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AMLA Speakers Bureau Now Available to Members

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The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association Speakers Bureau offers knowledgeable professionals available to do informative and entertaining presentations relating to the tourism and travel industry. This service is available free for AMLA members who wish to offer a presentation to their local civic clubs, community organizations, government groups, hospitality and accommodation organizations, or general community awareness town meetings. ABOUT THE ... Read More »

Lawler New AMLA Members Services Rep

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The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) announces the hiring of Tina Lawler as membership recruitment and legislative liaison. Lawler will be responsible for seeking and recruiting new members and for communicating with the legislative body in North Alabama. She assumed her responsibilities in early January. In her role as membership recruitment and legislative liaison, Lawler will report to President/CEO ... Read More »

AMLA Honored with Eagle Award

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The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Associated has been honored as the 2019 Community Partner Eagle Award winner by the Alabama State Parks. AMLA was recognized for its ongoing efforts to “share the good news about the parks at various trade shows in the region and beyond, and also provides space for parks’ personnel training.” “We recognize the importance our state ... Read More »

Bass Trails Announces 2019 Schedule

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The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) recently unveiled the 2019 tournament schedule with a cash payout reaching over $500,000 plus a grand prize of a new Phoenix Bass Boat. Returning for the sixth season, the team-style tournament series is held on eleven of the lakes of the Alabama Bass Trail beginning February 16, 2019. Sanctioned by BASS (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society), ... Read More »

Alabama’s Constitution Village Reverts to Original Name

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One of Alabama’s top tourist attractions is getting a new name, a refurbished look and a new purpose. Alabama’s Constitution Village in downtown Huntsville is getting the makeover as part of the state’s 200th birthday celebration next year. It’s the site where delegates from across the state gathered to formalize Alabama’s application to become the country’s 22nd state in 1819. ... Read More »

AMLA Announces New Ambassador Program

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We are excited to introduce our North Alabama Ambassadors Program. We’re looking for a team of about 20 people to be our North Alabama Ambassadors. We want to feature our followers’ amazing talent, so we’re looking for people who are exploring, photographing, and posting about north Alabama’s outdoors, attractions, festivals, and food. North Alabama Ambassadors will receive: • North Alabama ... Read More »

2018 PEAK Award Winners

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Decatur, Ala. – The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) announced the recipients of the 2018 PEAK Awards at the AMLA Annual Meeting today at Lake Guntersville State Park.   Representing the highest achievement in North Alabama tourism, the PEAK Awards honor individuals and organizations that have had a major impact on tourism in North Alabama. “The PEAK Awards showcase ... Read More »

New Date Set for Annual Meeting, Sept. 26th

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The 2017-2018 Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge in Guntersville. Registration fee for the annual meeting is $50 per person and includes all events the day of the annual meeting. Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The conference was moved from the original date of ... Read More »

Great Room Rates for Annual Conference

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Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge is offering special room rates for attendees of the Alabama Mountain Lakes 2017-2018 Annual Meeting. A rate of $91 per night for a Double Queen Room is being offered. The small block of rooms are for those arriving on Tuesday, September 25 for one night. The double queen rooms are all bluff side and will ... Read More »

Reist Appointed to State Women’s Commission

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AMLA President and CEO Tami Reist has been appointed to the Alabama Women’s Commission by Gov. Kay Ivey. The Alabama Women’s Commission, established in 1971, by Act of the Alabama Legislature, is a continuing vehicle for the determination of effective policy and legislation in areas affecting Alabama’s women. The commission is composed of three members of the House of Representatives, ... Read More »

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