The Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau has changed its name to Visit Anchorage. The move is similar to that of other destination marketing organizations that have rebranded to put the focus on marketing and bringing visitors to their destinations.
The Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program, which allows certain flyers to go through an expedited security check, is scheduled to be begin at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport later this year.TSA press 571-227-2829
Renovations at the 198-room Westmark Anchorage Hotel finished up earlier this year, adding flat-screen TVs to the guest rooms and redoing the bathrooms. The property offers 4,862 square feet of meeting space.�
The 92-room Aspen Suites Hotel opened in midtown in June. Each room features a fully outfitted kitchen with a ceramic cooktop. The hotel is minutes from the airport and the convention district.
Properties in Alaska’s largest city include the 606-room Hilton Anchorage Hotel, 546-room Hotel Captain Cook, 392-room Anchorage Marriott Downtown, 375-room Sher�aton Anchorage Hotel & Spa, 251-room Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 248-room Mil�lennium Alaskan Anchor�age and 198-room Westmark Anchorage Hotel.