Cruise ship exodus from Alaska cuts very deeply

Only a few months ago, most talks about Alaska cruises revolved around the record season expected this summer and some concerns about over-tourism. Then came the coronavirus. Now, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line have cancelled most of their 2020 Alaska sailings and all land products. Sarah Leonard, CEO of the Alaska Travel Industry Association, called theContinue reading “Cruise ship exodus from Alaska cuts very deeply”

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Canada implements cruise restriction

Alaska cruises from Seattle must call in Victoria, B.C., in accordance with U.S. cabotage laws. Canada’s government will restrict cruise ships with more than 500 passengers from calling at its ports until at least July 1, delaying the start of the Alaska cruise season for most large ship lines. The decision will impact Alaska cruises from SeattleContinue reading “Canada implements cruise restriction”

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Cruise lines must move quickly and creatively to redeploy ships

Cruise lines must move quickly and creatively to redeploy ships The Celebrity Millennium is being repositioned from Asia and will be in Los Angeles in March. At last count, at least 27 cruise ships in Asia have had to cancel or modify not only single itineraries but in some cases entire seasons in response toContinue reading “Cruise lines must move quickly and creatively to redeploy ships”

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