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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 October 25, 2016

Alabama tourism outpaces state economy Governor’s Conference on Tourism raises more than $30,000 for scholarships Alabama’s ‘iconic’ beachfront in Gulf Shores begins $15 million facelift Historical marker honoring attorney Fred Gray unveiled in Tuskegee  Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church invites public to attend services  Birmingham getting closer to national park designation for Civil Rights […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 18, 2016

Alabama Music Hall of Fame puts spotlight on star players. Travel South International Showcase deadlines Campaign with UK tea company a success Italian tour company plans motorcycle tour through Alabama Support Alabama State Parks USA TODAY features 10 mysterious and marvelous places to explore – including one in Alabama Haunted Tuscaloosa Tours highlight spooky sites […]

Tourism Tuesdays October 11, 2016

Railroad Park to debut a winter ice skating rink Anniston’s Hotel Finial welcomes with mix of old and new Forever Wild Trails Grand Opening: a day of gratitude Alabama pilot remembers flying the ‘faster than a bullet’ SR-71 Blackbird Birmingham’s new downtown bus, Amtrak station to open soon Kona Grill to launch first Alabama restaurant […]