The cruise industry says Alaska can expect about 1.5 million ship passengers to visit this season.
Skagway’s largest tour outfit, the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, says its trains won’t cross the border this season.
“While cruising will always pose some risk of COVID-19 transmission, travelers will make their own risk assessment when choosing to travel on a cruise ship, much like they do in all other travel settings,” the agency said in a statement to NPR.
City officials said Goldbelt Inc. is willing to put in up to $10 million for a slice of the gondola ticket sales. The particulars of a deal with Goldbelt would have to be negotiated.
Investigators have not yet pointed to a cause for the crash.
A cedar monument in the park — “Thundering Wings” by Lingít master carver Nathan Jackson — depicts an eagle taking flight.
Canada will still require U.S. travelers to complete the ArriveCAN process and show proof of vaccination to enter the country.
Several members of the public testified against the change. Some said that even though the change doesn’t guarantee construction of a new Norwegian dock, it sets the stage for one.
Juneau cruise ship passengers could foot a big chunk of the bill for a new, integrated convention center and performing arts venue.
This summer, cruise ship schedules are packed — on some days, Ketchikan and Juneau are expecting as many as seven ships in port at a time.