Newsletters

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2, 2013

• Alabama Music Hall of Fame set to reopen Oct. 17 • New York Daily News gives Muscle Shoals 4 out of 5 star review • Swampers to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman • Muscle Shoals movie opens this month in United Kingdom • Capri Theatre brings the Muscle Shoals documentary to […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

• Barber Motorsports stars in new Xbox game commercial • U.S. Space & Rocket Center joins Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! • Big week at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center • Auburn University’s Samford Hall on Broadway • Auburn University’s Rural Studo’s $20,000 home featured in Time Magazine • Wheeler National Wildlife […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 18, 2013

• Top 10 barbecue restaurants in the U.S. • Lucy Buffett honored as one of Alabama’s Retailers of the Year • Montgomery chef named as a semifinalist in national food competition • Annual Blue Marlin Grand Championship shatters state records – twice • Trail of Tears 175th anniversary commemoration • Centennial birthday celebration for Jesse […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER September 10, 2013

• Gulf Shores, Orange Beach tourism soars during summer • An Alabama Road Trip prompts accolades from visitor • Exhibit highlighting Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic stay in Bessemer jail cell to open in January • Decatur named to Food and Wine’s list of 20 Best Barbecue Cities • Record revenue summer for Point Mallard […]

Alabama’s Best Rooms with a View

If you like looking out from your balcony and seeing a scenic view while spending the night, then check out the series of stories that AL.com published on their website in August of 2013.

All Male Elephant Herd First of Its Kind Exhibit at Birmingham, AL Zoo

The male elephant is enormous, intelligent, strong and sociable.  Male elephants are larger than their female counterparts. At most zoos, adult male elephants have been kept in solitary exhibits, where as in the wild they would leave the family unit around 15 years of age and associate in small groups of other males. Now visitors […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER September 4, 2013

• Second annual Alabama Restaurant Week a success • Birmingham among Fodor’s top 14 places in the world to visit this fall • The History Channel Magazine features the Birmingham Children’s March and Mobile Trip Giveaway • Muscle Shoals culture celebrated at Fifth Annual ‘Shindig’ • Legislature decrees winners in fiddle, banjo, other categories at […]

ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER AUGUST 27, 2013

• Dexter Avenue Baptist Church part of world-wide ‘Let Freedom Ring Celebration’ • Dutch journalist highlights Alabama on new Civil Rights website after visit to state • Alabama’s best rooms with a view: skydining over Muscle Shoals • Last chance to visit: Sequoyah Caverns closes Sept. 3 • Documentary with Elkmont ties wins Sidewalk award […]