"While tourism benefits all our Northwestern states, it is one of three pillars of the Alaskan economy," noted Commissioner Sola in his findings. "Passenger cruising is a vital part of the Alaskan tourism business and the loss of an entire cruise season has led to the loss of revenue for a disproportionate number of Alaskans."Alaska's economy relies primarily on energy, fishing and tourism. Cruise tourism has been a huge growth segment for Alaska, with arrivals increasing 45 percent between 2010 and 2019.
Which Cruise Ships Will Be Scrapped Or Taken Out of Service Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic?