Wrangell loses as Windstar Cruises cancels summer sailings
January 14, 2021
Cruise ship companies serving Southeast Alaska are taking reservations for the summer season after losing all of last year to the pandemic - but not all cruise lines will return this year.
Windstar Cruises, which brought a 208-passenger ship to Wrangell about 10 times in 2019, had originally planned its first 2021 cruise out of Vancouver on May 20, an 11-day voyage scheduled to stop in Wrangell, Ketchikan, Juneau and Haines. The sailings would have continued throughout the summer with a larger ship than 2019, carrying 312 passengers.
Instead, U.S. Centers for Disease Control restrictions li...