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ACVB: Anchorage ideal for conventions

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Despite severe budget cutbacks and a slumping bed tax collection, the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau continues to attract organizations looking for a location for its conventions. The economic boon to Anchorage...

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...will continue to work with Anchorage to attract more tourism.Currently, she said, KPTMC is working with the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau in Anchorage to draw more conventions to the Peninsula."Any kind of business that you can...

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Tourism steady, Peninsula still a recreation draw

...will continue to work with Anchorage to attract more tourism. Currently, she said, KPTMC is working with the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau in Anchorage to draw more conventions to the Peninsula. "Any kind of business that you can...

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Convention planners launch marketing push

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Anchorage convention planners have launched a marketing blitz to bring more conventions...city weather the expected drop in tourism revenue, the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau is ramping up direct mailing efforts...

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Group proposes hotel tax to pay for convention center

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Proponents of a new Anchorage convention center asked the Assembly on Tuesday to put a hotel...on the municipal ballot in April. The group, Anchorage Convention and Civic Center Yes, asked the Assembly to approve...

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Anchorage visitors bureau reports record year in 2001

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Despite the sharp drop in tourism after the September terrorist attacks, the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau enjoyed a record year for convention sales in 2001. The bureau is the city's main marketing organization...

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...The featured speaker will be Steve Holloran, vice president, community member and visitor relations with the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, call Michelle at 262-9814. * The Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon...

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Tourism industry optimistic for 2010

...others are predicting the tourism market in Alaska will be down further, she said. Still, some members of the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau are already indicating they are selling summer business at a better pace than this time last...

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Travel experts fear Alaska tourism could take big hit from attacks

...represents a loss of at least $2.3 million to the city, said Joy Maples, public relations director for the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau. Other conventions had lower than expected turnout because delegates either chose not to fly...

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Celebrating state?s 50th: Alaskans working together to make anniversary special

...commission to plan and build gigantic fireworks displays as part of the celebration. We?ve secured space in the new Anchorage Convention Center for the official program on Jan. 3, 2009, and we?ve invited President and Mrs. Bush to be our guests...

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