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  • AN Act of courage in Montgomery Sparked a National Movement... Montgomery is home to Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks. Rosa Parks became a Civil Rights pioneer in Montgomery by courageously taking a stand and not giving up her seat which sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and Library is a tribute to that memorable movement.
  • Paddles Up!…the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival was the first in Alabama and is now the largest Dragon Boat Festival east of the Mississippi and one of the largest attended festivals in the River Region.

Montgomery, AL is 3rd U.S. Best Value City for 2015 by Trivago in 50 Undiscovered US Cities List

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Accolade Adds to List of National Praise Earned by the City in 2014


Montgomery, AL (November 26, 2014) Montgomery, Alabama is ranked number 3 on a list of 50 US Best Value Cities for 2015 by trivago.com, beating out regional rivals like Augusta, GA; Knoxville, TN and Little Rock, AR. The 50 bargain hotspots were compiled based on the annual average price of a standard double room, combined with the city’s overall hotel rating (based on over 140 million user reviews). The listing can be seen in this article from The Huffington Post. (www.huffingtonpost.com/trivago/us-best-value-cities-for-_b_6145456.html)

Noting Montgomery’s title of USA Today’s “Best Historic City,” The Huffington Post article about the list states that “More than a key historic landmark, Montgomery's national museums, fine art galleries, and family friendly activities make it a dream getaway.”

“This recognition is a perfect way to cap off a year of awards for Montgomery such as the USA Today’s Best Historic City Award, the All-America City designation, and Southeastern Tourism Society Point of Light Award. It helps to spread an important message about the excellent, affordable accommodations paired with world class history, food and fun in Montgomery. Those considering a trip to our city for the 2015 Civil Rights Anniversaries will see this as one more reason to travel to Montgomery in the coming year,” said Dawn Hathcock, Vice President, Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitor Bureau.

For more information or to plan your trip to Montgomery, Alabama go to www.visitingmontgomery.com.
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About Montgomery, “A Cool Capital City on the Move”
Centrally located along the Alabama River in the heart of the Southeast, Montgomery is steeped in the history of world-changing events and is in the midst of another change – a complete reemergence. From a revitalized downtown to an array of new museums, restaurants, attractions and accommodations, the riverfront capital city is quickly becoming one of the newest must-see travel destinations in the South. Learn more about all that Montgomery has to offer at www.visitingmontgomery.com.