Alabama's Gulf Coast: Press Releases /pressroom/releases-archive.aspx Press Releases for Alabama's Gulf Coast en-us 60 © 2013 Alabama Gulf Coast CVB Thu, 28 Nov 2013 04:37:59 GMT Thu, 28 Nov 2013 04:37:59 GMT ‘Tis the season to travel for winter wonderment along Alabama’s beaches /pressroom/release.aspx?id=707 A variety of family-friendly events will take place in coastal Alabama throughout the holiday season

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:45:00 GMT
Alabama’s beaches cleared for landings from new customer bases /pressroom/release.aspx?id=703 Southwest Airlines’ arrival at Pensacola International Airport provides Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism with new travel options to attract potential beachgoers

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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:45:00 GMT
LuLu's presents the Crazy Sista Beach Party Music Festival November 1 - 3 in Gulf Shores /pressroom/release.aspx?id=700 November 1st through 3rd, the LuLu's Crazy Sista Beach Party will bring together an all-star music lineup and an important message that carries far beyond the music.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:15:00 GMT
Sixth Annual Oyster Cook-off brings together celebrity chefs from across the country /pressroom/release.aspx?id=699 Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:30:00 GMT
Event-filled weekend coming up on Alabama Gulf Coast as tropical system leaves area /pressroom/release.aspx?id=698 Officials with 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival anticipate large crowds

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Mon, 07 Oct 2013 09:00:00 GMT
LuLu’s bartender heading to state competition /pressroom/release.aspx?id=696 Kristin Price won the Gulf Coast Bartender of the Year competition and advances to state level

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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:00:00 GMT
14-day fall snapper season a win for coastal Alabama tourism /pressroom/release.aspx?id=695 Anglers are encouraged to head to the beach for a second red snapper season along Alabama’s Gulf Coast

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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:30:00 GMT
Two Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism reps earn CMP designation /pressroom/release.aspx?id=693 Beth Gendler and Mary Statkewicz each receive the industry’s highest honor

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:55:00 GMT
Alabama Gulf Coast Bartender Contest open to public /pressroom/release.aspx?id=692 Alabama Gulf Coast Bartender Contest to highlight local bartenders and American Harvest Vodka

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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:30:00 GMT
Autumn is in the air on Alabama’s coast /pressroom/release.aspx?id=691 A variety of family-friendly events will take place in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach throughout the fall

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:30:00 GMT
Annual Blue Marlin Grand Championship Shatters State Records – Twice /pressroom/release.aspx?id=690 Known among top anglers as one of the country’s best sport fishing tournaments, The Blue Marlin Grand Championship takes place in Orange Beach, Ala. each summer.

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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:45:00 GMT
Gulf Shores Highlights Fall Golf Getaway Packages /pressroom/release.aspx?id=697 Popular Beach Town Hosting 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival; Offering Special Stay-and-Play Deals

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:45:00 GMT
Good captain, good time on the Alabama Gulf Coast /pressroom/release.aspx?id=686 Corinth, Miss. family enjoys inshore fishing in Orange Beach

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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 09:30:00 GMT
Show island spirit by voting for local beaches in Best of the Road contest by Sept. 3 /pressroom/release.aspx?id=685 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are in the running to become the best small towns in America

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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:55:00 GMT
Latest guest information for upcoming SEC BeachFest /pressroom/release.aspx?id=683 Box office hours, parking and other details relevant to weekend event in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:15:00 GMT
Applications for local bartender competition due Aug. 30 /pressroom/release.aspx?id=682 The Gulf Coast Bartender of the Year contest will take place in September in Orange Beach; winner will advance to state competition

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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 08:30:00 GMT
ESPNU coverage, Heisman Trophy winners added to SEC BeachFest lineup /pressroom/release.aspx?id=681 Additions to this family-friendly event along Alabama’s beaches include appearances by Heisman Trophy winners Herschel Walker, George Rogers and Billy Cannon

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Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:30:00 GMT
Gulf Shores (AL) Welcomes Second Annual SEC BeachFest, Aug. 15-18 /pressroom/release.aspx?id=687 Gulf Shores – an official sponsor of the SEC and home to nine signature golf courses – will host the second annual SEC BeachFest, Aug. 15-18, the official kick-off to college football season.

