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American Cruise Lines to Double Alaska Capacity

By: Cruise Industry News American Cruise Lines will deploy its new 175-passenger American Constellation into the Alaska market for the 2018 summer. “The American Constellation’s arrival this June will more than double American Cruise Lines’ capacity in the region and…

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Ketchikan remains an attractive cruise ship destination

Posted by Maria Dudzak The future remains bright for the cruise industry in Alaska. That was the message John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska, shared during a joint luncheon of the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau and Greater Ketchikan…

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One million passengers

By: Ketchikan Daily News One million passengers. That’s a lot of people. On Monday, Ketchikan welcomed the 1 millionth passenger who has arrived in the First City aboard a cruise ship during the 2017 visitor season. It was an historic…

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Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

NEWS PROVIDED BY Princess Cruises Sep 20, 2017, 17:23 ET SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) in the…

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Anchorage’s last cruise of the season leaves town Monday

By Rebecca Palsha / KTUU | Posted: Mon 3:48 PM, Sep 18, 2017 | Updated: Tue 9:44 AM, Sep 19, 2017 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The last cruise ship to dock in Anchorage for the season leaves town Monday night. But…

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State doubles tourism funding in capital budget

Posted August 8, 2017 11:41 pm By: James Brooks Juneau Empire Money will return printed guide and restart international advertising Visitors line up to view Juneau’s downtown harbor in August 2015. Alaska’s tourism marketing will get a boost: The state…

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Cruise-ship tourism will expand next summer

By Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau – August 1, 2017 A Holland America cruise ship sails up Juneau’s Gastineau Channel June 19, 2017. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News) More tourists will come to Alaska next summer on cruise ships. Research…

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New National Geographic cruise ship unveiled, will sail Inside Passage

Posted July 31, 2017 01:34 am By LIZ KELLAR Juneau Empire The dining room of the National Geographic Quest features great sightlines through its windows. (Liz Kellar | Juneau Empire) A crew member for the National Geographic Quest tests out…

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Windstar says 2018 sailings will ‘go beyond the ordinary’

By Renee Brincks Travel Weekly     Eddystone Rock near Ketchikan, Alaska.   After two decades without an Alaska route on its roster, Windstar Cruises is introducing several new Frontier State voyages for 2018.  Windstar Cruises president John Delaney says the new luxury…

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Oprah and Gayle King set sail to Alaska for O-inspired journey

One of America’s favorite talk show hosts has made it to Alaska and by the looks of it, it could very well make the list of her favorite things. CBS This Morning’s Gayle King took to Instagram Monday to say…

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