Tagged: Juneau

Travel Juneau Releases the Juneau Visitor Profile Survey




Back in the summer of 2016, Travel Juneau (formerly Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau) contracted the McDowell Group to analyze data collected from the recent statewide Alaska Visitor Statistics Program (AVSP). (travelagentcentral.com)

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Juneau approves another $100,000 for cruise ship lawsuit



The Juneau Assembly has ponied up another $100,000 to defend itself against litigation brought by the Cruise Lines International Association. That adds to the $283,368 it’s already spent to date defending itself in a lawsuit brought by the cruise ship industry. (ktoo.org)

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Juneau Assembly passes exempts cruise ships from sales taxes




The importance of the cruise ship industry was apparent during Monday night’s City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meeting as the group determined whether or not to pass an ordinance to establish a tax exemption for the sales of goods sold on cruise ships when they’re in Juneau’s waters. (juneauempire.com)

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Juneau’s cruise ship head tax spending pitches due next week



Proposals to spend Juneau’s cruise ship passenger fees are due next Monday, and so far, the city hasn’t received many pitches. The city charges a $5 per passenger tax on large vessels that stop in Juneau. With about a million cruise ship passengers a year, it generates about $5 million. (ktoo.org)

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Report: CLIA in Alaska Sues Juneau Over Cruise Tax




Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and its Alaska affiliate are challenging the legality of head tax fees by cruise passengers in Juneau, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Alaska. Port city fears state will retain cruise ship revenue




Municipal officials in Juneau say they’re hoping the Alaska Legislature won’t follow the recommendation of the Senate Finance Committee to retain millions in cruise ship head tax dollars from port cities. (washingtontimes.com)

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