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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...

...staging area came concerns from Juneau's tourism industry about equitability, Schaal said...for Princess Cruises and organizer of Tourism Best Management Practices, acted as a...when it came to addressing the worries of tourism companies, Day said."We have a very...
Housing market heating up

...Peninsula Borough Assembly, said the three main drivers of the peninsula economy are oil and gas, commercial fishing and tourism. One big factor in the residential market is the recreational component - people want homes on the Kenai River. Overall the...
Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...groups of the salmon resource are important to Alaska's economy," Fox said. "We shouldn't put all of our eggs in the tourism basket."Committee vice-chair, Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, was one of the committee members who asked presenters...
Job center sees increase interest in fair

...more than 50 employers from a variety of industries - healthcare, oil and gas, construction, commercial fishing, retail, tourism - at the fair, a variety of information about local openings was available to attendees. Emerald Alaska Inc. had a booth...
Voices of Alaska: Measure would preserve spill response, prevention efforts

...Service Company. The council's 19 member organizations are communities in the region affected by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, as well as aquaculture, commercial fishing, environmental, Native, recreation, and tourism groups.
Les Palmer: Remember the Exxon Valdez

...returned, and if the fisheries had been destroyed, there wouldn't now be a constituency of boaters, fishermen, tourists and tourism industry to support the present safeguards and to carry the outrage forward to the next generation.If we forget the danger...
Business news

...Soldotna 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 at the...
Tourism industry expects record season

...executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council.Hamrick said she is...risen steadily since 2010. Last year the tourism council projected 400,000 and drop a line here."The impact of tourism in the local economy is far-reaching...
Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 24-28

...The Senate Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss SB 182 Public Employee Salary Differentials, SB 194 Tourism Marketing Board, HB 266 Appropriations: Operating Budget/Loans/Funds and HB 267 Appropriations: Mental Health Budget...


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