Tag: Cruise

Southeast Cruise Line Plans 2012 Expansion

Sitka’s home-grown cruise company has wrapped up its first season. And it’s already planning to expand, with sailings to southern Southeast starting next year. Several other small lines also plan to increase capacity in 2012.

Alaska News Nightly: August 30, 2011

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Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Visits Alaska. Mystery Spill Fouls Kodiak Harbor. Fairbanks Based Soldier Killed in Afghanistan. Cleveland Volcano Eruption Ends. Rural Interior School Districts Fail to Make AYP. Anchorage Superintendent Addresses Chamber. Longshoremen Protest Cruise Ship in Juneau. Themed Cruises Gain Popularity. High School Athletes Begin a New Year.

Small Cruise Lines Send More Ships to Alaska

A pair of small, high-end cruise lines are expanding their Alaska fleets. The Seattle-based companies are filling some of the void left when Cruise West went out of business about a year ago.

Cruise Delayed After Norovirus Sickens 142

A recent norovirus outbreak onboard the Alaska cruise ship Sea Princess sickened more than a hundred passengers.