News & Events

Stay up to date with current news and events within ATIA and the tourism industry statewide.

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ATIA Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Testimony - April 17, 2018

17-Apr-2018 – Sarah Leonard, ATIA President and CEO, testified to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee meeting today at the invitation of Senator Lisa Murkowski regarding deferred maintenance in our national parks. See the recorded testimony here ..

National Park Service Announces Plan to Address Infrastructure Needs

12-Apr-2018 – Our voice has been heard! More than 100,000 comments were submitted to the National Park Service in response to its October 2017 proposal to increase fees at 17 national parks to address its deferred maintenance backlog. While ATIA supports the N..

ATIA Foundation Scholarship Awards Announced

10-Apr-2018 – The Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA) Foundation announced $25,000 in scholarship awards to 17 outstanding recipients from across the state. These competitive, one‐year awards recognize students who have a passion to succeed in field..

Tourism Improvement District In the News

01-Mar-2018 – Representative Jason Grenn was interviewed by KTVA about why Alaska needs a Tourism Marketing Program and the benefits of a Tourism Improvement District. KTVA story (http://www.ktva.com/story/37618719/lawmakers-looking-for-ways-to-fund-touris..