March 15, 2017
Anchorage, Alaska – Great Alaskan Holidays (www.rvak.com), Alaska’s largest RV rental, sales, and service business headquartered in Anchorage, has just announced a teaming agreement with Erin Kirkland and AKontheGO. Together, the two are launching a series of RV travel related broadcasts through a variety of outreach channels.
Traveling throughout Alaska in one of Great Alaskan Holiday’s premium RV’s, AKontheGO will be increasing awareness of family RV travel within the state, enhancing social media, marketing, and public relations opportunities via a statewide mobile platform for both organizations. AKontheGO is locally-owned by professional writer Erin Kirkland, meaning relevant and timely content. She is author of the guidebook, Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State with Children, published by University of Alaska Press, with a second book, Alaska on the Go: Exploring the Marine Highway System with Children due for publication in 2017. Erin has served as a contributing editor to Alaska Magazine, as well as Alaska Beyond, Alaska Airlines’ in-flight magazine. Currently she appears monthly on KTVA Channel 11’s Daybreak program, and writes a weekly column for the Alaska Dispatch News. Her ongoing efforts continue to be dedicated to bringing children and nature together, and encouraging recreation for families of all ages, economic backgrounds, and abilities.
Both members of the Alaska Travel Industry Association and Visit Anchorage, Great Alaskan Holidays and AKontheGO are proud to have formed a solid relationship as they promote the best in family-friendly experiences, products, and services throughout Alaska. “Great Alaskan Holidays is very excited to be moving forward with this partnership”, says Bob Johnson, the firm’s Director of Marketing. “The tourism industry here in Alaska remains as one of the strongest components to the state’s overall economic health, and we are delighted to be such an integral part in providing our customers with a memorable Alaska vacation experience”.
About AKontheGO – AkontheGO is the only website dedicated to Alaska family travel. Launched in 2009, AKontheGO is published by Erin Kirkland, an Alaska author, journalist, and mother of two based in Anchorage. AKontheGO tells the unique story of Alaska destinations through cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities appropriate for family members of all ages as they hike, drive, cycle, float and fly the 49th state in search of meaningful (and fun) Alaska experiences. For more information about AKontheGO, please visit their website at www.akonthego.com, or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/akonthego/.
About Great Alaskan Holidays – Great Alaskan Holidays is an Alaskan-based firm located at 9800 Old Seward Highway in Anchorage, and specializes in RV rental, sales, and service. Since 1985 the firm has grown from a 5-motorhome rental company to the largest of its kind in Alaska, currently with a 27,000-square foot facility on 8 acres of land, and hundreds of RV’s available for rent or sale. Twice named the Winnebago Industries Motorhome Rental Dealership of the Year, Great Alaskan Holidays offers a wide variety of styles and floorplans to select from. For more information, please visit us at www.rvak.com, or search for ‘Great Alaskan Holidays’ on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GreatAlaskanHolidays/. Bob Johnson, Director of Marketing, may be reached directly by calling (907) 677-4536.