Governor wants national marketing campaign for Alaska tourism
April 15, 2021
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he wants to use federal pandemic relief dollars for a national advertising campaign to support Alaska's tourism industry, though he provided no details or budget for the marketing campaign in the April 9 announcement.
The governor's office also said tourism businesses will soon receive relief grants from the state, with details to come this week.
Legislative approval is required to appropriate state funds.
Dunleavy said he has put Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer in charge of gathering information about community needs, and that Meyer and other state officials will travel throug...