As one of Alaska’s most profitable and exciting industries, tourism is a vital part of Alaska Business coverage. From cruise operations in Southeast to Aurora viewing trips in the Interior, we provide businesses with the insight and economic forecasts needed to not just run a tourism business, but to run a successful, cutting-edge tourism operation.
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The Alaska Travel Industry Association is urging all Alaskans to take precautions against the spread of COVID-19 to ensure everyone’s safety while allowing tourism businesses to keep their doors open.
The Alaska State Fair is preparing for 2021 and announced the first three acts of next summer’s concert series.
From April through September, six premium ships will take guests on authentic Alaska experiences throughout the Great Land.
The Forest Service hopes a variety of stakeholders, including the public, partners, tribes, and Alaska Native corporations, will help it identify needed work on outdoor projects.
Former Senator Mark Begich shares views on the importance of continued investment in downtown Anchorage even (and especially) in these tough times.
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Diving into Alaska Aquaculture
Aquaculture is an industry Alaskans are probably familiar with, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term itself. Broadly, aquaculture refers to the cultivation of numerous species of fish and aquatic plants, such as shellfish, algae, and finfish, as well as enhancement and restoration projects designed to increase wild populations of specific species, says Heather McCarty, vice-chair of the Alaska Mariculture Task Force.