Monthly Archives: January, 2012
Being rugged Alaskans we have always appreciated the quality of the Filson products, so you can imagine the pride we felt being included in their Gifts 2011 catalog! Filson Passage Luggage is highlighted by a photo of the Taku River taken from our own N337AK DeHavilland Otter. The yellow tipped wing is framing the photo.
Princess Cruises Announces Winners of 2011 Alaska Region Shore Excursion Awards 12th Annual C.R.U.I.S.E. Service Awards Recognize Top Local Tour Operators as Rated by Passengers SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 7, 2011) — Each year, Princess Cruises marks the end of the Alaska season with shipboard awards ceremonies celebrating the year’s favorite local tour operators. The [...]
Disney Cruise Line puts its own twist on popular Alaska shore excursion …The 49th state offers plentiful opportunities to implement a Disney twist into traditional shore excursions, a process that began when Stauffer first met with tour operators last summer. “We took a strong look at the tours being offered in Alaska,” explained Stauffer. “We always [...]
Winters on the Taku Lodge are a vast contrast to the summers, when our guests experience our special spot. As of today we have 30 inches of snow and the river has completely frozen over. By mid October we have winterized the Lodge and head back into Juneau, to return again in February. We allow [...]