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Great Ideas Spring from Strategic Planning Meeting


Chris Cavanaugh of Magellan Strategy Group facilitated a Strategic Planning Meeting for Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association at the RTJ Golf Trail at the Shoals clubhouse. Members broke into 4 discussion groups, one for each area of AMLA focus– Advocacy, Marketing, Membership, and Education. Ideas from this meeting will help AMLA with putting together a five year strategic plan. Thank ... Read More »

AMLA’s Chairman John Dersham Has Photography on Display at Evelyn Burrow Museum


Changing Moods-50 years of black and white photography on display the Evelyn Burrow Museum HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The work of North Alabama photographer John Dersham is currently on display at Wallace State Community College, documenting 50 years of his life spent taking photos. Dersham’s work in black and white photography began when his father gifted him in 1960 with a ... Read More »



  ROAD TRIPS LAUNCH OCTOBER 7th Decatur, Ala. – The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) announces the launch of a new sweepstakes promotion where travelers can win one of 16 roads trips to north Alabama. The “Road Trip Sweepstakes” promotion begins October 7, 2013 and features an ultimate fishing package, an outdoors getaway, a golf excursion, a relax and ... Read More »

Huntsville/Madison County CVB’s Judy Ryals Named Tourism Professional of the Year


Huntsville/Madison County CVB’s Judy Ryals Named Tourism Professional of the Year Decatur, Ala. – The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) has honored Mrs. Judy Ryals with its 2013 Tourism Professional of the Year Award. The award is among 10 that comprise the PEAK Awards, which will be presented on Thursday, September 19, during the AMLA Annual Meeting at Huntsville Marriott ... Read More »

Alabama Bass Trail Honored


The Tourism Partnership Award has been given to the Alabama Bass Trail for the Decatur-based organization’s promotion of Alabama as a year-round fishing destination. Read More »

New Radisson opens in Madison


Ribbon Cutting in Madison The Radisson Hotel Huntsville Airport, located just two miles from Huntsville International Airport, had ribbon cutting ceremonies recently . Each of the hotel’s 136 guest rooms are equipped with a variety of convenient amenities, including 37-inch HDTV’s, complimentary high-speed i, wireless internet access, complimentary hot breakfast, and large work desks. Guests also enjoy complimentary airport shuttle ... Read More »

Sci-Quest Launches New Logo


SCI-QUEST LAUNCHES NEW LOGO Sci-Quest, the Hands On Science Museum in Huntsville, has released a new logo as the group prepares for its move this year to Madison. The move to Madison will also kick off the start of a multimillion dollar capital campaign. That campaign will help develop Sci-Quest into a state-of-the-art science center. Sci-Quest announced its move to ... Read More »

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