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...doubt the tackiest promotion I've ever seen the state endorse. As the first director of the now-defunct Alaska Tourism Marketing Council, I can tell you that such a proposal would never have made it through the council's expert marketing committee...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The question of how much promotional money should be used to support the independent travel market is fueling a clash between visitor industry leaders and state officials.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ANCHORAGE - The state's top tourism promoter will step down next month. David Karp, executive director of the Alaska Tourism Marketing Council, said Friday he will resign April 15 to take a job with Hawaiian Vacations Inc. Karp is the second top...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...veterans, passed House Community and Regional Affairs. Next before House Finance. SB107, eliminating the Alaska Tourism Marketing Council, passed Senate Finance. Next before Senate Rules to be scheduled for a floor vote. SB129, making the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Phasing out much of the state's tourism marketing effort and requiring the tourism industry to pay a greater share for promotion campaigns is the idea behind a bill passed by the state Senate today.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Tourism businesses have until the end of the month to put their $25 on the table and become voting members of a new statewide tourism marketing organization.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Department of Community and Economic Development Commissioner Deborah Sedwick announced Fay's promotion Monday. Fay has served as acting division director since Tom Garrett left the state tourism post in the spring.
Tourism: Asking for help

On Jan. 30, the halls of the Legislature will be packed with representatives of the state's visitor industry, who will fly to Juneau en masse to plead for relief from the economic downturn that followed closely on the heels of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
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...13 to 15 will be the passing of the torch, Lindgren said. AVA is phasing out simultaneously with the Alaska Tourism Marketing Council, a public-private partnership with the state. Under the ``new millennium plan'' approved by the Legislature...


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