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Parnell picks apart issues

...and the rest of the world."It's all about creating an environment here where travelers and investment in the travel industry will come to Alaska," Parnell said.Just last week the state announced a third consecutive year of growth in the...
My Turn: Forest Service has cut too deep

Last month, the Alaska Travel Industry Association's (ATIA) board...Begich championed the state's travel industry and highlighting its economic...observed the Southeast Alaska travel industry is "big business" as an economic...
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...while attending the U.S. Travel Association's 2014 IPW (International Pow Wow) meant to bring North American travel industry marketers together with worldwide vacation planners.? Elwood Brehmer is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce...
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Complaints of bedbugs on the rise around Alaska

...It's never completely disappeared. But then, we started seeing a huge increase in 2000, predominantly in the travel industry."Pied Piper and its branches in Fairbanks and Juneau sold more than $30,000 in retail products last year to...
Food Bank update and thanks

...fresh foods. Thanksgiving in March is our major fundraiser each year. To organizer the Juneau Chapter of the Alaska Travel Industry Association, to our legislative waiters and servers, all who donate auction items and those who attend and buy them...
Southeast residents named to state boards

...Transportation Committee, Alaska Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Skagway Transportation Committee and Alaska Travel Industry Association.The commission reviews salaries, benefits and allowances of members of the Legislature, governor...
Tourism leader, POW defender Stephens dies

...Stephens also stood out as a leader in various travel and tourism groups and was a charter member of the Alaska Travel Industry Association created in 2000. He pushed legislators hard for money to market Alaska's wonders, his daughter said...
My turn: Alaska needs a US senator who will promote tourism

...from Japan, Korea, and China. The same is true for marketing Alaska domestically. I support providing the Alaska Travel Industry Association and local convention and visitor bureaus more resources to market Alaska in the Lower 48. Just a small...
On The Move

...programs for the company, as well as expanding its national accounts program. McKiernan has been involved in the travel industry for more than 19 years, holding management positions with Singapore Airlines, Reno Air and Alaska Airlines. He...
Alaska Digest

...dinner in Anchorage. An estimated 11,000 Japanese travelers visited Alaska last year, according to the Alaska Travel Industry Association. Japan also was the state's biggest foreign-trade partner again. Voles infesting Fairbanks yards...


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