Southeast visitor industry looks forward to 2022
September 23, 2021
About 200 people convened in Haines last week - in-person and virtually - for the annual Southeast Conference, and much of the discussion among municipal and chambers of commerce officials focused on the region's economy, in particular the tourism outlook for next year.
Cruise industry and airline officials talked optimistically of strong visitor travel next year, maybe even a record for cruise ship capacity, as the country emerges from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Right now, let's be positive ... this actually could happen," said Wendy Lindskoog, an assistant vice president with Ro...