Tourism Research

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Economic Impact of Alaska's Visitor Industry (2014-15 Update)
October 2014 - September 2015


 Peak Season Jobs

Taxes and Revenues
$187.8 M

 Visitor Spending
$1.94 B

Economic Impact
$4.17 B

 Labor Income
$1.39 B

Total Visitors
2.07 M

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Economic Impact of Alaska's Visitor Industry

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

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.

2016 Visitor Volume and Profile (Full Study)
2014-15 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2013-14 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2012-13 Interim Visitor Volume Report
2011-12 Visitor Volume and Profile Full Study
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
Cruise 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
Contact Us

As of July 1, 2016, the State of Alaska's tourism marketing and development programs will move from a state managed program to an industry managed program. For more information, contact the Alaska Travel Industry Association at 907-929-2842.