Media & Awards

Media Resources & Awards

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Year after year, the team at John Hall’s Alaska works hard to maintain our high standards. Considering how many travel and tourism companies there are in the world, it is quite the feat to get national recognition, and for all the right reasons! From savvy influencers to trusted publications and industry pros, those who find us tend to love us. We are elated to be recognized!


At John Hall’s Alaska, we strive to go above and beyond for our tour guests and it is especially humbling to be acknowledged in the travel and tourism world for our hard work. Learn about our recent achievements below:

2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 – Best Alaska Tour Operator; LUXLife Magazine Travel & Tourism Awards

2021 – Eco-Friendly Tourism Excellence Award; LUXLife Magazine Travel & Tourism Awards

2022, 2021, 2020, 2018 – Magellan Awards GOLD – Tour Operators: Health & Safety Innovations, Marketing-Promotional Video, Marketing-Print Advertising, Marketing-Consumer Collateral, and Overall; Travel Weekly

2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 Magellan Awards SILVER – Tour Operators: Overall, Marketing-Consumer Collateral, Marketing-Promotional Video, and Destination Expansions/Changes; Travel Weekly

2019 Best Alaska Tour Operator; LUXLife Magazine Family & Visitor Attraction Awards

2019 Best Alaskan Cruise Company; LUXLife Magazine Travel & Tourism Awards

2018 Magellan Awards Gold – Marketing, Consumer Collateral; Travel Weekly

2018 Magellan Awards Silver – Marketing, Promotional Video; Travel Weekly

2018 Best Wilderness Travel & Tour Experience; International Transport News, Rail & Road Transport Awards

2014 Lifetime Achievement Award – Honoring John Hall Sr; Alaska Tourism Industry Association. While not a standing annual award, this recognition is bestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated lifelong support of and leadership in Alaska tourism, promoted industry standards of excellence, and contributed to the industry’s growth.

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In The Media

Read all about it! As a small fish in a big pond, you can imagine our excitement when John Hall’s Alaska gets some pick up in the press – which has happened several times. Check out the links below to read each article:

Northwest Travel & LifeAnnual 52 Getaways (#1: John Hall’s Alaska’s Iditarod & Aurora Adventure, page 14)

RecommendJohn Hall’s Alaska Announces Alaska Tours for 2023

USA TODAY: 10BestJohn Hall’s Alaska offers the best cruise for people who hate cruising (

Bus & Motorcoach News John Hall’s Alaska celebrates 40th anniversary with special trip US News & World ReportThe Northern Lights in Alaska: How to See Them in 2023

Anchorage Daily NewsJohn Hall fell in love with Alaska over 40 years ago and has been showcasing the state since

Los Angeles TimesSee Alaska, by land by sea, and go deep into Denali National Park

AARPBest Way to See Alaska

KRON NewsMust-sees on road trip through Alaska

San Diego Union TribuneWintering in Alaska

Los Angeles Daily NewsDennis McCarthy: It wasn’t fear in the eyes of Iditarod’s sled dogs. It was love

Global TravelerAdventure Travel Around the World

The Travel Channel9 Destinations Every Traveler Should Visit Offseason

Recommend MagazineAlaska, The John Hall Way

Adventure.comBoozing with a twist

Afar.com6 Incredible Overnight National Park Adventures

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For media inquiries please contact the following:

Press Information
Contact Bri Kelly, Thompson & Co. PR
Tel: (907) 564- 4488
Email: [email protected]

John Hall’s Alaska Contact
Elizabeth Hall, Chief Operating Officer
Tel: (800) 325-2270
Email: [email protected]