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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 »

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 »

AMLA Unveils New Website

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The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly revamped website, providing visitors and residents alike with information on festivals and special events, attractions, places to stay, eat and shop in the 16 northernmost counties of Alabama. Available at www.northalabama.org, the picture-rich website includes new features that work to inform and inspire a ... Read More »

North Alabama Tourism Reaches New Record Economic Impact

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The innovative “Trails” focused tourism development program by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association is having a tremendous positive economic impact on North Alabama.   The North Alabama Tourism and Travel industry reached a new record high in 2017 with visitors spending more than $2.6 billion in the 16-counties of the region last year. In a study released by the ... Read More »

Free Educational Seminar June7th

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Free Educational Seminar June 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm “Ya Gotta WANNA to Improve Performance!” When: Thursday, June 7, 2018 10AM-2PM Where: Comfort Suites in Scottsboro, AL Who: Dr. Bruce Pieper This FREE seminar is being provided by AMLA and lunch will be provided. Dr. Bruce Pieper is a dynamic leader with strong organization, interpersonal and communication skills. ... Read More »

Alabama Bicentennial PastPort

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Designed as a guide to Alabama’s historic destinations, the Alabama Bicentennial PastPort is a passport to the past. Presented by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and co-sponsors Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc., Airbus, Verizon, and Alabama NewsCenter, the PastPort encourages people of all ages to explore every corner of the state. The guide features destinations—including historic sites, museums, and landmarks—in each of Alabama’s 67 ... Read More »

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