Alaska: prime destination for tourists
According to the Alaskan Division of Economic Development, Alaska’s tourism industry accumulates $3.9 billion annually, more than 46,000 Alaskan jobs during peak season and $179 million in state and municipal revenues.
Between October 2012 and September 2013, nearly 1.9 million out-of-state visitors traveled to the state. In fact, this past year marked the third consecutive year of growth since 2010.
In addition, the report includes data covering regional visitor industry spending, employment and labor income estimates.
The report can be found online here.