For the fifth consecutive year, Birmingham Botanical Gardens has won a Platinum Hermes Creative Award. The 2011 Annual Report won the Platinum award; The Gardens also took home Gold Awards for the 2012 Antiques at The Gardens Show Catalog, Antiques at The Gardens Marketing Materials and the Board of Directors Orientation Manual. Over the last [...]
Mark your calendars for the Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Aug. 17-20, at the Westin Hotel in Huntsville. Nominations for the Tourism Awards are now open. Please use this link to nominate a tourism professional: http://tourism.alabama.gov/forms/tourism-award-nominations/. The last day for nominations is June 21. For information and registration, go to: www.algovernorsconference.com
In 1979, the city of Tuscumbia launched an annual event as a tribute to one of its heroic natives, and thirty-five years later, the celebration has grown to be a five day festival attracting thousands of visitors from across the country. In honor of the life of Helen Keller and her remarkable achievements to overcome [...]
The Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council named the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, the home of Alabama’s Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium (MESC), as the RESTORE (Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourism Opportunities and Revived Economy) Research Center of Excellence for the state of Alabama. The designation was awarded by unanimous vote on Friday, May 10, 2013, during [...]
In case you missed the Your Town Alabama video put out several years ago, here it is, now on YouTube!
What a great graduating class for 2013! Looking forward to all the great things you’ll do!
On May 4, the new “Coretta Scott King Rose: An American Symbol of Peace and Love” was planted at several locations in Montgomery, the city where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King lived when he began his leadership of the American Civil Rights Movement. Locations in Montgomery will include the Dexter [...]
Celebration time at all Welcome Centers is: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm May 2 – Sumter Welcome Center May 3 – Dekalb Welcome Center – Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourism Association May 9 – Cleburne Welcome Center TBA – Lanett Welcome Center May 10 – Ardmore Welcome Center – Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourism Association May 10 [...]