At Monday’s Assembly meeting, members praised Kirby Day for his leadership of Tourism Best Management Practices for the last 25 years.
"Tourism Best Management Practices"
New agreement between Juneau and cruise industry marks big shift from past lawsuit
The industry’s commitments include giving advance notice to the city of ship schedules and capacity numbers and keeping big, outdoor screens turned off while in port.
When it comes to cruise ship passengers, how much is too much? Visitor industry insiders differ.
After a season of record-breaking growth, a gathering of tourism industry stakeholders in Juneau celebrated the summer’s success. But some attendees voiced concern about the need for serious conversations about the number of cruise ship passengers visiting the state.
Juneau forum discusses local impacts of growth in cruise ship tourism
Juneau’s first large cruise ship of the year arrives this weekend, but the conversation about how to manage a growing tourism industry will continue well beyond this record-breaking summer season.
What’s in store for Juneau this cruise season?
Tour operators and seasonal businesses are busy getting ready for the anticipated 1.3 million passengers expected to arrive over the next five months.
Juneau Assembly approves passenger fee funding for waterfront development
Three days after the final ruling over how the city spends passenger fees, the Juneau Assembly approved a downtown waterfront improvement package Monday that will be paid for in large part with those fees.