Archive of: Tourism

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NMFS corrects report, seeks more info on sport fishing July Issue 1 2014

NMFS corrects report, seeks more info on sport fishing

The National Marine Fisheries Service is also working to improve its data on the impacts of recreational fishing. The agency recently announced corrections to its “Fisheries Economics of the United States 2012” report.

State labor market tightens as tourist season ramps up May Issue 3 2014

State labor market tightens as tourist season ramps up

If you’re out for dinner in a restaurant this summer, you may find the wait-time for your meal is a little longer.

May Issue 1 2014

Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

Alaska Air Group Inc. is on a major roll. The airline company announced it earned $94 million of first quarter net income in its earnings report April 25.

Cruise ship staging area will be ready for first arrivals April Issue 3 2014

Cruise ship staging area will be ready for first arrivals

JUNEAU — The staging area at the city cruise ship docks downtown is near the end of a major overhaul and should be ready by the time the first ship reaches the docks in a few weeks.

April Issue 2 2014

Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

It’s almost time for the rush of family and friends from the Lower 48, and Alaska’s tourism industry leaders are expecting a good, but not great, 2014 visitor season.

Southeast Alaska guides prep for strong king salmon season April Issue 2 2014

Southeast Alaska guides prep for strong king salmon season

Scientists are expecting Southeast Alaska’s marine waters to fill with king salmon this summer — and fishing guides are among those angling for a boost to their businesses as a result of the strong forecasts.

Bed tax numbers, 2014 visitor outlook strong February Issue 1 2014

Bed tax numbers, 2014 visitor outlook strong

Hotels, lodges, and bed and breakfasts in the state’s major destinations had a healthy year in 2013 based on preliminary bed tax results.