Alaska Heritage Tours wins award

The U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) selected Alaska Heritage Tours (AHT) for its 2008 Best of Anchorage Award in the Tour Operators and Promoters category on Dec. 16, 2008.

The USLBA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that it believes have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. The program focuses on quality, not quantity.

AHT is CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp.’s package tour and booking company. It packages tours to some of Alaska’s most spectacular destinations, including Denali National Park, Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound. Packages include lodging, transportation, sightseeing and soft-adventure activities. Tours can be tailored to suit the traveler’s needs, budget and timeframe. For more information, go online to

The USLBA is a Washington D.C.-based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USLBA is to promote and advocate for local business across the country through public relations, marketing and advertising. For more information, go online to