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August 2013 Newsletter

Welcome to the Deep South USA newsletter for August 2013. We will bring you all the latest news on the southern US states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi & Tennessee as the official UK representatives. If you would like further information on any of the articles featured you can complete an enquiry form or we can put an information pack together for you, just email us.


Benji Lanyado is on a USA Road Trip for Guardian Travel from Nashville to Memphis, but this trip has a difference it's a #TwiTrip.

Apart from a vague notion of the route Benji and his team have nothing planned and are only taking real time tips that are sent in via Twitter. So get on board and let him know where to goand what to do @benjillanyado @GuardianTravel #TwiTrips

If you haven't got a Twitter account click more information and we can tell you how to get involved…


Seventy-Two Stories above Peachtree, The Sun Dial Reopens with a Fresh Spin on Atlanta Dining featuring new décor, a new menu and new local partnerships all of which invigorate the iconic Atlanta restaurant. 

“This renovation marks the transformation of the Sun Dial from a view-inspired landmark to a restaurant driven by terrific food,” said Brad Schoknecht, general manager of The Sun Dial Restaurant. “In my opinion, our view is the best in the city” 



If you love panoramic sunsets you must visit Dauphin Island along the Gulf Coast which has recently been named the Sunset Capital in Alabama

A feast for your eyes, ears and definitely your palate is the National Shrimp Festival which takes place opposite The Hangout along the Gulf Shores in Alabama every October for 4 days.


The Nation's Favourite Elvis Song is to be decided in a new ITV Primetime Show, with Sony Music to release a brand new greatest hits album 'The Nation's Favourite Elvis Songs' on 11th November. 

The Nation's Favourite will air in Autumn and counts down 20 of the King's best tracks with guest appearances including Michael Bublé and Cliff Richard, plus Priscilla Presley reminices on each song and how Elvis touched the world with his music.

Resident ITV Lorraine chef Dean Edwards has chosen a recipe from one of his favourite holiday destinations, Louisiana. 

Deep South jambalaya is a rice and prawn Creole dish from Louisiana and is a great example of Deep South cooking that Dean – who visits every year – loves so much!

Eating in Louisiana is a delicious culinary adventure – their food is their culture. 


City breaks, multi centres and fly drives. Escorted tours, motor home rentals and river cruising. With such a large programme and in-depth portfolio covering the Deep South states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Georgia, whatever type of holiday you are looking for North America Travel Service can tailor an itinerary to your unique requirements and bring your vision to life.

North America Travel Service are also offering a great special offer on any new bookings, click for more information.



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