Downtown Anchorage seen with the Alaska Range to the north.
Ken Graham

COVID-19 Business Resources

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

As the Anchorage community continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Visit Anchorage seeks to provide the best business resources, industry guidance, and other available tools to our members: Explore the links below to find the latest Municipality of Anchorage emergency orders, health and…

November Member Poll Results

Monday, November 09, 2020

Results of a recent Visit Anchorage member poll show broad support for policies aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19, such as requiring mask usage, social distancing, and other best practices. Of the 140 members who responded to the poll during the week of Nov. 2, 2020, 82% supported or…

Remembering Bill Elander

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

We're saddened to learn that Bill Elander, former President & CEO of the Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB, now Visit Anchorage) passed away on Friday, Aug. 28. After suffering a massive stroke a week earlier, Bill was home and in hospice care, surrounded by family. We’d…

Coming Soon: The New Visitor Guide

Friday, September 04, 2020

Details, Dates, and Deadlines In late August, the Municipality of Anchorage awarded a portion of local CARES Act funding to Visit Anchorage, and we are grateful for the funding to better support Anchorage’s visitor businesses, positioning our community for success when travel begins to return…

The 2020 Seymour Award Nominees

Friday, July 24, 2020

While the 2020 Seymour Awards were postponed as a public health precaution, the nominees still shine: Visit Anchorage is proud to recognize the local entrepreneurs and organizations nominated for this year's awards. Nominees are people and businesses making a difference in our community, the…
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has brought a sea change to Alaska’s 2020 cruise season: On April 9, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indefinitely extended a No Sail Order for all cruise ships, and the Canadian government has closed all ports to cruise travel until July 1. …