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Vaccines, Vacations and Vital PR

Vaccines, Vacations and Vital PR

Published on November 18, 2021, at 12:38 p.m. by Ashley Cunigan. As the holiday season approaches and more people begin to travel, hotels across the country are seeing a shift in their post-pandemic operations. COVID-19’s effect on business and leisure travel has caused many hospitality and tourism

Roll Tourism Roll: How Alabama is Handling Tourism Amidst COVID-19

Roll Tourism Roll: How Alabama is Handling Tourism Amidst COVID-19

Published on April 21, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. by Mattie Naman. Alabama is home to some of the United States’ greatest treasures such as college football, Mardi Gras, the beach and NASA’s U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Tourists travel far and wide to experience all that

Slow and Steady Wins This Race

Slow and Steady Wins This Race

Published on May 2, 2017, at 5:05 p.m. by Clara Balestrieri and Kayla Sullivan. During the Obama presidency, Cuba and the United States began to normalize relations. The Cuban Embassy was established in Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Embassy was established in Havana, Cuba. Travel

Tuscaloosa: Breaking the College Town Stereotype

Tuscaloosa: Breaking the College Town Stereotype

Posted: October 29, 2014, 1:42 p.m. by Katie Lansford. It’s no secret that Tuscaloosa is regarded as a college football town. From September to November each year, thousands of football fans migrate to one of Alabama’s most well-known cities to see their favorite Crimson Tide

Small Town, Big Money

Small Town, Big Money

Posted: March 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m. by Addison Viani. A few years ago, Highlands, N.C., was a simple, quaint town visited by tourists as a weekend mountain getaway. Today, there is a new reason people are traveling to experience the beauty of Highlands. It is

Yeah, Greenville, S.C., Is THAT Greenville

Yeah, Greenville, S.C., Is THAT Greenville

Posted At: October 18, 2013 10:37 a.m. by Sarah de Jong. Imagine a city of 60,000 that has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Southern Living, Men’s Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, The Boston Globe and dozens more. You wouldn’t think

Planning Your Perfect Vacation

Posted At: August 9, 2013 4:15 p.m. by Aime O’Keefe Ten years ago vacation planning and booking were left to the niche market of travel agents. Travel agents were given exclusive complimentary passes to luxury resorts and hotels to bribe and sway clientele to book

Lending a Hand to Local Talent: W.C. Handy Music Festival

Posted At: April 17, 2013 2:12 P.M. by Claudia Calhoun As the semester comes to an end and the Alabama heat begins rolling in, I start counting down the days until my favorite event of the summer: W.C. Handy Music Festival. My childhood was spent in

America, Open for Business

Posted At: Feburary 12, 2012 2:00 PM by Lauren Cuervo and Mariah Fairweather Marketing strategies like Google co-op and Brand USA are just some of the many steps being taken to shape U.S. tourism.

Tourism PR: Shaping Your Next Vacation Destination

by Libby Page From terrorist attacks to natural disasters, the travel industry faced a lot of challenges throughout the past decade. In those times of crisis, advertising and public relations played major roles in helping manage the situations. PR practitioners are responsible for motivating the public

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