Donna Dewhurst

Frequently Asked Membership Questions

Have a question about a Visit Anchorage membership? We have answers. Whether you’re curious about marketing and advertising or need information about upcoming events or deadlines, we’re here to help. Browse the FAQ below, and contact your member representative (or with any additional questions.

Q: Do I have to be a member to benefit from Visit Anchorage?

A: Yes and no. Many benefits — including brochure distribution at the Visitor Information Centers, access to booking calendars and leads, and listings in the Official Guide to Anchorage, the Restaurant Guide, or here on — are available exclusively to members. Other tools and initiatives — like the Healthy Anchorage Pledge, recorded webinars, and COVID-19 recovery tools — are available to any Alaska business regardless of membership status. 

Q: How much does membership cost? 

A: It depends on multiple factors, including business type and size, but the majority of Visit Anchorage members are small, local businesses and qualify for the annual minimum dues of $400.

Q: How can I benefit from Visit Anchorage marketing programs?

A: Distribute your company’s brochures at the Visitor Information Centers. Reach hundreds of thousands of potential travelers with listings on and in the Official Guide to Anchorage or the Restaurant Guide. Submit travel deals and leisure event listings. Tag Visit Anchorage in your social media posts for the chance to have your images shared via Visit Anchorage’s social media feeds, reaching thousands of digital users. Need help? Contact your membership representative for specific recommendations tailored to your business needs. 

Q: How do I update my listings?

A: Update all your listings (including printed guide and website listings) via the Member Account Center. Detailed instructions are posted to the Member Account Center dashboard.


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