This summer, visitors from around the world will travel to our state to experience all that Alaska has to offer. Here are some of the economic benefits of their arrival:
• CLIA Alaska is projecting a record-breaking 1,165,474 cruise passengers will come on 518 scheduled sailings.
• During peak season, around 47,000 people are employed by the tourism industry.
• Alaska’s visitor industry has been shown to generate $100 million in state revenue and $83 million in municipal revenue.
T&C is looking forward to another successful tourism season and welcomes each and every visitor to the Last Frontier.