Tourism outlook mixed for 2009

The price of gas is down nationwide.  The travel industry – both large cruise lines and smaller Alaska owned businesses – are offering visitors cost-saving bargains.  Are these efforts likely to mean Anchorage and Alaska can expect a good tourist season after all? According to a pair of travel industry speakers at yesterday’s Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon, the outlook is mixed.

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

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