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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Tennessee association honors Alabama beach sales professional /pressroom/release.aspx?id=680 TNSAE recognized Beth Gendler for her long-time service to the organization

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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:30:00 GMT
Football fans encouraged to sign up for 5K and fun run; show school spirit during SEC BeachFest /pressroom/release.aspx?id=679 A 5K and one-mile fun run will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17 in Gulf Shores during this family-friendly event

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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:55:00 GMT
A family fishing tradition continues /pressroom/release.aspx?id=678 Brothers take their sons on first deep sea charter on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

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Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:00:00 GMT
Fathers and sons fish for big memories /pressroom/release.aspx?id=674 Weekend conference provides a chance for deep sea fishing on the Alabama Gulf Coast

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Tue, 02 Jul 2013 08:30:00 GMT
National Geographic accepts more nominations /pressroom/release.aspx?id=677 Alabama Gulf Coast sites may be included in the Geotourism MapGuide

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Mon, 01 Jul 2013 08:30:00 GMT
Summer safety key to fun in the sun /pressroom/release.aspx?id=676 Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism offers safety tips to help make summer along Alabama’s beaches a fun and memorable experience

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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 07:30:00 GMT
Fishers family reels in big fun /pressroom/release.aspx?id=673 Family finds Gulf fishing on the Alabama Gulf Coast challenging, educational

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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 08:30:00 GMT
Alabama’s beaches to welcome Legendary Coaches and Players for SEC BeachFest in August /pressroom/release.aspx?id=672 Kick off the 2013 college football season with 10 former coaches, such as Gene Stallings, Pat Dye and Phillip Fulmer and nine former players like Matt Jones, Jake Gibbs and Bucky Richardson at this family-oriented destination from Aug. 15-18

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:20:00 GMT
Golf Gulf Shores Offering Free Foursome to SEC BeachFest Golf Scramble /pressroom/release.aspx?id=675 A collection of nine highly acclaimed courses on Alabama’s Gulf Coast – is offering a chance to win a free foursome to the SEC BeachFest Golf Scramble, Aug. 16-17.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT
Deep sea family time on the Alabama Gulf Coast /pressroom/release.aspx?id=670 Conway, Ark., family takes to the Gulf waters and was saying "give me that bait!"

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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMT
Alabama Restaurant Week to showcase coastal flavor /pressroom/release.aspx?id=669 Local restaurants invited to participate in free statewide promotional campaign

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Mon, 03 Jun 2013 10:00:00 GMT
Gulf Shores (AL) Now Serviced by New Airlines /pressroom/release.aspx?id=666 Southwest Airlines and Southern Airways Express Offering Daily Non-Stop Flights

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Wed, 29 May 2013 11:00:00 GMT
Alabama marks the map as a diving destination /pressroom/release.aspx?id=665 Coastal freighter, The LuLu, was sunk off Alabama’s coastline on Memorial Day weekend, creating the state’s first purpose-sunk whole ship artificial reef for recreational diving

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Tue, 28 May 2013 12:15:00 GMT
Tourism ambassadors honored at annual luncheon /pressroom/release.aspx?id=664 Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism recognized Katie Birk and Pauline Bolton as 2012 Ambassadors of the Year for their longtime service for the bureau

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Thu, 23 May 2013 10:20:00 GMT
Soak up summer fun with Concerts at the Coast series /pressroom/release.aspx?id=662 Music fans are invited to attend a variety of concerts throughout the summer in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

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Fri, 17 May 2013 13:00:00 GMT
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism celebrates 20 years of progress /pressroom/release.aspx?id=661 Alabama’s Gulf Coast has seen phenomenal growth over the past two decades with numbers up in 2013 from a record-breaking 2012

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Thu, 16 May 2013 10:30:00 GMT
Alabama's beaches home to sizzling summer events /pressroom/release.aspx?id=660 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are set to host a variety of coastal events throughout the summer

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Wed, 15 May 2013 14:55:00 GMT
Diving into a new niche market at the beach /pressroom/release.aspx?id=658 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are gearing up for the sinking of The LuLu on Memorial Day weekend

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Wed, 08 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Gulf Shores (AL) Courses Announce Summer Camps and Savings for Junior Golfers /pressroom/release.aspx?id=650 Family Friendly Stay-and-Play Packages Available for Popular Beach Destination

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Thu, 02 May 2013 10:00:00 GMT
Crimson Caravan cruises to the coast in May /pressroom/release.aspx?id=642 The University of Alabama’s head football coach will showcase the Tide’s 2012 National Championship win on May 22 in Orange Beach

