cruise ships

The MS Nieuw Amsterdam sails into Juneau on July 26, 2021. On Monday night, city leaders reviewed the results of a community survey aimed at learning more about community attitudes about the impact of large cruise ships. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Tourism survey yields ‘remarkable,’ ‘interesting’ data

Questionnaire shows little movement in public opinion despite visitor surge

 

The last cruise ship of the year, the Norwegian Encore, sails out of Juneau on Wednesday, Oct., 20, 2021, ending a cruise ship season that almost didn't happen. Despite a smaller season this year, local officials expect a robust season in 2022. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

An abbreviated cruise season by the numbers

Fewer ships than 2019, but more than 2020

 

Passengers disembark from the M/V Statendam in May 2015 after the Holland America cruise ship arrived, the first of the season. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer will see 13 cruise ship visits

Editor’s note: The spelling of the Holland America cruise ship Maasdam has been corrected. Homer will see 13 cruise ships this tourist season starting with… Continue reading

Passengers disembark from the M/V Statendam in May 2015 after the Holland America cruise ship arrived, the first of the season. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Judge taking time on cruise ship lawsuit ruling

The lawsuit between the city and the cruise industry won’t be resolved any time soon.

Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Juneau Empire file photo</span>                                Cruise ships dock in downtown Juneau in May 2015.

Measles found on Alaska cruise ship

A teenager visiting Alaska on a cruise ship last week had the measles, health officials say, prompting concern that passengers may spread the rarely-seen virus… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Juneau Empire file photo</span>                                Cruise ships dock in downtown Juneau in May 2015.
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