Windstar cruise ship

Windstar to Alaska in 2018

Windstar Cruises will sail in Alaska during spring and summer of 2018, with cruises starting at 11 days.
Anchorage Trolley

Visitor industry shining bright

Alaska, and Anchorage, remain top picks for travelers but the future is uncertain amid state tourism funding cuts and economic constraints.
Crystal Serenity in Seward AK

CLIA predicts BIG cruise year

Cruise travel will experience another growth year, with an estimated 25.3 million passengers expected to sail in 2017.
Russian drawing

Tracing Alaska’s Russian heritage

Although Russia’s colonization of the territory remains a relatively obscure chapter in world history, the acquisition of Alaska by the administration of President Andrew Johnson has had enormous economic and strategic value for the U.S. In the history of American land deals, it is second in importance only to the Louisiana Purchase

Alaska Purchase brings change to U.S.

On March 30th, 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and Russian Envoy Edouard de Stoeckl signed a treaty that would forever change the economic, political, social and physical landscape of United States of America.
Castle Hill in Sitka - photo courtesy Visit Sitka-William Greer

‘Alaska history is writ large on the landscape in Sitka’

Interview with Jeff Budd Sitka Community Liaison, Alaska’s Sesquicentennial   What does the 150th Sesquicentennial Commemoration means to Alaska? There are specific moments that shape the future beyond anything that could have been foreseen at the time. The Transfer of…
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