The cruise industry in Southeast Alaska remains frustrated by Canada’s decision to close its ports to large ships for the year, effectively prohibiting anything close to a typical visitor season in 2021. But in 2022, the cruise rebound in ports like Sitka could be staggering.
At Wednesday’s (5/1/19) meeting of the Sitka Chamber of Commerce, Chris McGraw of Halibut Point Marine spoke about the growth Sitka could continue to see in the tourism sector over the next decade.
Mike Eberhardt, the Southeast Area Parks Superintendent, talks about the plan by the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation to seek new managers for Sitka's state parks. The state will end management of all seven of Sitka's state parks on July 1, 2015. The link to the RFP is available here.Downloadable audio.Read More