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Bear-viewing boardwalk to open at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Bear-viewing boardwalk to open at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Located 49 miles south of Anchorage, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is gearing up for two major updates to its facility this summer.

United expands New York area's largest network with new seasonal service

United Airlines United expands New York area's largest network with new seasonal service

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Airlines will launch summer-season service from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport to Anchorage, Alaska, and Traverse City, Mich.

JetBlue debuts Anchorage - Seattle route

JetBlue Airways JetBlue debuts Anchorage - Seattle route

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - JetBlue Airways today announced plans to expand its schedule in Alaska with new nonstop service between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma ...

Icelandair announces nonstop service from Anchorage to Zurich and St. Petersburg

Icelandair announces new routes Icelandair announces nonstop service from Anchorage to Zurich and St. Petersburg

QUINCY, Mass. - Today, Icelandair announces its newest gateway from North America: Anchorage, Alaska along with two new destinations in Europe, St. Petersburg Russia and Zurich, Switzerland.

Holland America's Volendam rescues 70 stranded sightseers in Alaska

Cruise ship rescues disabled sightseeing boat Holland America's Volendam rescues 70 stranded sightseers in Alaska

SEATTLE, Wash. - While en route to Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Holland America Line's ms Volendam rescued 70 persons from a disabled sightseeing boat Sunday, Aug. 19.

Holland America increases capacity for 2012 Alaska season

Holland America Line Holland America increases capacity for 2012 Alaska season

SEATTLE - Beginning in May 2012, Holland America Line will feature four Alaska cruise itineraries on seven of its mid-sized vessels, totaling 130 departures from May 2 through Sept. 23.

Emerging artists merge with Crystal in Alaska

Cruise News Emerging artists merge with Crystal in Alaska

LOS ANGELES - Whether one is hooked on American Idol or an elite patron of the arts, music and dance buffs love to discover new talent.

InnerSea Discoveries offers the Un-Cruise in Alaska for 2011

Cruising that is Unrushed, Uncrowded and Unbelievable InnerSea Discoveries offers the Un-Cruise in Alaska for 2011

SEATTLE - Small-ship line InnerSea Discoveries, sister company to American Safari Cruises, offers exhilarating cruises in Alaska in 2011 that go beyond the norm.

Alaska Airlines to add flights between California and Guadalajara

Airline News Alaska Airlines to add flights between California and Guadalajara

SEATTLE, WA – Beginning December 15, 2010, Alaska Airlines will beef up its flights between San Jose, California, and Guadalajara, Mexico, and between Sacramento, California, and Guadalajara, ...

Alaska cruise ship waste battle rages on

Groups to fight wastewater permit in court Alaska cruise ship waste battle rages on

ELIZABETH BLUEMINK

Two environmental groups said this week they will fight state regulators in court over the wastewater pollution discharge permit approved this year for large cruise ships passing through Alaska ...

Ex-senator dies in Alaska plane crash

Plane Crashes In Alaska, At Least 5 Dead Ex-senator dies in Alaska plane crash

BECKY BOHRER

JUNEAU, Alaska – A plane carrying former Sen.

Alaska Cruise Association lawsuit terminated

Alaska Cruise Passenger Tax Lawsuit Alaska Cruise Association lawsuit terminated

Anchorage, Alaska - Attorney General Dan Sullivan announced last Thursday that the Alaska Cruise Association (ACA) has officially terminated its lawsuit against the state's excise tax on cruise ...

Bill to cut cruise ship head tax signed by Alaska governor

Alaska Cruise Industry Bill to cut cruise ship head tax signed by Alaska governor

JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has signed a bill lowering the state's tax on cruise ship passengers, a move intended to attract more ships and settle an industry lawsuit over the ...

Australian tourist attacked by raptor in Alaska

Eagle Attacks Tourist In Alaska Australian tourist attacked by raptor in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Australian tourist thinks it was an eagle that dive-bombed him as he was walking alone in Cooper Landing, about 100 miles south of Anchorage.

