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Tourism Tuesdays December 30, 2014

Variety film review: Selma Selma featured in The New Yorker Selma Selma: Movie review London Telegraph review of Selma Alabama industry spent billions to make state’s air cleaner than ever, EPA wants more USA TODAY explains the meaning behind ‘We Want Bama’ Inside the wacky, wonderful world of Alabama’s George Barber Battleship Memorial Park celebrates […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 23, 2014

Hank Williams Museum calendar one-of-a-kind item Donations fuel state parks’ legacy Major triathlon coming to Oak Mountain State Park Nearshore diving reef, ‘Poseidon’s Playground,’ becomes reality off Alabama coast Bob Baumhower to open upscale restaurant in old Bienville Club spot Alabama Tourism Department (ATD) upcoming events ________________________________________________ Hank Williams Museum calendar one-of-a-kind item By Alvin […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 16, 2014

Vacation Guide & Calendar will soon be available ‘Selma’ movie receives four award nominations Selma history organization unveils third in series of historic markers Rocket City Marathon winner loved new course Baumhower’s Restaurants launch new menu featuring Alabama products Wesley True to leave popular Cloverdale restaurant Alabama State Council on the Arts awards grants to […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 9, 2014

Thirty-one Alabama tourism representatives attend Travel South International Delta Sky magazine features The Barbecue List: Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q With her MLK drama Selma, Ava DuVernay is directing history For the Met Museum, a major gift of works by African-American artists from the South Scenes from Scottsboro: more to offer than Scottsboro Boys, Unclaimed Baggage Marking […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 2, 2014

Tourism bonanza expected from Selma-to-Montgomery March’s 50th anniversary Construction begins on City of St. Jude’s CAMPSITE 4 project Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours Alabama Tourism at Travel South International Showcase Alabama Supreme Court rules against Dothan gambling hall The Rolling Stones get place in Alabama history The Village People to perform at MoonPie Over […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 18, 2014

Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours Alabama Barbecue book: Road trips to more than 75 restaurants in 52 cities Marker to recall ’69 Rolling Stones session in Shoals Jason Isbell to share ‘Art of Songwriting’ at Alabama Music Hall of Fame Birmingham’s Saw’s Soul Kitchen makes GQ’s list ’50 Things to Eat Right Now’ Selma […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 28, 2014

Alabama’s tourism industry receives a record four Southern Tourism awards Alabama getting head start on plans for bicentennial celebration Lee Sentell meets Dalai Lama in Birmingham International markets with 80%+ leisure travel to USA targeted by Alabama Tourism New trail grants to help Anniston move forward in becoming cycling hub Local officials, governor break ground […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS, October 21, 2014

 Alabama Bicentennial Commission names committees  Bicentennial Commission unveils logo for “Alabama 200”  ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ voted Greatest Song Ever Written about Alabama  Barber Motorsports Park adds new track and skidpad What a difference a year makes for the Alabama Music Hall of Fame TripAdvisor awards Certificate of Excellence to nine Alabama state parks $70 million […]