Alaska Cruise Updates: 2020 Must-Know Info

Of the two million people who visit Alaska each year, at least one million of those arrive or depart via cruise ships. From the mega-vessels housing thousands to smaller yachts carrying only a few, Alaska cruises are big business for the tourism industry. They are also the source of much confusion when it comes to […]

Cruising Safely With Kids: AKontheGO ‘Extra’

In 2012, the world watched a terrible scenario unfold with the grounding of the Costa Concordia in Italy, and my attention turned toward safety of such luxury cruises in Alaska. The cruising industry must have been clenching its teeth in potential panic, real or perceived, among both the media and would-be passengers who witnessed the […]

Welcome to an Anchorage Monday

Let’s just start right off with a big AK Fam welcome to passengers and crew of the Holland America line’s MS Amsterdam. The ship arrives today as part of a new 14-day itinerary from Seattle. Passengers will have an entire day to devote to Anchorage and environs, sailing out of Cook Inlet around 11 p.m. […]