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

Category - Member-to-Member News

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. …

February 2020 Hotel Insights

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Hotel performance in February slowed significantly in 2020, failing to meet the high-water marks set in 2019. Hotel revenue was down 15% year over year; yet with $13.3 million in revenue, it was still the second best February on record. Demand dropped 11% year over year, and ADR slid 4%. February…