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ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 18, 2013

  Vacation Guide & Calendar will soon be available New book filled with Alabama road trips Tours of goat cheese creamery Belle Chevre ‘bringing the life back to Elkmont’ Study: the main topic of Facebook posts is traveling Singer Roseanne Cash gives props to Muscle Shoals area Hall of Fame attracting visitors again Hall earns […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 11, 2013

• Shoals again in Grammy spotlight • Governor’s Mansion final candlelight tour for 2013 • Rick Bragg book signing at Books-A-Million on Friday • Travel South International Showcase a Success • Report: Alabama’s creative industries make $8.7B • Award-winning entrepreneur Tasia Malakasis to give UAH commencement address • There is another ‘she’ in Bill Tunnell’s […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 3, 2013

• Beats Electronics backing Muscle Shoals upgrades • Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours • Hangout Festival injects $31 million into local economy • Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q sauce makes Food Network magazine’s ’50 States, 50 Food Gifts’ list • The Holy Ground 1813 Battle of Econochaca bicentennial • Alabama Tourism Department (ATD) upcoming events […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 25, 2013

Governor announces Year of Alabama Parks Alabama Music Hall of Fame banquet will be in Shoals for first time Alabama’s Bellingrath Gardens beats North Pole for #1 place to see Christmas lights Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours Grand Hotel, Battle House bring home Historic Hotels of America honors New trails to open by mid-December […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 13, 2013

Alabama State Parks Celebrate 75 Years of Service in 2014 Bob Baumhower teams with Alabama State Parks on shrimp and BBQ cookouts across the state New season of CMT show filmed in Alabama premiers Friday F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre, and Montgomery in 2013 John Dersham given STS award Conservation with Lucy “Lulu” Buffett in […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 6, 2013

Alabama Road Trips book released Social Media Tourism Symposium in Huntsville Nov. 6-8 Beach chamber unveils new name, brand: Coastal Alabama Business Chamber Alabama’s Black Belt expected to get tourism boost from conference Lawrence County’s signature spring event comes to an end State Parks honor veterans with weekend of free admission Montevallo gets new bed […]

Social Media Tourism Symposium (#SoMeT13US) arrives in Huntsville Nov 6-8 Leaders encourage community to welcome attendees using the hashtag #SoMeT13US

(Huntsville, AL) – The conference that the Madison County community voted to bring to the Rocket City last spring, the Social Media Tourism Symposium, begins Wednesday, November 6 and lasts through Friday, November 8. Huntsville received close to 30,000 votes during the competition among 12 other cities across the United States to win the right […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 30, 2013

UK Alabama Tourism office promotes London premier of Muscle Shoals documentary London Telegraph does feature on music industry in Muscle Shoals The Rolling Stones highlight documentary on their website Bentley announces funding to promote tourism in west Alabama Bicentennial Executive Director Position Grand Hotel nabs two prestigious Condé Nast Traveler rankings Mobile area historic hotels […]