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Tourism industry sweats ferry shutdown

...That's what the Legislature has to figure out."While Gladwell keeps her eye on her business, the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau has its eye on the bigger picture."We always like to give alternatives (to taking a cruise) and the...
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Liz Perry takes the lead at JCVB

On only her second day in the role, new Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Liz Perry has set some goals. Perry isn't new to JCVB. She's been with the bureau since 2012 and feels...
Battle over blackwater

...Princess, will bring a total of 73,150 visitors alone over the course of the summer, according to a Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau schedule."Cruise ships bring a big chunk of the economy to Juneau," he said. "A lot of local families...
National Park Service readies for centennial

...ships scheduled for Alaska in 2015 should add about 3 percent more visitors this year, according to the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau.Southcentral should see about 330,000 cruise visitors this summer, roughly an 8 percent increase over...
Lands' End to stage catalog shoot in Juneau

...bringing with it a slew of models and a crew of about 60 people, according to a news release from the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau.The production team will stay in town 10 days and will shoot fashion photos in downtown Juneau, on Mount...
Juneau to host state swim championships again

...adults will attend from outside Juneau."Eighteen months away is a good marker for something this big," Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau sales manager Liz Perry said. "I will probably be in touch with Max in a few days to start the process...
Juneau passenger traffic expected to reach a million visitors in 2015

...significant for any industry to achieve that kind of growth over time," he said.Elizabeth Arnett with the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited that Juneau has "a good chance of going over a million" this year.She anticipates 544 ships...
School funding all still hypothetical

...Also discussed at Wednesday's finance meeting were budget presentations from Docks and Harbors and the Juneau Convention and Visitors' Bureau. A further discussion regarding senior sales tax occurred. Crane said they still are seeking a solution...
Margaret Germain year. Maggie volunteered with many organizations throughout the years, including 4-H, Ski club, Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jazz and Classics, and the Folk Festival.She enjoyed sewing, berry-picking and jam-making. Outdoor...
'TODAY Show' at glacier attracts 1,500 fans

During her whirlwind visit to Alaska's capital city, "The TODAY Show's" Natalie Morales went across, above and even inside the Mendenhall Glacier, easily the other star of her Juneau travel segment for the national television show.


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