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Daylight saving compromise proposed in House

...daylight saving time would move an hour of daylight from the end of the day to the morning, curtailing the ability of tour operators to accommodate late-arriving cruise ship passengers.The biggest impact would be felt among airlines that offer...
State | AK legislature
Changes on horizon for aurora tourism in Fairbanks

...printing more information for tour operators in Mandarin and plans to put forth...the U.S.," he said.Other tour operators are ready to welcome the new influx...Kong and Macau," Fang said.Tour operators are marketing the northern lights...
My Turn: A case for Climate Change investment such as energy improvements that may result in LEED certification for our visitor center, a bid prospectus for tour operators that rewards investors in sustainable tourism, and a push toward a "net-zero" operation that minimizes our carbon...
First Nation elders blockade Taku tributary mine exploration

...Tahltan Nation in the future," said the Tahltan Central Council release.Many Southeast Alaska tribes, fishermen, tour operators and environmental organizations have for the last two years been vocal in their concerns about transboundary mining...
More guided tours on tap for glacier

...19 years the Forest Service has re-evaluated its tour operator permits, spokeswoman Jennifer Berger said. In that...want the glacier to be on your docket of offerings."Tour operators whose permits expire this year will have to reapply...
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...improve flight safety in general in a state notoriously treacherous for pilots - many times because of weather.All air tour operators with more than one pilot must now put their pilots through the training program, Gregor said.Among other things...
McDowell Group to examine community needs for Willoughby Arts Complex

...the facility, there will be 8-10 professional experts interviewed, including representatives of cruise lines and tour operators.Oydna said updates will be shared routinely throughout the summer to keep the community aware of the study's progress...
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...billion dollars to our region annually. I know of fishing and hunting lodges in Coffman Cove and Yes Bay, high-end tour operators in Wrangell and Petersburg, and air and sea charters in Ketchikan and Juneau. Tourists pay top dollar to see the crown...
Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...original whole time zone argument," she said, adding that there could be a "very real adverse effect for that small (tour operator) population."Egan said earlier in the session that he would work to exempt Southeast from the bill's reach because...
State | AK legislature
City public works committee advocates electric cars

...available.Jones said he saw a need for EV-friendly advancements to benefit the tourism industry. At least one bus tour operator has plans to switch to electric, and many organizations already offer electric bikes for tourists. Those are not allowed...


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