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Tourism courting Indian, South American travelers

...municipality's tourism bureau, spearheaded sales trips to cities in both regions. Those trips, targeted at tour operators, travel agents and media, continued last year, in partnership with Alaska Airlines and the state tourism marketing program.The most...
Replacing Tustumena a priority for marine board, the state ferry system has reduced service, eliminated two seasonal promotions and cut certain commissions for travel agents. Agents won't get paid for booking authorized military travel and in-state travel by Alaska residents."We really...
Catalino Barril

...Office in Juneau, and then moved to Anchorage to work for the Cook Inlet Regional Native Corporation, and later as a Travel Agent. He was also employed by the Goldbelt Corporation as a Naturalist and interpreter in Southeast Alaska. After retiring...
Volunteering on vacation

...It's nice, nice, nice. It's a beautiful area that needs a lot of work." So, don't worry about contacting your travel agent or booking flights. If this kind of getaway fits into your summer plans, simply log onto and click...
Travel agencies strive to survive

...were being paid out every year." Cyndi Isaak is a travel agent who worked for Executravel in Juneau before it closed...Moving to a home business is the current trend for travel agents, Isaak said, because lack of commissions makes it...
Downtown sour on cruise ship initiative Alaska even if they have to pay an extra $50 as the state and the local region offer such a unique experience. A travel agent in Connecticut told The Associated Press last year that his clients were still willing to pay an extra $500 to $1...
The draw of Kenai

...weekend, finding accommodations can be a challenge, and we booked at the last minute. Although we went through a local travel agent, we found ourselves in an unusual bed-and-breakfast, which consisted of a lovely room in the home of some fundamentalists...
Alaska Airlines to charge $5 for meals

...nonalcoholic beverage are still free, he added. "People are simply not used to getting a meal," said Anchorage travel agent Carol Manley, with Custom Trip Planning. "I just tell my clients don't get on the plane hungry." Passengers are...
Living on Rhine time

...reservations for her guests and that a birthday celebration was in progress. While we waited to order, an unemployed travel agent entertained us with stories about working for Rick Steve's. Several weeks before we left Juneau, we learned that...
Local sports affected by attacks they will be able to get Saturday's game in. Head coach Reilly Richey said he's been told by the team's travel agent that if the team can't make its scheduled flight on Friday that there is room for the team on a Saturday morning flight...


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