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Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...over into summer," she said.Hickok and Saupe spoke to the Journal from Chicago, while attending the U.S. Travel Association's 2014 IPW (International Pow Wow) meant to bring North American travel industry marketers together with worldwide...
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Alaska Digest

...average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Anchorage was $2.58, according to a survey conducted by the AAA travel association. Traffic resumes on Million Dollar Bridge ANCHORAGE - A bridge across the Copper River that leads to a thicket...
Proposed halibut quotas split tourism industry

...are adamantly for it and others who are adamantly against it," Worrell said. After survey results came in, the travel association decided not to take a position on the issue. "It was a no-win situation," he said. The proposed IFQ plan...
Panel suggests state approve tourism funding

...and anxiety over the recession are the major reasons. The travel association adopted a crisis recovery plan, still in draft form, at a...billion mark, according to an impacts summary prepared by the travel association.
Tourist bookings drop, but not as much as feared

...responses. It was a blind survey so the names of businesses aren't available, said Mark Morones, spokesman for the travel association. The hardest hit sectors so far include the car and RV rental business, trains, cruise ships and motor coaches...
Alaska tourism group proposes marketing blitz the Governor's Task Force on Jobs and Economy Since Sept. 11, said the panel's members support the travel association's plan. Sen. Gary Wilken, who sits on the Senate Finance Committee, said he was willing to take a good look...
Neighbors Digest

...sponsored by the Downtown Business Association, the Filipino Community Hall, Rotary Clubs of Juneau and Alaska Travel Association. Gift wrapping benefit for seniors Christmas gift wrapping is available from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...contrary to Campbell's testimony, Fay said. Juneau Sen. Kim Elton, a Democrat, also said he's worried the new travel association intends to give disproportionate support to industrial scale tourism through the statewide marketing plan. Most...
Travel association fails to make case

The state funding request by the Alaska Travel Industry Association is a dramatic change from past agreements with the state to share equally in Alaska tourism promotion.
Tourism board asks for more funds to market Alaska the southern state as a prime mountain biking location. Web links To listen to the presentation by the Alaska Travel Association at the Tuesday meeting of the House Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Committee, visit


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