Wrangell Tribe hires new tourism coordinator
May 18, 2017
Wrangell Cooperative Association has created a new position for tourism development, hiring Rachel Moreno for the job.
The move is one intended to better coordinate the
Tribe’s participation in the visitor industry, a growing segment of the economy regionally despite declines in other sectors. According to state labor statistics, tourism accounted for nine percent of all employment earnings in Southeast for 2015. The sector made up about 17 percent of all jobs, and is currently the fastest-growing. About 500 average annual jobs were added last year, and a total of 1,500 have been added s...