Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Birmingham Zoo Needs Help

The Birmingham Zoo is like a lot of tourism entities — it is hemorrhaging money. The zoo, a non-profit organization, is home to approximately...

GoFundMe Backs Workers at OvenBird and Hot & Hot

In one week, a GoFundMe campaign by the owners of the companion Birmingham restaurants OvenBird and Hot and Hot Fish Club has raised more...

Crisis Damage to Tourism — 10 Percent of the Ala. Economy

The Alabama tourism industry, which reached a high of $15.5 billion in 2018 and accounted for 10 percent of the total state economy, is...

Montgomery Restaurant Gets Creative During Virus Times

Things were going pretty darn well for Tara and Tim Essary and their 4-year-old Cahawba House restaurant not far from the Capitol in Montgomery....

New $30 Million Gulf Coast Zoo Opens

What promises to become one of the state's most visited tourist attractions opened March 11 after 15 years and $30 million in the making...

Authentic Mediterranean in the Heart of Homewood

A staple on the Birmingham restaurant scene is a Mediterranean café that has been steadily responding to its clientele with upgrades to its menu...

Alabama Makes ‘Best Bargains for Retirement’ List

It’s unusual for Mississippi to lead a listing that reflects a positive outcome, but that’s what happened recently when the job resource website Zippia...

Tourism Workforce Summit Set for March 10-11

Gulf Coast hospitality and tourism industry leaders will discuss ways to increase and train the area’s workforce during the University of South Alabama’s 4th...

Land Trust Opens 8th Nature Preserve in North Alabama

It’s a 360-acre piece of property — soon to be open to the public — complete with caves, a spectacular waterfall, working farmland and...

Master Exhibitor

The work of Anniston’s Southern Custom Exhibits informs and entertains the visitors to museums and parks across the country.

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