The Tourism Awards Banquet on Tuesday, August 21, will recognize industry professionals in 13 categories. Nominations are open until June 30, 2012. The evening will host celebrity emcees to announce the winners. Miss Alabama 2012 Anna Laura Bryan is schedule to make an appearance. Applications may be completed on the website www.alabama.travel or send nominations to Cynthia Flowers, P. O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36104 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.