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Alaska still a cool destination for tourists, ski buffs in winter

...some of the attractions that have built Alaska's tourism reputation. Deb Hickok, president of the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau, said Fairbanks remains a big draw to visitors in the winter despite subarctic temperatures. She said...
German airline to make stops at Fairbanks and Whitehorse

...Whitehorse. Those are the company's only northern flights. Deb Hickok, executive director of the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the Interior tourism industry has a big job ahead of it. ''We have a lot of marketing to do...
Borough mayor seeks $200,000 for tourism bureau

...FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Fairbanks Borough Mayor Rhonda Boyles is asking the assembly to give $200,000 to the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau to market Fairbanks as a tourist destination. The money had originally been set aside to be used for...
Fairbanks airport seeks subisidy for service to Germany

...The commission discussed other options for supporting Condor, including appropriating money to the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau to increase its share of sponsorship. FCVB, Fountainhead Development, the Riverboat Discovery, Doyon...
Hotels hope tourists follow room boom

...increased capacity, which was roughly 2,600 rooms, in Fairbanks by about 20 percent, according to the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau. ''The summers will be fine. It's the winters that frighten us most,'' said Lloyd Husky, general...
AFN returns to Fairbanks

The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is back in Fairbanks. It will be the first time since 2010 that the annual Alaska Native gathering will be held in the Golden Heart City and just the fourth time overall.
Tourism industry optimistic for 2010

...optimism that consumer confidence is back, said Deb Hickok, president and chief executive officer of the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau. On the other hand, others are predicting the tourism market in Alaska will be down further, she said...


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