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Visit Mobile Prepares for Tourism Growth with Promotions, Organization Shifts, and a New Hire

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Mobile, Ala. (February 1, 2023) — Visit Mobile announces plans to prepare for continued tourism growth in Mobile with changes...

New Africatown Experience Givers Graduate Four-Month Training Session

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Mobile, Ala. (January 26, 2023) — On Wed., Jan. 25, a graduation ceremony took place for five new experience-giver businesses...

Visit Mobile Announces Tourism Ambassador Program Registration

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Mobile, Ala. (January 25, 2023) — Visit Mobile announces the opening of registration for the Spring 2023 Tourism Ambassador...

Visit Mobile Hires Social Media & Digital Content Manager

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (December 27, 2022) — Visit Mobile is excited to announce the hiring of new team member, Avery Chappell. “We...

Visit Mobile Celebrates 21-22 Tourism Impact, Announces New Initiatives at Annual Business Meeting

Monday, November 07, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (Nov. 7, 2022) — Visit Mobile held its 2021-2022 Annual Business Meeting and Celebration this past Thursday at the...

Visit Mobile Tourism Ambassador Class of 2022 Celebrates Graduation

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (Oct. 11, 2022) — Visit Mobile held its Tourism Ambassador Class of 2022 graduation ceremony at Innovation Portal...

Visit Mobile Relaunches Tourism Ambassador Program

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (September 14, 2022) — After a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Visit Mobile relaunched its Tourism...

Mobile’s Tourism Industry Professionals Honored at Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (Aug. 31, 2022) — Several Mobile tourism industry professionals were honored by the Alabama Tourism Department for...

Visit Mobile Welcomes 2,000 Attendees for 117th Annual International Elks Convention

Monday, August 08, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (August 8, 2022) — On Friday, August 5, Visit Mobile welcomed over 2,000 attendees from around the world for the...

Alabama Finds Ways to Narrate Civil Rights History with New Cultural Sites | iNews

Friday, July 29, 2022

A Grim History Resurfaces Nowhere is this more palpable than in Mobile, a Gulf Coast city some 250 miles south of Birmingham. The city...

12 Best Dog Friendly Beaches in the U.S | Condé Nast Traveler

Friday, July 08, 2022

Dauphin Island, Alabama This small barrier island (population: 1610) to the west of Gulf Shores and south of mainland Alabama welcomes...

Visit Mobile Announces Promotion of Abby Wise Tingle

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (July 6, 2022) — Visit Mobile today announced the promotion of Abby Wise Tingle, digital content coordinator, to...

Tropical Vacations in the U.S. for Charming Beach Towns | Travel + Leisure

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Dauphin Island, Alabama This dog-friendly barrier island is located three miles south of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors...

The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2022 | Smithsonian Magazine

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Resilient Small Town: Africatown, Alabama (pop. 2,000) Even after the United States outlawed the importation of enslaved labor in 1807,...

Alabama Gulf Coast Road Trip: Perfect Getaway Combo for Sand Seekers | Toronto Sun

Thursday, June 16, 2022

SWEET HOME ALABAMA After checking in to my hotel — The Admiral in downtown Mobile — I drove off in search of the USS...

Visit Mobile Celebrates Outstanding Year for Tourism in the Port City

Friday, May 20, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (May 20, 2022) — Earlier this week, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced a record-breaking year for tourism as she...

Atlanta Braves “World Champions Trophy Tour” coming to Mobile May 13

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

For Immediate Release: Atlanta Braves World Champions Trophy Tour Friday, May 13, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cooper Riverside Park 101 S...

Visit Mobile Hires Partnership Manager, Marketing & Events Manager

Monday, May 02, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (May 2, 2022) — Visit Mobile is excited to announce the hiring of two new team members, Brittany Gagliano and...

VM Celebrates the ‘Future of Travel’ During National Travel and Tourism Week, Explore Mobile Day

Friday, April 29, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (April 29, 2022) — Visit Mobile, in partnership with the History Museum of Mobile and City of Mobile: Parks &...

The Ultimate Road Trip Along Alabama’s Mobile Bay | Hemispheres

Thursday, April 28, 2022

I’m headed south today in search of a little sunshine, seafood, and history, but instead of Mexico or the Caribbean, I’ll...

12 Can't Miss Restaurants in the South For Cheese Lovers | The Cheese Professor

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Georgians, the country not the state, not only invented wine they invented something called khachapuri centuries ago, creating probably...

Visit Mobile Promotes Value, Importance of Professional Meetings on Global Meetings Industry Day

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Mobile, Ala (April 7, 2022) — Visit Mobile joins organizations across the globe to support the annual Global Meetings Industry...

Free walking tours of downtown Mobile coming this April

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

MOBILE Ala. (WKRG) — If you are looking for something fun, educational and free, the Visit Mobile is offering walking tours of...

Dog-Friendly Beaches for Sandy Paws | Southern Living

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

Dauphin Island, Alabama What better way to relax than with a trip to the Gulf Coast with your furry friend? Dogs are welcome on the...

Visit Mobile Celebrates the Fifth Year Anniversary of President and CEO, David Clark

Friday, April 01, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (April 1, 2022) — Visit Mobile, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, celebrates the extraordinary...

Visit Mobile Announces Free April Walking Tours in Downtown Mobile

Friday, April 01, 2022

Mobile, Ala (March 31, 2022) — Joining dozens of cities across the state, Visit Mobile has put together free walking tours every...

Visit Mobile Announces Staff Promotion, New Team Members

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (March 21, 2022) — Visit Mobile is excited to announce the promotion and hiring of several team members. “We...

Visit Mobile, City of Mobile Launch Website to Promote Hospitality as a Career

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Mobile, Ala. (March 15, 2022) — Visit Mobile, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, is thrilled to announce the...

Carnival Cruise Line Returns to Cruising From Mobile With Carnival Ecstasy

Monday, March 07, 2022

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE RETURNS TO CRUISING FROM MOBILE WITH CARNIVAL ECSTASY First Cruise Ship to Sail from Port of Mobile in Nearly Two...

Meat Plus Three: Serious Eating Southern Style | JaneAmmeson.com

Monday, March 07, 2022

It must be a Southern thing because I’d never heard of Meat Plus Three, aka M&3, until my friend Mindy Bianca shared with me...

Beach Bound | What's New on the Coast | New Orleans Magazine

Monday, March 07, 2022

When the beach sirens call, the sun worshipers answer. It’s an annual pilgrimage that no world event can halter. “Last...

Black History is American History: Travel Beyond Your Comfort Zone | Vacationer

Friday, February 04, 2022

The Clotilda 100 (Mobile, Alabama) But new experiences are not always roses and glitter. While in Mobile, Alabama, I met Darron...

These Chef-Approved Two-Ingredient Power Combos Will Add Layers of Flavor to Everything You Make

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Want to streamline your pantry? Embrace versatile, powerhouse ingredients that introduce dramatic contrast or add stabilizing balance....

Coming Soon in 2022: 12 New Places to Eat and Drink in Mobile | Bienville Bites Food Tour

Monday, January 10, 2022

1. West Food Bar 69 St. Michael Street West Food Bar plans to open in early 2022 at the former Von’s Bistro location at 69 St....

Mobile’s Tourism Success Honored at Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Friday, January 07, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mobile’s Tourism Success Honored at Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism Mobile, Ala (Jan. 7,...