City meets to discuss priorities for future cruise seasons
January 17, 2019
The 2019 cruise season is just around the corner. Starting in April and ending in October, about 57 cruise ships are scheduled to stop at the city dock. To get ahead of the upcoming busy season, city officials and businessmen all came together on Wed. Jan. 9 to discuss what the city’s priorities should be for the upcoming and future cruise seasons.
The largest of these ships is Holland America’s Maasdam, 719 ft. in length and capable of carrying 1,258 passengers. According to a draft schedule provided by Carol Rushmore, Wrangell’s economic development director, an estimated 20,000 tou...