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Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...the Lower 48, and Alaska's tourism industry leaders are expecting a good, but not great, 2014 visitor season.John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska, formerly the Alaska Cruise Association, said he is expecting...
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Study: City water, sewer rates should increase

...a rate increase in 2022 right now."Also at the meeting, Cruise Lines International Association Alaska President John Binkley gave a presentation on the state of the cruise industry as it relates to Juneau. Juneau received almost a million cruise...
Juneau bids farewell to 2012 cruise season

...Juneau Wednesday night taking with it the last of an estimated 920,000 visitors to disembark at Juneau's port.John Binkley president of Alaska Cruise Association said in a phone interview that 2012 cruise season went well."There were more...
My Turn: New floating docks are a big mistake docks now or in the foreseeable future. In September of 2010, the President of the Alaska Cruise Association, John Binkley, wrote a letter addressed to John Stone, Port Director for the City and Borough. The letter included the following...
Cruise dock appeals deadline looms

...requirements."We do believe that the current dock needs some significant repair/upgrade and we are supportive of those," John Binkley president of the Alaska Cruise Association said in an email interview.Mrs. Osborne said she also prefers the "viable...
Wastewater legislation moves to Senate floor

...treat at a very high level."In an interview after the hearing Friday morning, Alaska Cruise Association President John Binkley said the bill process so far has been thorough."It is a complicated issue that is difficult to understand," Binkley...
First full cruise season under new rules starts

...A cruise can cost thousands of dollars, and for many people the increased cost won't be much of a factor, said John Binkley, president of the Alaska Cruise Association. But it could turn away other more "price conscious" travelers and eventually...
Cruise season ends as new wastewater permit begins

...copper, nickel and zinc depending on treatment system used."Any standard can be met by the ship as it is moving," John Binkley president of the Alaska Cruise Association said in a recent phone interview. Trying to meet the standard at the point...
2012 business news round-up

...180 million in Juneau. Visitor numbers are expected to top 1,000,000 in 2013. Alaska Cruise Association's John Binkley and CBJ Docks and Harbors Carl Uchytil discussed what those numbers mean to Juneau's economy in an article from the...
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation

...and permit requirements with mixing zones.The state and the cruise industry have been through much of this before, John Binkley, president of the Alaska Cruise Association, said. In the late 1990s Gov. Tony Knowles' administration set up a...


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