Another tough year for Alaskan tourist industry

Alaska Tourism Another tough year for Alaskan tourist industry

GEORGE TIBBITS

SEATTLE — As the Alaska cruise season starts, Seattle's happy. Vancouver isn't. Alaska, yikes.

Oceania Cruises joins Disney, Crystal Cruises, will bring new ships to Alaska

Alaska Cruises Oceania Cruises joins Disney, Crystal Cruises, will bring new ships to Alaska

Kim Marquis

Oceania Cruises will be the third cruise line to bring new ships to Alaska in 2011.

When in Alaska beware of camera-shy polar bears

Polar Bear Takes Off With Tourist's Tripod When in Alaska beware of camera-shy polar bears

Lauren Johnston

Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan, this paparazzi-plagued polar bear feels your pain.

In a big victory for the industry Alaska Senate passes cruise tax cut

Alaska Cruise Head Tax In a big victory for the industry Alaska Senate passes cruise tax cut

Pat Forgey

The Alaska Senate voted to roll back much of the voter-adopted $46 cruise ship head tax Wednesday, handing the state's important tourism industry a big victory and millions of dollars in tax ...

Alaskan cruise tax deal reached

Alaskan Cruise Tax Alaskan cruise tax deal reached

BECKY BOHRER

JUNEAU, Alaska - An agreement has been signed to settle a federal lawsuit over Alaska's cruise ship passenger head tax. But it hinges on whether the Legislature lowers the charge.

Parnell proposes a deal to lure cruise lines back to Alaska

Alaska Cruises Parnell proposes a deal to lure cruise lines back to Alaska

Yereth Rosen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A deal between Alaska's governor and major cruise lines is intended to entice ships north by reducing the $50-per-passenger charge the state imposes on ships that enter its ...

Cruise lines execs berate Alaska regulations

Cruise News Cruise lines execs berate Alaska regulations

Presidents and CEOs of major cruise lines teamed up to scold Alaska on Tuesday in a panel at the Cruise Shipping conference in Miami. With Gov.

Frontier Airlines extends service to Anchorage, adds Fairbanks nonstop flights

Frontier Airlines Alaska Service Frontier Airlines extends service to Anchorage, adds Fairbanks nonstop flights

Frontier airlines has advised it will extend their daily seasonal service to Anchorage, Alaska by three weeks and re-introduce the Saturday daytime flight (providing two flights on ...

Daily Telegraph Cruise Show 2010 names top 10 cruise destinations

Top 10 Cruise Destinations Daily Telegraph Cruise Show 2010 names top 10 cruise destinations

Alaska has been selected as the worlds greatest cruise destination by a jury of the UKs leading cruise writers and industry experts.

Alaska cruise bargains are still out there

Cruising Alaska Alaska cruise bargains are still out there

JAY CLARKE

Alaska lovers: If you missed last year's good deals on Alaska cruises, you've got another shot at them this year.

New flights to Alaska may result in lower fares

Airline Industry New flights to Alaska may result in lower fares

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Travel industry officials say more airline flights to Alaska this summer may boost competition and result in lower fares to some Lower 48 cities.

Alaska ACT aims to stem cruise outflow

Alaska Cruise Industry Alaska ACT aims to stem cruise outflow

Kim Marquis

Sitka businessman John Litten said something has to be done about the loss of cruise business in Alaska.

Alaska AG: Cruise passenger tax legal

Alaska Cruise Tax Alaska AG: Cruise passenger tax legal

JUNEAU - Alaska has a strong case to defend itself in the cruise ship industry's lawsuit on a passenger tax, according to the state attorney general.

AG will "vigorously defend" Alaska's cruise ship passenger head tax

Alaska's Cruise Ship Passenger Head Tax AG will "vigorously defend" Alaska's cruise ship passenger head tax

Attorney General Dan Sullivan is promising to "vigorously defend" Alaska's cruise ship passenger head tax being challenged by the cruise ship industry.

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