Tag: cruise ships

A cruise ship seen from behind

Alaska cruise industry predicts loss of nearly 1 million passengers

The loss represents nearly $800 million in passenger spending.

Port of Seattle suspends cruise ship season “until the resolution of the public health emergency.”

The Port of Seattle made a decision to suspend its cruise ship season earlier this week, but cruise ships were already banned from sailing after Canada shut its ports earlier this month.

Fall Storms Halt Ferries

High winds in the Gulf of Alaska have forced ships into shelter. The cruise ship Statendam couldn't leave Seward Sunday, the Amsterdam and Westerdam cancelled their stops in Sitka, which is in sheltered waters, but still on the outer coast. Travelers expecting state ferries are advised to contact the Marine Highway for the latest information there.

Alaska News Nightly: September 1, 2009

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Tourism Leaders Call for Eliminating Cruise Tax

Some Southeast tourism leaders are calling for repeal of the cruise-ship passenger tax. They're looking toward legislative action - or their own citizens' initiative...

Alaska News Nightly: July 27, 2009

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