Donna Dewhurst

Travel Trade FAM Tours

Ready to see what Anchorage, Alaska is like for yourself? Visit Anchorage hosts regular familiarization or FAM tours throughout the year. FAM tours include accommodations and all group activities and meals and a limited airfare reimbursement.

Qualify for a Free Anchorage FAM Tour

  • Complete Alaska Wild Expert (AWE) destination training prior to and within 12 months of the AWE training cutoff (see schedule below).
  • If you completed AWE training more than 12 months prior, we encourage you to take the training again. We regularly update the content to incorporate new attractions and seasonal changes. 
  • Correctly answer trivia questions posted on Anchorage AWE FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages to increase your chances to qualify.

Awarding Free FAM Tour Seats

  • Only AWE graduates qualify for a seat on our FAM tours
  • Seats will be awarded by a random drawing of all AWE graduates who have taken the training within 12 months of the AWE training cutoff listed below.
  • Those that complete AWE I and AWE II will get two entries into the drawing
  • AWE graduates who correctly answer the social media trivia questions will have their names entered for every correct answer (one correct answer per person, per question).

FAM Tour Schedule

UPCOMING FAMS                      TRIVIA                    AWE TRAINING  CUTOFF AWE FAM TRIP DATES
Winter Iditarod FAM 2016 Dec 7-11, 2015 Nov. 30, 2015    March 3-7, 2016
Spring FAM 2016 Feb. 1-5, 2016 Jan. 31, 2016 May 19-23, 2016

For more information on FAM tour opportunities, please email