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U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction Montgomery, Ala – More than 658,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it number one among state attractions that charge admission, followed by the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at second with 580,221 and the Birmingham Zoo […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 8, 2016

Governor awards $1.6 million in grants for trail improvements in Alabama Amusement park ‘more upscale than Six Flags’ set for Alabama coast Roller coaster rivaling longest in the U.S. anchoring coastal Alabama amusement park Alabama’s music heritage runs deep Big Bob Gibson’s Chris Lilly inducted into barbecue hall of fame Alabama steakhouse named one of […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 1, 2016

Automotive editor for The Sun drives from Alabama to Texas in a rented Hellcat and writes about the trip, 2.2 million read The next national monuments? Obama administration officials visit iconic civil rights sites in Alabama The Rise of Civil Rights Tourism in America’s Deep South Why did Bob Dylan pay a visit to Birmingham’s […]

Welcome Center Retreat 2016

For Vendor information contact Patti Culp at the Alabama Travel Council. Join us in Birmingham! Patti A. Culp, CAE Executive Director Alabama Travel Council PO Box 210729 Montgomery, AL 36121-0729 334-271-0050 334-279-7798 Fax patticulp.atc@gmail.com Tentative Agenda 2016 Alabama Tourism Department’s Welcome Center Retreat November 13-15 Sheraton/BJCC Complex Birmingham, Alabama Sunday, November 13 1:00 – 5:00 […]