The Anchorage Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors voted to support Proposition 13, a ballot initiative introducing a 5 percent retail sales tax on alcohol within the Municipality of Anchorage.
Nowhere is this love of snowmachining more obvious than during the Iron Dog, when seventy-two riders set off across the state in one of the longest and most challenging snowmachine races in the world.
Marx Bros. Café is an icon in the Anchorage dining scene, which is a result of both their long history of quality and their ongoing drive to innovate and surprise. Co-owners Richard “Van” Hale and Jack Amon are part of the 2020 class of laureates inducted into the Alaska Business Hall of Fame.
The food service teams at Red Dog Mine, BP’s Main Construction Camp and Tarmac Camp, and the housekeeping teams at Hilcorp’s Milne Point unit are all award recipients.
Columbia Sussex, which has owned and managed The Hilton Anchorage since 2006, recently completed an extensive multi-million dollar renovation, including upgrades to the lobby, dining establishments, guest rooms, fitness center and conference spaces.
Travel Juneau released its 2018-2019 Convention Survey and 2018 Visitor Survey, both conducted by McDowell Group.
The Juneau community feels that, as a destination, Juneau is strong on authentic attractions, outdoor activities and entertainment options, and a little weak on meeting facilities and accommodations.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board unanimously approved a loan participation for a project located in Anchorage.
Charles Elliott Jackson, Jr. and Toni L. Strauss, owners of the Seward Hospitality Group (ZPA LLC), were recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States for 2018 with an Inc. 5000 award in San Antonio, Texas.
When it’s time to network, learn, and even pick up some swag, there are a bevy of annual conventions held statewide to inform and entertain.