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TOURISM TUESDAYS October 7, 2014

·      Tourism contest winners get road trips across Alabama ·      Baumhower’s ShrimpFest and BBQ event returns to Oak Mountain for finale ·      Alabama Tourism Workshop a big success ·      Canadian Traveller posts Alabama information ·      Upcoming Decatur archery tournament to host U.S. Olympians ·      Board overseeing Birmingham baseball museum officially takes over project ·      Travel […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS September 23, 2014

State gardens to form trail BBC film crew blown away by Cheaha State Park’s beauty US Gulf State GeoTourism project films in Alabama Food Network puts spotlight on Mobile Sunday in ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ Alabama Journey Proud on APT David Hood, the Swampers bassist, talks ‘Muscle Shoals’ film Head of the International Travel […]

TOURISM TUESDAYS September 16, 2014

President Obama awards National Medal of the Arts to Scottsboro composer John Kander Four of nation’s top events named by the ABA are in Alabama Muscle Shoals legends to support Percy Sledge benefit Florence/Lauderdale makes ConventionSouth Magazine 2015 list of “South’s Top 10 Music Cities for Meetings & Events” Site selection experts rank Alabama fourth-best […]

Tourism Tuesdays September 9, 2014

UK Titan Tours blogs about Alabama Tuscaloosa makes the list for the best cities for work-life balance Gees Bend quilters attract international tour Seventeen million Brazilians to see Alabama photos State Parks expand dog-friendly accommodations Inaugural 9/11 Honor Walk coming to Space & Rocket Center Alabama Tourism Department (ATD) upcoming events ________________________________________________ UK Titan Tours blogs […]

Tourism Tuesdays September 2, 2014

Labor Day weekend bookings strong along Alabama Gulf Coast Muscle Shoals music tours visit recording studio of Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett and Etta James Helicopter that served disaster and combat missions for 50 years is on display at U.S. Space & Rocket Center Big Spring Crush, new wine festival, coming to downtown Huntsville this fall […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 19, 2014

64 North Alabama attractions featured in food campaign A behind-the-scenes look at the Harper’s Bazaar fashion shoot at Huntsville’s Space & Rocket Center Billy Reid launches second tee line for Alabama Gulf Seafood Southern Coaches – IMG’s 2014 Operator of the Year Kenny Chesney explains why he chose the Flora-Bama for his only 2014 concert […]

Tourism Tuesdays August 12, 2014

PGA Tour event coming to Opelika course in 2015 Alabama Restaurant Week begins Friday Great Britain’s National Rail and Alabama Tourism team up Tuskegee Airmen honored amid thundering ovations Top Marriott and Renaissance spas found in Alabama Birmingham tops list of ‘most exciting cities in Alabama’ Gadsden’s Back Forty ranked one of Best Local Breweries […]

Alabama Tourism Department News August 5, 2014

Biloxi WLOX 13: Can we learn from Alabama’s tourism success? Alabama Restaurant Week sign-up period ends  “Fried Green Tomatoes” screening at Capri Theatre to benefit Alabama Governor’s Mansion Battle of Mobile Bay postage stamp dedicated, unveiled Heiko Einfeld steps in to permanently lead the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Discover history, art and icons of […]