The number of cruise ship tourists is expected to be near pre-pandemic levels in 2023.
The shining star of the 2021 economy was the seafood sector, which was Southeast’s top private sector wage provider for the first time since 2015.
Ironman Alaska finishers Richard Secretaria and Joseph Paray figure that, between themselves and their significant others, they spent around $8,000 on their trip.
Health care jobs accounted for 12% of all wages in Southeast Alaska in 2020.
Businesses in Petersburg responding to an annual survey say they lost nearly half of their revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic and laid off 9% of their workforce.
The tourism industry is on an undeniable rebound, but only some businesses are returning to profitability.
The city is projected to face roughly $33 million in revenue losses, but the community was allocated just $1.7 million in direct federal funding.
A new report captures a grim economic snapshot of how Southeast Alaska has been affected by COVID-19.
Carnival Corp. won’t be bringing any of its cruise ships to Alaska this season. That’s following Wednesday’s announcement that its subsidiaries Princess Cruises and Holland America Line had canceled all remaining Alaska voyages for 2020.
A memo from the state of Alaska asks that child care facilities remain open if they can do so safely.