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U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2018

Montgomery, Ala – More than 849,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it first among state attractions that charge admission, state tourism officials said. The Birmingham Zoo ranked second with 543,090 and the Huntsville Botanical Garden was third with 353,841. Barber Vintage Motorsports Park in Birmingham placed fourth […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 22, 2019

U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2018 The reinvention of Birmingham The new national memorial you must see in Montgomery EJI memorial named to U.S. Civil Rights Trail 48 hours in Mobile: the birthplace of Mardi Gras Bust of Dr. King unveiled at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 15, 2019

Three Alabama spas named among the 100 Best in North America British Airways to add flights with higher capacity planes from London to Nashville Huntsville named one of the ‘52 Places to Go in 2019’ by the New York Times Alabama Airbnb hosts earned $31 million in 2018 amid continued hotel growth AMLA announces new North […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 8, 2019

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ becomes highest-grossing American play in broadway history You can now visit the six locations where Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Zero’ was shot in Alabama Rough Guides names Alabama one of the top 19 places to explore for 2019 Attendance Figures needed from state attractions and events Alabama works with Travel South USA […]

2019 Legislative Tourism Bash Sponsorship/Ticket/Invite Information

Make plans to join hospitality and tourism professionals from around the state to host our lawmakers at one of the best attended receptions during the legislative year. The Tourism Bash helps inform our elected officials about the economic impact of the Alabama Tourism Industry. The event offers an opportunity to visit face to face with […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 4, 2018

Candlelight Tours continue at Governor’s Mansion for next two Monday nights Alabama success stories: Tourism in Alabama Alabama to be featured in American Airlines magazine International travel agents descend on Alabama Outdoor adventures, music, restaurants, museums, fun all meet in Mobile, Alabama Alabama chef gets shot at ‘Top Chef’ title “Partner Pointer” for the tourism […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 27, 2018

Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours on Monday nights in December Alabama Music Hall Of Fame has new director Politics, civil rights boost Alabama tourism Surging interest in Black History gives a lift to museums, tourism New video “Spirit Song” focuses on destinations with Native American ties “Partner Pointer” for the tourism industry website  _______________________________________________ […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 20, 2018

Governor’s Mansion open for candlelight tours on Monday nights in December Mobile’s Exploreum Science Center has new Executive Director Forbes: Get your steps in on Montgomery’s Civil Rights Trail Science, History, & Arts intersect in Huntsville, Alabama Alabama amusement park & water park to add additions in 2019 AMHOF director’s search is down to 2 […]