Alaska Gearing Up for a Great Tourism Season


The department program in Alaska that’s responsible for tourism stats is expecting a record year this year for guests visiting the Last Frontier.  Last year’s tourism season (May-September) saw 1.78 million out-of-state visitors, up 7 percent from 2014.  The majority of visitors were cruise ship passengers, and accounted for 3 percent of the volume increase.  This […]

Norwegian Guests Can Choose Two Free Amenities with Offer

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Norwegian Cruise Line has extended their popular Free at Sea promotion and is now offering guests double the onboard offerings.  Travelers who book a cruise in an oceanview, balcony, or minisuite stateroom through March 15 can choose two amenities to enjoy free of charge during their voyage. Check NCL prices here.  Complimentary Amenities This offer applies to […]

7 Ways to Drink Cheap on Your Cruise

We’ve all been there before — you get your final statement on the last night of the cruise and nearly fall over trying to understand how you drank that much alcohol. All those frozen drinks on the lido deck and late nights at the piano bar add up quickly. Fortunately, there are a few ways […]

Carnival Mixologist Named ‘Bartender of the Year’

Of of the Alchemy Bar’s mixologists aboard Carnival Glory has receive quite an honor this year.  Miroslav Kljajic has been named “Bartender of the Year” at the 2016 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition, which drew over 4,000 entries from cruise and ferry lines around the world.  In the past five years, three Carnival mixologists have earned […]