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Kay Ivey Tourism Press Event

Governor Kay Ivey announced new state tourism economic figures reflecting the economic growth and job creation of the state’s tourism industry, based on a 2017 report produced by the Alabama Tourism Department on Tuesday May 22, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. The Alabama travel industry grew by $1 billion in 2017 to a record of $14.3 billion in expenditures, and increased jobs by 7,399 to some 186,906 employees.