Tourism Development and Marketing

Tourism Research

Economic Impact of Alaska's Visitor Industry (2012-13 Update)
October 2012 - September 2013


 Peak Season Jobs

Taxes and Revenues
$179 M

 Visitor Spending
$1.8 B

Economic Impact
$3.9 B

 Labor Income
$1.3 B

Total Visitors
1.96 M

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Economic Impact of Alaska's Visitor Industry

Prepared for Alaska Division of Economic Development by McDowell Group, Inc.

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Alaska Visitor Statistics Program

The AVSP is a year-long study of out-of-state visitors to Alaska that includes (1) a visitor survey (2011-12 and 2006-07) that provides visitor demographics, expenditures, opinions and trip planning information and (2) annual visitor volume estimates.

2012-13 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2011-12 Visitor Volume and Profile
Summer 2011
Fall/Winter 2011-12
2010-11 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2009-10 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2008-09 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2007-08 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2006-07 Visitor Volume and Profile
Economic Impact of Alaska's Visitor Industry
Marketing Program Research
Research Archives
Profiles of Visitors to Rural Alaska (2006)
Marketing Studies
Economic Impact Studies
Alaska Visitor Statistics Program IV (2000-2004)
Rural Alaska Tourism Infrastructure Needs Assessment, 1997
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Caryl McConkie
Tourism Development Specialist, Research