Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Four-Star Strategies

As travelers continue to become savvier, the luxury hotel industry is continually working to please their discerning tastes. Alabama is home to...

Spotlight on Limestone, Morgan and Lawrence Counties

Limestone, Morgan and Lawrence counties in north Alabama are blessed with an abundance of natural resources and beauty, along with a quality of life...

Out of the Ordinary

A WILD RIDE David Turner | President, BancorpSouth, Mobile | River Rafting David Turner can’t remember camping out a single...

Main Street Revisited

In the late 1980s, downtown Gadsden was a virtual ghost town. With a 60 percent occupancy rate, it was named by...

A Toast to Progress

Jules Berta gazes over his vineyards, the vines naked of fruit but lined up in deliberate rows like soldiers waiting for the...

Spotlight on Mobile County

Mobile County, located in the southwest corner of Alabama, is the state’s second most populous county. It has the state’s only...

Concepts in Eats and Enterprise

It’s been almost five years since Chef James Boyce first stood in the 1821 brick building in Huntsville that is now Cotton Row....

Up and Comers: Southern Charm

Kent Blackinton’s success as general manager of Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza is built upon the opinion of others, namely that of his guests...

Resort Evolution

Six years ago, for-sale signs on Dauphin Island were as common as snowflakes, and the idea of purchasing a lot for development...

Luring Conventions to the Magic City

“If you build it, they will come…” It was a refrain that echoed in star Kevin Costner’s thoughts during his role as a...

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