Tourism Operators in Ketchikan Take a Hit

From jewelry shop owners to tour operators, Ketchikan’s cruise ship industry appears to be suffering the effects of a weakened global economy. As KRBD’s Deanna Garrison reports, industry officials say they expected a downturn in sales this season. While some have been pleasantly surprised, others say they had no way of planning for the drop in sales they’re seeing this summer.

Deanna Garrison, KRBD – Ketchikan

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