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Proposed bed tax draws comments for and against issue

...ordinance that, if passed, would ask voters on Oct. 7 if a 4 percent bed tax should be implemented.The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council is currently funded at $300,000 annually to promote tourism in the borough. If the tax passes and...
Assembly tweaks, passes borough budget

...Economic Development District, Central Area Rural Transit System, Small Business Development Center and Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council. Pierce said he thinks residents of the Kenai Peninsula are split on whether or not their tax dollars...
Bed tax may not be the best route for the borough

As the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly budget process ramps up, the idea of a bed tax as a mechanism to pay for tourism marketing and promotion efforts, among other things, has been floated once again.
Business News

...joint luncheon at noon on Tuesday at Froso's Restaurant. Shanon Hamrick, executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, will give a presentation on a proposed Kenai Peninsula Borough bed tax ordinance. RSVP to 262-9814...
Bed Tax editorial misses the mark, marketing is never a bad idea for local business

Response to "Bed tax may not be the best route for the borough". The individual who wrote this article was very well spoken and polite. To this individual, thank you for shedding light on your perspectives, however, I have to refute this opinion article.
Non-profits seek funding to continue providing community resources

...the resolution. Wolf and Pierce cast the only votes in favor of it, so the resolution failed. The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council is scheduled to get $300,000 from the borough. Shanon Hamrick, KPTMC executive director, said...
Business news

...Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on Tuesday at Frosos Restaurant. A presentation from Shanon Hamrick, Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, is planned.RSVP to 262-9814. ? The Kenai Chamber of Commerce next meets at noon on Wednesday...
Tourism industry expects record season

Get ready for another busy tourist season in the Kenai Peninsula.
Lots of tools available for entrepreneurs

...realm, including web applications, to manage social media, such as one called Buffer, Zak said.The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council also offers various advertising services at a cost, including social media help. All those factors...
4th Annual Taste of the Kenai sells out Sterling Community Center

...and 7 live auction items that included exotic trips on the Kenai Peninsula and hunting rifle, the Kenai Peninsula Tourism & Marketing Council's (KPTMC) 4th Annual Taste of the Kenai was the most successful ever. With visitors and participants...


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