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Holland America will have seven ships in Alaska in 2017

To support the increasing demand for Alaska summer cruises, Holland America Line is redeploying ms Oosterdam from Europe to The Last Frontier for the 2017 summer season. The addition brings the number of Holland America Line ships to seven…

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Norwegian offers BIG Alaska cruise savings

Norwegian Cruise Line is offering guests the opportunity to take advantage of limited time savings on cruises through majestic Alaska. Those who book a new Alaska cruise reservation between Monday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 2, 2013, will receive…

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Carnival to sail from Seattle for Alaska season

Carnival Cruise Lines will operate seven-day Alaska cruises round-trip from Seattle, beginning in May 2010. This will be a first for Carnival and Seattle. Read for more…

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Grizzly attack at Alaska’s Kenai Princess Lodge

A grizzly bear attacked a young woman at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge at Cooper Landing on Wednesday, The young woman is a maid at the hotel. The 86-room Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge is one of five Princess Lodges in Alaska and is a frequent pre-and post-cruise excurison for Princess Cruises passengers. Read for more details…

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Alaska group to sue Princess and Holland America

According to a report in the Anchorage Daily News, state inspectors are being denied access to waste treatment facilities on cruise ships operating in Alaska. The first report of the season on the state’s ocean ranger program found restricted access and/or a lack of cooperation on nine of 28 ships sailing Alaska waters. Responsible Cruising in Alaska and Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters says it plans to file suit against Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. Read for more…

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Glacier Bay seeks entry permits

Cruise ship plying the waters of Alaska’s Inside Passage Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve receives approximately 438,000 visitors a year. Most visit via cruise ship. As of January 2, 2007, new vessel regulations became effective whereby the National Park Service is seeking “concession contracts” from cruise lines. Read for more…

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