House Economic Development and Tourism Committee http://apr.org en Ala. House Panel Approves Coastal Convention Hotel http://apr.org/post/ala-house-panel-approves-coastal-convention-hotel <P>An Alabama House committee has approved legislation that would allow the construction of a large hotel and conference center on the beach at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores.</P> <P>The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee voted 13-2 for the bill. It would permit a private developer to work with the state in building a hotel with more than 300 rooms and a conference center that would seat more than 1,000 for a meal. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:15:54 +0000 The Associated Press 25787 at http://apr.org Ala. House Panel Approves Coastal Convention Hotel