Anchorage got a couple mentions in a recent Washington Post article about travel planning for summer 2021 and changing desires for travel post-pandemic. Anchorage was called out as a destination on the rise as traveler's stick to domestic adventures and seek out "outdoorsy destinations." Anchorage was among the most-searched for destinations on the travel app Hopper.
"'Summer in Alaska is probably the nicest time to travel to Alaska, but it’s also doing a great job with its vaccination rollout,' [Hopper economist Adit] Damodaran says. 'Some travelers might be expecting that the situation in Alaska will be really good by summer 2021.' The state also just dropped its testing requirement for visitors."
Read the full Washington Post article.