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Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on motel-bed tax of the peninsula. That would be on top of the $300,000 the borough already gives to the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council.Navarre argued that if the council wants additional money from the borough, it can make a case for...
ATIA announces 2011 marketing committee

...the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Peter Grunwaldt of Premier Alaska Tours, Shanon Hamrick of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, Kirk Hoessle of Alaska Wildland Adventures, Jeff Johnson of Alaska Railroad, Al Koch of All Alaska...
Kenai Peninsula dubbed 'Alaska's playground'

...phrase "Alaska's playground" will be synonymous with the Kenai Peninsula - at least that's what the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council hopes. Sound off on the important issues at To get tourists off the cruise ship, the council unveiled...
Seldovia Village Tribe hopes to beef up Homer ferry port

...Visitors generally fall in love with the tranquility of Seldovia. However, a recent analysis by the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council comparing 2008 and 2009 found that tourism in Seldovia had fallen by 61 percent. The overall State...
Alaska tourism industry pleads for more money

...The picture here on the Kenai isn't very pretty this year," said Shannon Hamrick, with the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council. She reported that tourism related sales were down 29 percent in the borough. Marketing help is needed...
Kenai to withhold tourism grant until it comes into compliance with its contract. Carey is holding the $300,000 grant for the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, which is a nonprofit, non-departmental entity of the borough. The contract specifies that the...
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