April 23, 2014

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Awards Handed out for Alaska Shore Excursions

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With the Alaska cruise season coming to a close, it comes time to hand out Princess Cruises’ 13th annual C.R.U.I.S.E. awards, presented to the best Alaska shore excursions and operators in the region. Congrats to these 2012 winners: Co-Shore Excursion of the Season Juneau: Helicopter Glacier Trek, NorthStar Trekking Taku Lodge Feast & 5-Glacier Seaplane Discover, Wings […]

Alaskan Cruise: Holland America’s Oosterdam, Ketchikan Excursions

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Alaska is famous for two things – floatplanes and crabs – which was exactly what I was scheduled to do today, kind of. The day started out at 6:30am when my alarm clock went off to go meet the folks from the local convention board at 7:15 before my excursion at 8:30. The meeting went […]

The Rise Of The ‘Cold’ Vacation

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Think about vacations. What images come to mind? Sipping a cocktail under the midday sun? Topping up the tan in shorts and a bikini top? Laying on the beach and having a dip in the warm sea? While hot summer vacations are still tops, and Florida remains number 1 on the leader boards in terms […]