Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Alabama’s Largest Meeting Facilities 2022

A listing of meeting facilities, ranked by total square footage of meeting space. Source: Business Alabama surveys and facility websites.

Ecotourism holds promise for Alabama’s coastal region

Most visitors flock to the beach and don't know what they're missing nearby. Coastal Alabama Partnership hopes to change that.

Podcast: Lee Sentell on Alabama tourism and embracing the state’s civil rights history

Longtime Alabama Tourism Director Lee Sentell talks about the state embracing its civil rights history and his new book focusing on it.

The Park at Owa expands with $70 million water park

Construction is currently underway on the new indoor water park and wave pool, which are expected to open in May.

Huntsville’s Propst Arena unveils $4 million renovation

The Von Braun Center has unveiled $4 million in backstage renovations in the venue’s Propst Arena. The expansion began in December 2020 and was completed...

Newly renovated Legacy Arena celebrates reopening

Birmingham’s Legacy Arena, part of the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, celebrated a major renovation today at the site.

Pecan therapy for Thanksgiving flight woes

Pecan growers from 15 states, including Alabama, have partnered to provide a quick snack for travelers whose plans are disrupted. In addition, it is...

Milo’s man: As the hamburger chain turns 75, it’s being led by a longtime...

Longtime Milo's fan Tom Dekle is now running the company.

Grants will enhance outdoor recreation in Alabama

Fourteen Alabama trail projects will receive $2.2 million in grants from the federal Recreational Trails Program. “With a varied landscape and geological features, Alabama is...

U.S. Civil Rights Trail book launched in Birmingham

The people and places of the Civil Rights Movement have long been honored for their courage. The U.S. Civil Rights Trail has grown up...

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