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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...
Groundbreaking ceremony

Montgomery Whitewater breaks ground

Montgomery Whitewater, a 120-acre park featuring Olympic-standard water sport courses, broke ground Thursday with plans for a 2023 opening. Heart of the park is a...

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...

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...

Public Spaces as Economic Foundations

Huntsville and Tuscaloosa are making investments in public spaces that they consider essential to their economic health.

Alabama Tourism Trails Converge in Gulf Shores

Visitors to Alabama — numbering roughly 27.7 million people — spent more than $15.5 billion in 2018. Total visitor spending was up an impressive...

Academy Sports + Outdoors Title Sponsor for 50th Bassmaster Classic

Longtime B.A.S.S. sponsor Academy Sports + Outdoors will be the title sponsor of the 2020 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville and in Birmingham on...

Golf Magazine Puts Ross Bridge on 100 Best Resorts List

Part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail developed by the Retirement Systems of Alabama, this was the first time Ross Bridge was named to Golf Magazine’s listing.

Vrbo: Tuscaloosa, Auburn Top-earning College Towns

Everyone knows Alabama and Auburn are fierce statewide rivals. They even go head-to-head on game weekend vacation rentals, according to new data from Vrbo. In...

State Tourism Conference Wraps Up

Attendees at the Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism being held through Tuesday in downtown Huntsville have a full slate of speakers, as well as...

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