• HVS Report - Anchorage Lodging Market: Winter 2021 Update - By Kasia M. Russell and Breanna S. Smith

    10 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Declining oil and gas prices since 2014 have largely resulted in an economic retrogression in Alaska. Aside from the oil and gas industry, the tourism industry is one of the largest private-sector groups of employers in the state and accounts for one of every eight jobs. Therefore, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been detrimental to the local economy. While the widespread availability of a vaccine has ignited hope, tourism recovery faces some obstacles in 2021.
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