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Resident opposed to bed tax

...none. The explanation for use of funds: Tourism? Estimates of revenue to be raised by...0 and $2.4 million. Use of funds? Tourism. This is so absurd it is almost laughable...responsibility for disclosure, except it's for tourism. Who markets cruise trips to Seward...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-21/resident-opposed-to-bed-t
Letters
Lodge owners consider proposed bed tax

...implemented borough-wide to be used for tourism marketing purposes.At the 6 p.m...actually help because the area needs more tourism marketing."To at all compete with our...peninsula's overall economy, not just tourism businesses, by bringing in more people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-19/lodge-owners-consider-proposed-bed-t
News
Les Palmer: Changing the process

...of one in a gill net, and the gap grows daily. Each year, tourism puts more Alaskans to work and brings in more "outside" dollars...we're all losers. Imagine a not-far-off future with Big Tourism holding two or three seats on the board. Would that be any...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/les-palmer-changing-the-process
Outdoors
What others say: Weeding out the invasives

...Forest Service, the Department of Fish and Wildlife and the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, "the growing tourism industry in Alaska, as well as oil and gas development, international trade and a burgeoning human population all contribute...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-13/what-others-say-weeding-out-the-i
Opinion
Proposed bed tax draws comments for and against issue

...implemented.The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council is currently funded at $300,000 annually to promote tourism in the borough. If the tax passes...believes a bed tax will increase tourism on the Kenai Peninsula, citing the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/proposed-bed-tax-draws-comments-for-
News
Taxes on tourism already in place

...borough and $15 to the city of Soldotna; 3 percent for each entity. Enter tourism and the Moock Tax. It was decided to tax at the full rate, no cap, on any tourism sales. So, when a group of tourists purchase a package at $30,000, their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-19/taxes-on-tourism-already-
Letters
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...friends from the Lower 48, and Alaska's tourism industry leaders are expecting a good...Fairbanks is coming off a "robust" winter tourism season, Explore Fairbanks President and...said.Interior businesses tied to winter tourism are reporting more and more international...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-12/tourism-expected-to-hold-the-line-in
News
KPTMC encourages bed tax for Peninsula

...unincorporated areas of the borough would go to tourism promotion for the borough. The remaining...Peninsula and push spring, fall and winter tourism. Hamrick said she would also like to...position to work with Anchorage and state tourism to incorporate Kenai Peninsula in plans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-16/kptmc-encourages-bed-tax-for-peninsu
News
Business News

...host a 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 or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-06-11/business-news
Community
Community support key to Kenai River Spring Cleanup

...Other event and prize-drawing sponsors included: Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker, Alaska Sea Life Center, Alaska Tourism Marketing Council, Alaska West Air, Aspen Hotel, Batir Constructions, Bubb's Pizza, CBC Rental,Charlotte's, Homer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-18/community-support-key-to-
Letters

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