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Tourist business grew late in season

...good price," said Barbara Finlayson. "We knew it was going to be rainy, but we wanted to come to Alaska." Cruise ship travel was slow in Juneau at the beginning of the season, but it picked up in the second half of the summer, said Lorene...
Cruise execs optimistic about 2002

...International over No. 3 P&O Princess PLC nearly upstaged discussion on the impact of the terrorist attacks on cruise ship travel. U.S. and European regulators are reviewing a $5.4 billion takeover bid by Carnival for Princess and a $3...
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...
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...
Photo: Cruise-ship season ends

...better than expected after gloomy news from the national economy. Projections in December and January indicated cruise-ship travel in Juneau would be down by about 30 percent. Palmer said the industry heavily discounted cruises to Alaska and...
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...
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...
My Turn: Who pays to monitor cruise ships?

...Hubbard Glacier." As it happens, Hubbard Glacier, Disenchantment Bay, is within the City and Borough of Yakutat. Cruise ships travel several miles into the borough and park in front of the glacier, much as they enter Glacier Bay to allow passengers...

...growth the industry has seen overall, he said. Royal Caribbean has seven new ships on order, Williams added. Cruise ship travel is now "the single largest growth industry in the state of Alaska," Williams said.
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...


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