Norwegian Cruise Line Withdraws Norwegian Sun From Alaska In 2010

Miami – Apr 27, 2009 — Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced that it has redeployed Norwegian Sun for the summer of 2010, moving the ship from Alaska to Europe. The 1,936-passenger Norwegian Sun is assuming the summer 2010 itinerary previously announced for Norwegian Jewel and will… [Continue Reading]

Alaskans Back Cruise Task in Early Voting Results

Yesterday, Alaska voters went to the polls to vote on Ballot Measure 2. This measure would impose an excise tax of $46 per passenger per voyage to Alaska. An additional $4 tax would be charged per passenger for monitoring pollution controls on ships.
With about 70% of the Alaskan precincts reporting in, the Ballot… [Continue Reading]

Alaska Voters To Weigh Cruise Fee

For years, Alaska has been one of the most profitable destinations for cruise ship operators. But now, some in Alaska are asking: Is cruising profitable for the state?
Today, Alaskan voters will consider a ballot measure that would impose a $50 fee for every cruise ship passenger who visits the state.
Supporters, who collected more… [Continue Reading]