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Goldbelt hopes for upswing in SE's tourism industry

...traveling and unavailable for comment Monday. Growth in the tourism industry has slowed significantly in recent years, said Ron Peck, president and chief operating officer for the Alaska Travel Industry Association. In 2002, the industry showed virtually...
Sen. Lisa Murkowski holds economic forum in Juneau

...chairman of the Alaska Producers Council/Greens Creek; Richard P. Harris, executive vice president of Sealaska Corp.; Ron Peck president of the Alaska Travel Industry Association; and Tom Tougas of Four Seasons Marine.
ATIA announces 2011 marketing committee

...Cruises, Trade Chair Ann Campbell of Aurora Consulting, Website Chair Scott Habberstad of Alaska Airlines and Ex-officio Ron Peck, ATIA president and chief operating officer. Inside Passage committee members are Lorene Palmer of the Juneau Convention...
ATIA picks new board members

...Pedlar of Knightly Tours; past chair, Stan Stephens of Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises; and ex-officio, Ron Peck, ATIA president and chief operating officer. The board members are John Binkley of Alaska Cruise Association and Riverboat...
Tourist business grew late in season

...the numbers have not yet been compiled for how many people visited Alaska this summer and how much money they spent, Ron Peck, president of the Anchorage-based Alaska Travel Industry Association, believes the season will end flat. "It was...
Alaska Digest

...Industry Association to say tourism appeared to be back on track since leveling off after the 2001 terrorist attacks. Ron Peck said Tuesday at the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce's annual conference that the season's visitor count was estimated...
Critics question Murkowski 11-day trade mission to Asia

...mission include Commerce Commissioner Bill Noll; Mike Barry, chairman of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; Murkowski fisheries adviser Alan Austerman; and Ron Peck, president of the Alaska Travel Industry Association.
Tourist industry balks at bigger marketing contribution

...representatives of Princess and Holland America lines, as well as Juneau's TEMSCO Helicopters. ATIA Executive Director Ron Peck disputed Thomas' contention they had not used the three-year period during which the state picked up 70 percent of...
Luring visitors to Alaska increasingly expensive

...inflation, whether it's direct mail, television advertising, magazine, postage. They've all gone up," said Ron Peck, president and chief operating officer of ATIA. Adjusting for inflation, the group has a third of the money it had...
Tourism board asks for more funds to market Alaska

...longer compete with." The cost of marketing has increased, while the amount the state spends on it declines, said Ron Peck, the association's president. In 1990, he said, the state spent $23 million (adjusted for inflation) on marketing...


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