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Alaska Set for Record Breaking Year with More to Come

By: Cruise Industry News March 26, 2019 Alaska will see a record-breaking cruise season this summer as the region is poised to finally break its most recent passenger record (set in 2018) according to the 2019 Cruise Industry News Annual…

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Carnival Corp. Releases Results of Scrubber Study

By: Cruise Industry News March 6, 2019 Carnival Corporation has released the results of an independent, two-year scientific wash-water study that shows the company’s advanced air quality systems (i.e. scrubbers) are in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020…

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Norwegian’s Del Rio forecasts ‘another blockbuster’ Alaska season

By: Anne Kalosh, Seatrade Cruise News February 21, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings made no secret of how well it did in Alaska last year, propelled by the new Norwegian Bliss. This year it’s adding Bliss sister Norwegian Joy to…

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Juneau, cruise industry make nice at regional conference as decision to appeal lawsuit lingers

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Anchorage Int’l Airport saw record passengers last year; here’s why

By: Leroy Polk, KTUU January 31, 2019 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Millions of passengers flew to, through, or from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last year, and airport officials say it has a lot to do with an Alaskan economic…

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Juneau moves forward with Archipelago Project

The Juneau Assembly voted 7-2 to approve a $900,000 purchase and sale agreement for the Archipelago Lot, paid for by passenger fees.

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CLIA appoints Goldstein as 2019 Global Chair

Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) Board of Directors has appointed Adam M. Goldstein, vice chairman, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., as global chair.

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Archipelago Project back before Assembly

BY: KINY Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Topping Monday night’s Assembly agenda are ordinances related to the Archipelago Project that calls for construction of the downtown staging area and deck over project to support activities generated by cruise ship passengers. Action…

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With CLIAA lawsuit at an end, city considers proposals for marine passenger fee revenue

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Opinion: Are Juneau city officials misleading the public about the cruise industry lawsuit?

By: Win Gruening, Juneau Empire January 25, 2019 It can be a fine line between “spin” and misleading the public. There was a great deal of speculation about how City and Borough of Juneau officials would react to U.S. District…

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