The Fairbanks visitor industry is organizing the 16th Visitor Industry Walk for Charity to be held on Friday, May 11, 2018. Families, friends and community groups are invited to sign up to walk and eat to support local non-profits. Registered walkers will meet on May 11th between 5:30 and 6 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church parking lot and follow a course that will take them through downtown Fairbanks.
Governor Bill Walker announced the delegation for Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission, which will include fisheries, tourism, and investment businesses, as well as a baby food maker, an architecture firm, and a university.
Alaska Airlines announced a new policy for guests flying with emotional support and psychiatric service animals.
Sullivan is responsible for the award-winning airline’s flight operations and flight standards.
Commemorating a little-known Alaska battlefield of global significance, the Alaska Aviation Museum has created the Kiska Exhibit, opening Thursday, April 12, 2018. May marks the 75th commemorative anniversary of US efforts to retake the Japanese-held islands of Kiska and Attu. A slice of Alaska World War Two history, the Kiska Exhibit includes both historic and modern images of Kiska’s battlefield landscape.
Local businesses are partnering with city government and Alaska’s largest museum to use design to face-off with Anchorage’s big-city problems.
he Eighth Annual Yakutat Tern Festival is May 31-June 3, 2018. The festival is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat, Alaska, which hosts one of the largest and southernmost known nesting colonies of Aleutian Terns, as well as Arctic Terns and up to 200 other bird species that nest in or migrate through the area.
Alyeska Resort has developed a new app which promises to streamline and condense information users search for most frequently on the Alyeska website. The information highlighted on the new app ranges from hotel bookings and food & beverage options to snow reporting, web cams and Sitzmark concerts and events. High volume areas of the Alyeska website like trail maps, event calendar as well as links to Alyeska’s social media channels are also highlighted in the app for searching and access ease.
Beer drinkers will soon see a new variety 12-pack from Alaskan Brewing, one which revolutionizes the sampler pack phenomenon.