At the Kodiak City
Council regular meeting on Thursday evening, the Kodiak Island Convention and
Visitors Bureau will present a report on the recently completed cruise ship
public forum. The brief presentation will take place during the "citizens to be
heard" portion of the meeting.
Janet Buckingham is the
executive director of the Kodiak Island Visitors Bureau. She said the public
should take an active interest in how tourism develops in Kodiak.
Ships 1 32 sec. "This is a follow-up ... on the
Buckingham said the
report is based on a four-question survey conducted at the public forum in
Ships 2 25 sec. "We asked four questions ... about
According to Buckingham,
the increase in the number of cruise ships visiting Kodiak in recent years
provided the impetus for the survey and resulting report in order to determine
the impact of cruise ship visits on the community.
Ships 3 15 sec. "The number of ships ... how they
feel about that.")
The cruise ship report
will be repeated at the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting on February 19th
during the committee reports portion of the meeting.