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AVAAustralian Veterinary Association
AVAAngels and Airwaves (band)
AVAAmerican Viticultural Area (designated wine growing region)
AVAAmerican Vaulting Association (West Hollywood, CA)
AVAAgri-food and Veterinary Authority (Singapore)
AVAAmbiente Virtual de Aprendizado (Portuguese: Virtual Learning Environment; Brazil)
AVAActuarial Value of Assets (accounting)
AVAAccredited Valuation Analyst
AVAAllgemeine Handelsgesellschaft Der Verbraucher (German stock company)
AVAAusschreibung Vergabe Abrechnung (German: Tendering, Contracting and Accounting; construction)
AVAAnselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater (Tucson, AZ)
AVAAmerican Volkssport Association
AVAActive View Agent
AVAAdobe Variations File
AVAAttribute Value Assertion
AVAAvailable Attention Message
AVAAdaptec Value Adapter
AVAAmerican Vocational Association (now Association for Career and Technical Education)
AVAAnnual Value Added
AVAAlbany Visitors Association (Albany, OR)
AVAAttribute Value Assertion (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
AVAAvalanche Watch
AVAAssociation for Volunteer Administration
AVAAir Void Analyzer (concrete)
AVAAutomatic Variable Aperture (semiconductors)
AVAActivity Value Analysis
AVAAnthrax Vaccine Absorbed
AVAAmerican Veal Association (Meshoppen, PA)
AVAAlaska Visitors Association
AVAAortic Valve Area
AVAAmerican Vintners Association (now National Association of American Wineries)
AVAAlliance of Valliant Arms (gaming)
AVAArteriovenous Anastomoses
AVAAudio Visual Authoring
AVAAssociation of Avian Veterinarians
AVAAssociation of Veterinary Anaesthetists
AVAAssurances Vieillesse des Artisans
AVAAudio Visual Aid
AVAAmerican Vecturist Association
AVAAustralasian Vascular Audit (International Society for Cardiovascular Surgey)
AVAAmerican Virtual Airlines
AVAAviation Vibration Analyzer
AVAAlgemeen Verslag over de Armoede (Belgium)
AVAAuvergne Végétarienne Attitude (French: Auvergne Vegetarian Attitude; Auvergne, France)
AVAAir Volume Adjuster (Fox Racing Shox, Inc.)
AVAAvianca - Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia (ICAO code)
AVAASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) Volcano Archive (US NASA)
AVAAssurance Voyages & Assistance (French: Travel Insurance & Assistance)
AVAAmerican Values Alliance (political group)
AVAAssociation of Virtual Aviation (of South Africa)
AVAAudio/Visual Alarm
AVAAnticyclonic Vorticity Advection (meteorology)
AVAAsociacion Venezolana de Archiveros
AVAAssociation des Véhicules Amphibies (French: Association of Amphibious Vehicles)
AVAAssociation Vergongheon Arvant (French soccer club)
AVAAmplitude Variation with AOI (Angle of Incidence) (similar to AVO)
AVAAmateurs de Véhicules Alpine (French: Alpine Car Enthusiasts; est. 1987)
AVAAntipodal Vivaldi Antenna
AVAAutomated Visual Association
AVAAir Vehicle Avionics
AVAAmerican Valet Air
AVAAntarctic Vexillological Association
AVAAlma Vision Assurance
AVAAdaptation Validation and Analysis CSCI
AVAAverage Value Analysis
AVAAssociation Villeurbannaise d'Aquariophilie (French aquarium enthusiasts' association; Villeurbanne, France)
AVAAgricultural Vulnerability Assessment
AVAAzimuth vs. Amplitude
AVAAmateur Voice Acting/Actor
AVAAudio/Visual Annunciator
AVAAverage Alarm
AVAAviation Vehicles Association
AVAARM (Atmospheric Radiation Measurement) Volume-Imaging Array (US Department of Energy)
AVAAccompagnement Vers la Vie Active (French: Coaching Towards Active Living; est. 2006)
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For more information about The New Millennium Plan, contact the Alaska Visitors Association at 561-5733.
Tina Lindgren is executive director of the Alaska Visitors Association.
To assist in marketing an Alaska ecotourism business, "become members of the Alaska Visitors Association (AVA) and find out what they have to offer," says Rose Rand, co-owner with her husband Dean of Discovery Voyages.
In 1993, the Alaska Visitors Association published "Destination: Alaska," a report that provides "strategies for the visitor industry.
At the state level, the Alaska Visitors Association just released a report, "Destination: Alaska," which outlines hard-hitting strategies for improving all facets of the visitor trade.
Boasting a membership of more than 700 tourism businesses and organizations, the Alaska Visitors Association (AVA) spent two years and $320,000 of its own funds surveying 600 Alaskans in 27 communities to prepare its "Destination: Alaska" report.
The industry's new buzzword describes travel that capitalizes on the public's demand for minimal impact to the earth's environment, explains Karen Cowart, executive director of the Alaska Visitors Association, a 700-member non-profit trade organization.
The marketing council receives 85 percent of its funding from the state, along with a 15 percent match from private enterprise through the Alaska Visitors Association.
Ecotourism," or "soft adventure," has become the fastest growing segment of the Alaska visitor industry, according to Ray Pedersen, president of the Alaska Visitors Association, an Alaska tourism industry trade organization.
Stephens is vice president of government relations for the Alaska Visitors Association and a board member of the Alaska Tourism Marketing Council and of the Prince William Sound Tourism Coalition.
The European market, particularly German tourists, are like most visitors in Alaska; they come for adventure, says Karen Cowart, executive director of the Alaska Visitors Association.
There is no question that Alaska, given all the bad things that happened to us last year, fared very well," says Karen Cowart, executive director of the Alaska Visitors Association (AVA).
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