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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...in African communities, but said the figure should be used "with caution" and is a relatively insignificant part of total tourism revenue.Lions are designated as vulnerable on an international "red list" of species facing threats. By one estimate...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/lion-hunting-legal-africa-despite-con
Not For Web
CIRI Alaska Tourism wins business honor

CIRI Alaska Tourism is the Better Business Bureau's 2015...chief operating officer of CIRI Alaska Tourism."Three distinct, but connected groups...return," Garcia said. "CIRI Alaska Tourism is proud of this accomplishment and strives...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-21/ciri-alaska-tourism-wins-business-honor
Local
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...hunting, fishing, recreation and tourism, the driving forces of the regional...Council, and other environmental and tourism organizations."This is great news for fishing families like mine, tourism businesses, and all who are working...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-roadless-rule-overtur
State
"By The Sea" Arts & Seafood Festival to be held Aug. 8-9 in Coffman Cove

...Ketchikan Pulp Co. in 1997. After the town's largest industry left, Coffman Cove reinvented itself with a new focus on tourism and recreational fishing. It now has a population of just under 200 year round residents.Amenities in Coffman Cove include...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/sea-arts-seafood-festival-be-held-aug-8-9
Art
My Turn: Tongass programs growing in right direction

...recreation program. ATIA, along with many tourism operators in Southeast Alaska, has urged...responsibilities important to the region's tourism industry.On behalf of our members from...and being a champion for our state's tourism industry.Over the last six years, national...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/my-turn-tongass-programs-growing-righ
Opinion
My Turn: It's not clean water advocates who missed the boat on cruise ship dumping

...under challenging funding circumstances is misleading and inappropriate. He should join us in working to promote responsible tourism as well as ensuring ferries and other public works have the funding they need to reduce pollution.Let's start with getting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-26/my-turn-its-not-clean-water-advocates
Opinion
Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...break from her job as tour bus driver. "I love history and tourism. History has always been a part of my life. I want to facilitate...development, he said."We want to promote the idea of cultural tourism and how it can have an impact on Sitka's economy, culture...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/sitka-makes-big-plans-150th-alaska-day
Local
Liz Perry takes the lead at JCVB

...forward, she said. JCVB represents the tourism sector, which is the capital city's...a lot of statewide stakeholders in tourism and here in the city, helping to make this organization the authority for tourism in Juneau," Perry said, "so that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/liz-perry-takes-lead-jcvb
Local
More guided tours on tap for glacier

...of permitted visitor days - days when tourism companies are allowed to operate at the...It's the first time in 19 years tourism businesses will have a chance to compete...permit)," she said. "If you have a tourism business in Juneau you definitely want...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/more-guided-tours-tap-glacier
Local
Goldbelt Hotel purchase is official

...part of an ongoing move away from the tourism and hospitality industry for Goldbelt...Goldbelt was investing heavily in the local tourism and hospitality industry," Irwin said...Pacific Northwest, moving away from the tourism strategy it pursued in the mid- to late-90s...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-15/goldbelt-hotel-purchase-official
Local

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