“People travel for a variety of reasons: to escape, explore, understand and participate. But at the core of the experience lies the destination – the place that hands something to the traveler to keep forever and share with others.” -USAID
Visit Sitka, a part of the Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce, is a private, non-profit marketing organization serving Sitka under a city contract for destination marketing organization (DMO) services. Visit Sitka is funded by 92% of three-year city bed tax average and our partners. Through our efforts, we work to market and develop Sitka as a destination, focusing on convention sales, tourism and visitor services.
Tourism benefits businesses of all types–not just hospitality businesses like hotels, tour companies, and restaurants, but also secondary providers such as laundry services, flower shops, grocery stores and vehicle repair shops. Please see Tourism Works for Alaska to learn more.