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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:00:00 GMT
Rick and Bubba coming to The Wharf /pressroom/release.aspx?id=640 The Rick & Bubba Show to broadcast live in Orange Beach on Friday, April 26

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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 09:30:00 GMT
Spring to coastal Alabama for upcoming events /pressroom/release.aspx?id=641 Beachgoers are encouraged to attend many happenings in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in late April and May

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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:30:00 GMT
Gulf Shores (AL) Unveils Value-Laden Spring and Summer Getaways /pressroom/release.aspx?id=637 New Toby Keith Restaurant Opening, Award-Winning Golf, SEC BeachFest and Big-Name Concerts Highlight Busy Schedule of Events

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Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:00:00 GMT
Wright named nature tourism specialist /pressroom/release.aspx?id=635 Chandra Wright has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism and the Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center as a nature tourism specialist.

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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:30:00 GMT
Gulf Shores named a top 10 tourist town /pressroom/release.aspx?id=634 FamilyFun magazine included Gulf Shores in its 2013 Travel Awards

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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:10:00 GMT
Honours Golf Company selected to manage Alabama's Kiva Dunes /pressroom/release.aspx?id=633 Honours Golf Company has been selected to provide club management and agronomic services for Kiva Dunes, an upscale golf community in Gulf Shores, Ala.

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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:00:00 GMT
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism’s Statkewicz honored by Louisiana organization /pressroom/release.aspx?id=630 Meetings and conventions sales manager recognized with regular member of the year award

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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:30:00 GMT
Workshop available to the local charter industry /pressroom/release.aspx?id=627 Charter captains and deckhands along Alabama’s Gulf Coast will have the opportunity to participate in the upcoming Certified Fisher Invested in Sustainable Harvests (CFISH).

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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:00:00 GMT
"Reef Wranglers" rocks Alabama’s coast /pressroom/release.aspx?id=626 Reality show based on Orange Beach business premieres Feb. 12 on The Weather Channel

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Mon, 04 Feb 2013 08:30:00 GMT
Gulf Shores Golf Association Launches New Tee Time Reservation System /pressroom/release.aspx?id=629 Destination Partners Introduce Booking through Facebook and Mobile Devices

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Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:00:00 GMT
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism announce 2013 board meeting dates /pressroom/release.aspx?id=625 Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism board meetings will occur the fourth Tuesday of 2013 with a few exceptions

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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:20:00 GMT
Dive in for Pleasure Island demos /pressroom/release.aspx?id=624 The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Welcome Centers will host demonstrations from local cities, attractions and businesses in February

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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:05:00 GMT
Gulf Shores Golf Association News & Notes /pressroom/release.aspx?id=628 Destination Partners Announces New Promotions, Giveaways

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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 10:00:00 GMT
Hit gospel artists to grace the Gulf /pressroom/release.aspx?id=623 Harmony at the Gulf, a four-day gospel conference featuring award-winning musicians, will be held in Orange Beach from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3

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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:25:00 GMT
Make way for Mardi Gras merriment on Pleasure Island /pressroom/release.aspx?id=622 Guests and locals alike are welcome to attend family-friendly Mardi Gras parades in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach beginning Friday, Feb. 8

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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:50:00 GMT
Local Authors to Sign Books at the Orange Beach Welcome Center in January /pressroom/release.aspx?id=621 Just Books & Coastal Video will showcase local authors during Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism's Art, Artisans & Authors Series

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Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:20:00 GMT
Snowbirds Encouraged to Attend Coastal Events as They Travel South /pressroom/release.aspx?id=620 While in town for the winter, guests will be able to participate in a variety of happenings including plays, concerts, demonstrations, parades and more

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Wed, 02 Jan 2013 09:30:00 GMT
Ring in the New Year with Gulf Shores and Orange Beach /pressroom/release.aspx?id=619 Get the new year rolling with family-friendly festivities along Alabama’s Gulf Coast

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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 13:20:00 GMT
Snowbirds Flock to Welcome Centers for Art, Artisans and Authors Series /pressroom/release.aspx?id=618 Guests are invited to view a variety of artistic displays at the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Welcome Centers in January

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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:25:00 GMT
Cruise to the Coast for Coastal Christmas /pressroom/release.aspx?id=617 Guests and locals alike are invited to experience a variety of festive events occurring on Alabama’s Gulf Coast throughout the holiday season.

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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:50:00 GMT