Media and 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:

  • 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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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:


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]