Media Center

Welcome to the Alaska Travel Industry Association media center.

ATIA Fact Sheet (October 2019)
Alaska Tourism Fact Sheet

Press Releases

ATIA Foundation announces 2020 scholarship recipients – May 27, 2020

Adventure Green Alaska announces new and renewing certfied businesses – February 12, 2020

2019-2020 ATIA Board Announced – October 15, 2019

2019 Tourism Awards Announced – October 15, 2019

Businesses Win Big in Alaska Tourism Shark Tank – October 15, 2019


Alaska leaders’ help is needed to save Alaska tourism – Anchorage Daily News, August 6, 2020

Amid today’s tubulence, Alaska panel hopeful for the future of travel – Travel Weekly, June 24, 2020

Alaska’s tourism economy needs your support – Anchorage Daily News, June 11, 2020

Economic Pandemic: Economic Recovery – KTUU, June 10, 2020

New website offers in-state travel deals for Alaskans – KTVA, June 2, 2020

Show Up for Alaska campaign promotes resident travel deals and urges Alaskans to support local tourism businesses – Anchorage Press, June 1, 2020

Cruise ban leaves ‘America’s last frontier’ even less accessible – Telegraph (UK), May 27, 2020

While the tourists are away, Alaskans will play – Alaska Public Media, May 15, 2020

COVID-19 stalls iconic Alaska road trips, threatens northern B.C. businesses – CBC, May 14, 2020

Alaska could be empty of tourists this summer, here’s how residents could benefit – Alaska Public Media, May 12, 2020

Alaska faces more summer cruise ship cancellations – Washington Post, May 6, 2020

Alaska Float Fishing Company Takes Big Hit from Coronavirus Pandemic – KTVA, May 4, 2020

Juneau hits the web with photos to encourage tourists – KINY, April 24, 2020

‘Putting the company almost on life support’: Cruise ship cuts devastate Alaska tourism – Alaska Public Media, April 21, 2020

Cruise ship exodus from Alaska cuts very deeply – Travel Weekly, April 16, 2020

Princess and Holland America cancel 2020 Gulf of Alaska sailings – Alaska Journal of Commerce, April 15, 2020

Princess and Holland America cancel 2020 Gulf of Alaska sailings because of coronavirus pandemic – Anchorage Daily News, April 14, 2020

Normally a bright spot in the Alaska recession, tourism outlook dims with coronavirus uncertainty – Anchorage Daily News, March 25, 2020

Alaska Travel Industry Association discusses impact of COVID-19 – Travel Weekly, March 25, 2020

Sullivan wants feds to formally get behind tourism industry – KTVA, December 26, 2019

Alaska operators share cruise news at October event – Travel Weekly, November 26, 2019

Movers and Shakers for October 27 – Alaska Journal of Commerce, October 23, 2019

When it domes to cruise ship passengers, how much is too much? Visitor industry insiders differ – KTOO, October 15, 2019

Cultural tourism hitting its stride, engaging visitors – KTVA, October 14, 2019

ATIA Conference Report – Alaska Business, October 10, 2019

Small businesses win big in Alaska version of ‘Shark Tank’  – Juneau Empire, October 9, 2019

ATIA: Cruise, airline passenger traffic up this summer – KTVA, October 8, 2019

As cruise season closes, tour officials bullish on summer – KTVA, October 3, 2019

Media Contacts

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