Sustainable tourism encourages travelers to consider the social, environmental, and economic effects of their vacation choices. At a business level, sustainable tourism encourages providers to reduce energy, food, or material waste; engage local or indigenous communities in their business operations; or source materials from other locally owned businesses. Adventure Green AlaskaAdventure Green Alaska (AGA) is Alaska’s only sustainable tourism certification program. AGA-certified businesses, operating across the state, provide a variety of services and activities, from active adventures and wildlife viewing to excursion tours. AGA-certified companies commit to supporting local communities through employment and sourcing, adopting sustainable use and recycling efforts, and respecting local customs and Alaska Native cultures as a way of doing business. Look for the AGA logo to support sustainable tourism.

Tips to help you plan your trip to Alaska

Where can I see totem poles in Alaska?

Learn More Beginning in Ketchikan and extending north throughout many of the Southeast Alaska Inside Passage communities, totemic art...

Alaska is Affordable

Learn More A common misconception is that a trip to Alaska is expensive. This idea is likely a holdover from the boom-days when...

Alaska Facts

Learn More How big is Alaska? How many big mountains are there? Read on to learn more.

Mosquitoes

Learn More Much like wilderness areas in other parts of the U.S., Alaska has its share of pesky insects. Mosquitoes are...

This website uses cookies to analyze traffic and customize content on this site.
By clicking OK and using this website, you are agreeing to our privacy policy regarding the use of cookies.

OK