Donna Dewhurst

Travel Trade FAM Tours

Ready to see what Anchorage, Alaska is like for yourself? Visit Anchorage hosts regular familiarization or FAM tours throughout the year. FAM tours include accommodations and all group activities and meals and a limited airfare reimbursement.

Qualify for an Anchorage FAM Tour

  • Complete Alaska Wild Expert (AWE) destination training prior to and within 12 months of the AWE training cutoff (see schedule below).
  • If you completed AWE training more than 12 months prior, we encourage you to take the training again. We regularly update the content to incorporate new attractions and seasonal changes. 
  • Connect with Anchorage AWE on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for ways to increase your chances to qualify.

Awarding Free FAM Tour Seats

  • Only AWE graduates qualify for a seat on our FAM tours
  • Seats will be awarded by a random drawing of all AWE graduates who have taken the training within 12 months of the AWE training cutoff listed below.

FAM Tour Schedule

Winter Iditarod FAM 2017 December 30, 2016  March 2-6, 2017
Spring FAM 2017 February 1, 2017 May 25-29, 2017

For more information on FAM tour opportunities, please email