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2015 Welcome Center Educational Retreat Request for Proposal

Request For Proposal Alabama Tourism Department Alabama Welcome Center Retreat Key Contact Person: Jo Jo Terry, jojo.terry@tourism.alabama.gov Preferred Method of Communication:  Email Repeat for additional contacts as necessary Event Profile     Event Start Date: November 8, 12Noon Event End Date:  November 10, 12Noon Expected Total Event Attendance: 75  Requirements for Tradeshow: Day & Date Exhibit Hall […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 17, 2015

Huffington Post (UK) profiles Selma 50th Anniversary Selma to Montgomery Ride will commemorate the historic march Focus on Alabama as Aussie agents preview a great film After spending $25,000, Mobile Airport Authority learns Outlook show hosted by Ben Kingsley doesn’t exist Paula Deen’s magazine names Auburn’s Chicken Salad Chick one of the 10 best in […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 10, 2015

Tourism Department promotes discounted Southern Living ad rate Attendance up at three overseas consumer travel shows Selma has strong ticket sales in UK Selma and the rise of Alabama tourism Civil rights lawyer Fred Gray honored with historic marker in Montgomery After Harper Lee novel surfaces, plots arise Hank Williams wins Grammy Grammy song inspired by […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 3, 2015

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s number one tourism attraction Movie ‘Selma’ sparks interest in historic Alabama city Selma makes impact in London Selma filmed on location in Alabama and Georgia Shoals tourism officials promote local recording sessions Honeywell presents Deborah Barnhart, CEO, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Hometown Heroes Award Second novel by Harper Lee […]