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 year’s season is also gearing up to be a big one, with 30 large cruise ships scheduled to call in Alaska.

New ships scheduled for this year’s Alaska season include:

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