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KPTMC encourages bed tax for Peninsula

...increased budget KPTMC could participate in Outside and international sales missions to educate travel agents and tour operators about the Kenai Peninsula and push spring, fall and winter tourism. Hamrick said she would also like to explore...
2014 travel hot spots: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

...Bosnia-Herzegovina. Events are planned across Europe to commemorate the centenary - - and some U.S. tour operators like Road Scholar are offering itineraries visiting places connected to the war. Famous battlefields include Verdun...
USDA program boosts tech, oysters, beer

...OceansAlaska had its supporters during this time, its detractors played a role in its change of purpose. "Some local tour operators saw an aquarium as a government funded project that was going to compete with private enterprise," Henderson said...

...The gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park, you will want to consider a day sightseeing with one of the many tour operators as part of your complete vacation to Seward. The opportunity to see humpback and orca whales, puffins and sea lions...
German airline to make stops at Fairbanks and Whitehorse rental agencies and restaurants. Andy Anger, Chena Hot Springs' European market director, said major German tour operators have agreed to book Fairbanks vacation packages. Chena Hot Springs will house the tourists for two days. Tours also...
The other bear market: Cries for regulation increase as bruin viewing rapidly gains popularity

...officials hustling to keep up as tour operators discover and subsequently the wild. Most Cook Inlet tour operators now charge between $275 and...from the National Park Service. Tour operators have found bears generally easy...
Entrepreneurs profit, consumers love the convenience, but loss of sales tax revenue concerns some

...people will have other places to go." On the peninsula there already are bed and breakfasts online, as well as tour operators and e-commerce retailers with Web sites drawing visitors from around the world. "There are service-oriented...
Homer teen realizes dream of running trolley

...want to visit? While visiting Washington, D.C. and Boston, Mass., Knudtson shared his idea with historical tour operators in those cities and was given VIP passes so he could add to his level of research and learn more about the business...
Alaska's small air carriers face mixed prospects for 2010

...said the general downturn within the small air carrier industry has affected a wide swath of local businesses. "Tour operators, downtown shops, rental car agencies, fishing, shipping, Bush community sales, among others, were affected...
Travel experts fear Alaska tourism could take big hit from attacks or couldn't get here because planes were grounded nationwide for two days. Brad Phillips, a longtime glacier tour operator in Prince William Sound, had counted on taking large groups of conventioneers on boat trips. The cancellations were...


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