Alabama tourism

U.S. Space and Rocket Center Could Close Permanently Due to a Lack of Money

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville says it could be forced to close permanently because of the coronavirus pandemic. It is Alabama’s top paid tourist attraction. It has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise the $1.5 million it says it needs. Otherwise, it is possible the U.S. Space and Rocket Center could close at the end of October….

Dallas County Sees Tourism Growth

From the West Alabama Newsroom – Dallas County has experienced growth in tourism over the past year. The Alabama Tourism Department announced visitors to Dallas County in 2018 spent $76 million and were responsible for 1,028 jobs, a 7.1% increase over 2017. U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Alabama) says she’s happy to hear the news. “I have always believed that the…