Membership Benefits

Visit Anchorage is the destination marketing organization for Anchorage and surrounding areas. Whether you are a member or not, Visit Anchorage is working for you. Membership provides added opportunities to reach the most qualified and likely Alaska travelers through marketing and advertising opportunities. Membership also provides the opportunity to partner with other members, to provide your services to the tourism industry and add your support to Visit Anchorage's mission of attracting and serving visitors and advocating for our industry. Visit Anchorage provides ways to expand your reach with exclusive promotional opportunities, cooperative advertising programs, new marketing ideas, education, and networking. View online brochures for comprehensive reasons to join or renew. Membership with Visit Anchorage is good business!

Promotion & Exposure

Compelling and award-winning publications, an authoritative website, brochure distribution at Anchorage's Visitor Information Centers and much more - Visit Anchorage members get precisely the right exposure to their target markets through Visit Anchorage's robust marketing programs, such as the visitor and restaurant guides, calendar of leisure events, and more.

Calendars & Leads

Business opportunities are literally at your fingertips. View confidential lists of convention and tradeshow bookings, download visitor inquiries, access the annual cruise ship port-of-call calendar and find future opportunities to travel with the Visit Anchorage sales teams.

Marketing Tools

A wide variety of tools target the right Visit Anchorage audience. Members can post travel packages, deals, manage listings, and update contact information. Using this site, you can also RSVP to membership events, download images for promotional use and more. New members will get a thorough introduction to the members-only section of during the Benefits Brunch, Visit Anchorage's membership orientation, or with a one-on-one with your membership representative.

Education & Networking

Visit Anchorage hosts a variety of industry events including professional development seminars, Monthly Membership Luncheons, Business Exchanges and training opportunities. Attending these events is an invaluable investment of time and one of the best ways to position your business for growth in the visitor industry.

Industry Research

Visit Anchorage is your source for the latest industry research. Members can contact with specific research inquiries.

Visit Anchorage provides an annual update to the municipality and the community at large on tourism marketing and the visitor industry in Anchorage at the Report to the Community, held in January.

The state of Alaska historically commissions research measuring the number of annual visitors to the state, methods of entry to Alaska, country of origin and economic impacts of the state's visitor industry.

The U.S. Travel Association has published industry insights and statistics since 1973. The organization commissions research to measure both domestic and international travel to the United States, as well as the national economic benefits and effects of the visitor industry.

Government Relations for the Tourism Industry

By joining Visit Anchorage, members gain a more powerful advocacy voice than they have alone. In addition, members stay informed on political developments that may affect their business. By representing members on tourism issues in the state capitol and in front of the Anchorage Assembly, Visit Anchorage works to maintain political support that allows the visitor industry to do its job, and improves our community for residents and visitors alike.