […]

Alabama Welcome Centers Tourism Day Celebration Calendar

The Alabama Welcome Centers have set their Tourism Day Celebration Calendar.  They welcome Alabama’s tourism industry partners to participate in their salute to the visitors traveling in our state.  Tourism Industry Partners may set up an exhibit/table in the centers during the celebration day to promote their attraction/restaurant/hotel/destination. Food products, trinkets and brochures are distributed […]

Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism, July 19-22, Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center

Join tourism professionals from around the State of Alabama for the Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism, July 19-22, Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center. Educational sessions, tourism vendors trade show, silent auction, tourism industry updates, legislative update session and networking opportunities will be offered over the 2.5 day conference. Networking opportunities with tourism […]

Alabama Tourism Department News April 15, 2014

Alabama BBQ Bracket 2014: Little roadside joint knocks off the big boys Meet the Florence folks whose ribs smoked the competition “Muscle Shoals” makes debut on PBS and APT names 10 best places to see amazing quilts ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ other Alabama-set books draw tourists to state New audio walking tour of Monroeville’s […]

Alabama Tourism Department News April 2, 2014

Nominations again being accepted for National Geographic project Washington Post reports Alabama’s April Walking Tours program returns Tour Muscle Shoals Sound Studios before renovation John Dersham selected the Times-Journal’s Citizen of Influence for 2014 AMLA launches new mobile app and responsive design website Montgomery plans 50th anniversary of completion of voting rights march Montgomery nominated […]