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Visitors galore

...attitude, particularly when dealing with the airlines and cruise lines carrying visitors to the state.The fall and winter...for 2013-14 (all seasons) can be attributed to the cruise lines; 51 percent or 999,600 visitors came to Alaska via...
Resident opposed to bed tax

...responsibility for disclosure, except it's for tourism. Who markets cruise trips to Seward? Homer? Princess Lodges? The cruise lines. Who are a majority of people staying at local owned facilities? Alaskans. Who pays this tax? Alaskans. Approximately...
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...season.John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska...said several of the other major cruise lines operating in Alaska have since...for," she said. "We know the cruise lines work hard to fill those ships...
Tourism industry expects record season

...Anchorage and drive down, she said.Hamrick said a lot of visitors' first experience of Alaska is on a cruise ship. The cruise lines do a good job of keeping their revenue internal because visitors do not spend as much time on land spending money...
News and the industry is being appropriately regulated.The debate has been ongoing for several years. Carnival Cruise Lines permanently based its 2,056-passenger liner Fantasy in Charleston more than three years ago. Before that, cruise...

...which are typically sold by the cruise lines. Just $87 million went to local...Jamaica's hotel association, said the cruise lines enjoy an unfair advantage over...In one famous case, Carnival Cruise Lines withdrew from Grenada in 1999 amid...
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March 2: Anchorage Daily News on cruise ship pollution: that all six of the major cruise lines operating in Alaska violated state...simple. There's no question cruise lines bring business and livelihoods...EPA's of this week may cost the cruise lines more than the $27,000 in fines...
Cruise ship discharge leaves fishermen concerned

...of waste matter within the channels, inlets and bays of Alaska's ports-of-call from the increasing volume of cruise lines. Several years past the wife and myself were trolling for our winters supply of silver salmon in late August east of...
Cruise ships willing to test emmissions -- within limits

...information isn't used to penalize cruise lines. Also, the names of ships found...discussions between the state and the cruise lines. High-profile dumping group representing eight cruise lines operating in Alaska. But the idea...
Juneau to see more passengers on fewer ships this summer

...Juneau this year. Last year, about 640,000 passengers arrived on 543 cruise ship stops, according to final numbers. Cruise lines have been building larger ships, and this year's numbers reflect that, visitors bureau President John Mazor said...


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