There’s been another norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship docking in Juneau. Health and tourist officials say next time they’d appreciate a courtesy call before an infected ship arrives.
At least 73 people have reportedly fallen ill aboard the Zaandam following an outbreak of norovirus on the Holland America cruise ship. It’s the second reported outbreak of norovirus this year on a cruise ship in Alaska.
The sale for nearly $300 million is scheduled to close on July 31. According to Carnival, it will be business as usual in terms of local operations.
Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise “Share the Adventure” departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
The endangered fin whale stuck on the bow of a Holland America cruiseship when it docked in Seward on Sunday.
A representative for Holland America says the ship got a late start in Vancouver which led to a change in the itinerary.
Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state has issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances.
Juneau police identified the woman as Corrine J. Underwood of Missouri.
The last cruise ships of Juneau’s tourist season sailed away Wednesday.
This spring, the state responded to complaints that onboard shopping experts were misleading passengers and smearing local stores by hitting these programs with a new set of rules. Are the regulations working?