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The Associated PressMore than 1 million cruise ship passengers are expected to visit Alaska this year. But industry officials fear new fuel standards intended to limit pollution from large ships could begin driving vessels away. This will be the first full cruise season...
Channel 2 NewsAn Alaskan passenger aboard a Carnival cruise that turned into a week-long odyssey after a Gulf of Mexico engine fire says the trip has provoked a sea change in his opinion of the company. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson airman Darren Sample, along with...
Channel 2 NewsThe redeployment of a Holland America ship next year will mean a drop in cruise visitors for Kodiak. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports Holland America is changing the itinerary for the Amsterdam and will not stop in Kodiak in 2013. The vessel will...
The Associated PressPreliminary figures indicate that Alaska saw fewer cruise ship passengers this year. The president of the Alaska Cruise Association, John Binkley, says an estimated 870,000 passengers took cruises to Alaska this summer. That compares to 878,000 last...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Travel
Channel 2 NewsThe Russian tanker Renda continues to make headway on its journey to deliver more than 1 million gallons of petroleum products to Nome, after the iced-in port missed a fuel delivery in November. After a break overnight Monday, the Renda and its escort,...
Channel 2 NewsA new study from a cruise industry group shows that Alaska has lost some ground when it comes to worldwide competition for cruising destinations, as ports of call halfway around the world have become more popular. Last year, the report from the group...
Staff WriterCruise ships from Vancouver and Seattle have set sail for Alaska and will be here in a couple of weeks. Some tourism businesses are hoping to boost their visitor appeal. The Alaska Native Heritage Center is getting ready for what it hopes will be a busy...
Channel 2 NewsIt could take weeks for lawmakers to advance Governor Parnell's plan to cut oil taxes. The Senate has a lot of questions and with just over a month left in session, they could be cutting it close. Parnell tried Thursday during a press briefing to...
Tags: Laws, Tourism and Leisure, BP Plc, Executive Branch, Alaska
Mike Huckabee is sailing to Alaska. In a statement, the conservative former Arkansas governor and potential 2012 presidential candidate says he's participating in an "Alaska Freedom Cruise." The cruise, slated for early June, is also set to feature...
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage Convention and Visitor's Bureau (ACVB) released its annual tourism report to the community Thursday. In the report, there is some good news about last year and more good news for the year to come. According to the ACVB, Anchorage...
The Associated PressFederal scientists are recommending rules that could restrict cruise ship visits to Alaska's Hubbard Glacier near Yakutat. The report concludes cruise ships may threaten harbor seals, a marine mammal important to Native Alaskan subsistence hunters....
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Zoology, Alaska, Science, Travel
Even if the Alaska Marine Highway System wasn’t offering special rates this summer, I’d make reservations anyway. Residents of Alaska know ferries belong to the state’s landscape as much as fish and bears, and thanks to recent...
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