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What others say: Parnell did well

...benefits of cruise ship tourism, Gov. Parnell met with cruise line officials. As a result, Alaska began to realize an increase in cruise line activity, which had declined when a ballot initiative...

...system, the Whittier-Valdez ferry, and numerous cruise lines. For others who approach overland by train or car...Discovery Route . Although Whittier is a port for such cruise lines as Princess and Carnival, visitors who come by land...
Distillery owner sets a 'high mark'

...For the first time this summer, High Mark Distillery will serve as a stopping point for the Princess and Holland cruise line buses that travel from Seward to Homer. The tasting room is inside the 5,000 square foot warehouse and has a fireplace...
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...
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...
Project SEARCH sees success

...Nothing makes me happier than people saying, 'mm that's good,' he said. Some day, he'd like to work for a cruise line. Stetson said in the interns' first rotation, she likes to focus on social skills and being professional, which...
First cruise ship of the season arrives earlier than expected

...With an extra ship pulling in, Juneau will see an added economic impact, said Andrew Green, the port manager of Cruise Line Agencies in Juneau. He said the average cruise ship passenger spends $160 to $176 during their stay in Juneau...
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...


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