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Some visit Juneau year-round

...and cons of cruise ships and their passengers. Many communities have realized some positive improvements due to cruise ship travel, yet found there are many negative aspects to that industry. Jobs, money and entrepreneurship drive our encouragement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060601/Ope_Visit.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and cons of cruise ships and their passengers. Many communities have realized some positive improvements due to cruise ship travel, yet found there are many negative aspects to that industry. Jobs, money and entrepreneurship drive our encouragement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060601/Ope_Visit.shtml
The recovery plan

...The survey showed a 34 percent drop in motorcoach travel, a 46 percent drop in RV rental, a 39 percent drop in cruise ship travel, and a 30 percent drop in airline travel. The survey was conducted by GMA Research. The possible outcome of these...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011602/Biz_recovery.shtml
Business
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...forests,'' and the writers cite chartered wooden boat tours as an increasingly popular eco-tourism alternative to cruise ship travel. About 20 wooden tour boats serve customers in Southeast, often with naturalists on board, offering trips of one...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050900/Biz_wood.shtml
Report says cruise ship pollution down

...for ammonia, free chlorine, fecal coliform, arsenic, copper, nickel, selenium and zinc, according to DEC. Cruise ship travel in Alaska has increased almost three and a half times since 1990. In 1990, about 235,000 travelers visited Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012904/sta_cruise.shtml
News
Ferry tourism business up

...up last year, but only by about 3 percent. That is not a large increase compared to recent years. Since 1989, cruise ship travel has increased by an average of 11 percent a year. The Division of Tourism attributed the increase in highway and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061699/Loc_travelers.html
Local
Recognize heritage of Merchants Wharf

...Snettisham Hydroelectric project when it was under construction, and offered charter service throughout Southeast. As cruise ship travel to Juneau expanded, the company worked with the cruise lines to pioneer flight-seeing excursions from the ships...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053005/let_20050530016.shtml
Opinion
City should do more to entice tourism

...circumstances. Why is this happening? One can blame the economy; however, if the economy was the reason, why is cruise ship travel increasing elsewhere in the United States and worldwide? One indisputable reason is that we have made Alaska more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/let_532984574.shtml
Legislators consider tourism tax bill

...money would go to the travel industry association. ATIA president and chief executive officer Ron Peck said while cruise ship travel to Alaska may be up, independent travel has been declining for two years. Border crossings are down 8.5 percent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021304/sta_tourism.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...up last year, but only by about 3 percent. That is not a large increase compared to recent years. Since 1989, cruise ship travel has increased by an average of 11 percent a year. The Division of Tourism attributed the increase in highway and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061699/Loc_travelers.shtml

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