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Margaret Germain

...Maggie volunteered with many organizations throughout the years, including 4-H, Ski club, Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jazz and Classics, and the Folk Festival.She enjoyed sewing, berry-picking and jam-making. Outdoor activities...
Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...that (time zone) conversation that will never happen again if this bill doesn't pass," she said.The Ketchikan Visitors Bureau released a resolution Monday stating that any change to daylight saving would be disastrous for its economy, citing...
State | AK legislature
Cruise ships still king

...visitors came to Alaska through Canada on highways than came via ferries, Jacobson told an audience of Ketchikan Visitors Bureau members on Friday.For bringing tourists to Alaska, the ferry system is "an important part of it," he said...
Public voice silent on ice rink

...held at Mendenhall Valley Library with local representatives present from Eaglecrest and the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau.The mission of the task force, created by the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, was to recommend new management...
'TODAY Show' at glacier attracts 1,500 fans

...repeatedly over many years."The U.S. Forest Service, the glacier visitor center and the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau also worked to get the show to Juneau, Jacobson said.At least one person will definitely visit Juneau - again...
Empire Editorial: The hidden truth behind the Legislature's extra days

...the capitol could be Juneau's next great tourist attraction. Instead of a zipline, the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau could advertise a thrilling tour through Alaska democracy. Who needs sunshine and fresh air when you have the Alaska...
Opinion | AK legislature
Carnival cancels 15 port calls in Ketchikan

...Sept. 7 and Sept. 16, according to the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau. But 15 other port calls between May 25-Aug. 31...Miracle carries 2,124 passengers, according to the visitors bureau, and was expected to bring 42,480 passengers to...
Celebrate hummingbirds in Ketchikan in April

...spring migratory birds of Southeast Alaska. The juried art show's opening reception is at 5 p.m. at the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau. Artwork will be on display through May 31. The festival will continue through May with scheduled activities such...
Cruise season will begin early the capital city this summer, said Elizabeth Arnett, tourism marketing manager for the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau. Those figures do not include smaller ships with less than 50 people aboard, or the passengers arriving Saturday...
Making tourism accessible for all

...been approved by the Tourism Management Best Practices Group. It's also encouraged by the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau, whose staff and volunteers have undergone training themselves.Crowley described the training as a way to "bridge...


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