American Cruise Lines has gone public with an ambitious plan to sail 13 Alaskan routes. Commencing summer 2012, the yet to be announced ship will sail from Seattle to Juneau, and then round trip Juneau voyages, before sailing back to Seattle.
The r/t Juneau voyages break down as such:

  • Juneau, AK
  • Skagway, AK
  • Glacier Bay, AK
  • Icy Strait / Hoonah, AK
  • Sitka, AK
  • Petersburg, AK
  • Tracy Arm, AK / Dawes Glacier
  • Juneau, AK

Charles A. Robertson, President of American Cruise Lines:

“It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we announce our new Alaskan cruises. We take pride in offering passengers the best small ship cruising experience on the most unique itineraries in the U.S., a winning combination that has continued to bring our passengers back time and again.”

Full presser after the break

Guilford, CT – American Cruise Lines announced today the addition of a new exciting itinerary
– Alaska. Seven-to-eleven night cruises will showcase the beauty of Alaska’s coastline with
exposure to its magnificent wildlife, glaciers and inside passages.
“It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we announce our new Alaskan cruises,” said
Charles A. Robertson, President of American Cruise Lines. “We take pride in offering
passengers the best small ship cruising experience on the most unique itineraries in the U.S., a
winning combination that has continued to bring our passengers back time and again.”
Beginning next summer in June of 2012, American Cruise Lines will offer several different
Alaskan itineraries, including round trip cruises departing from Juneau, Alaska, and one-way
cruises between Juneau and Seattle, Washington. New and returning passengers can expect all
the modern onboard amenities – oversized staterooms and bathrooms, private balconies and
elevators, along with exceptional locale-inspired cuisine and highly personalized service.
“A state with impressive history and one of the country’s most scenic coastlines, going to
Alaska was a natural next step for American Cruise Lines,” added Timothy Beebe, the cruise
line’s Vice President. “Our itineraries will bring the great outdoors of Alaska to the fingertips of
passengers, leaving them with experiences and memories they will never forget.”
About American Cruise Lines
American Cruise Lines operates the newest fleet of small ships in the industry and offers more
than 20 unique itineraries along the inland waterways and rivers of the Pacific Northwest, the
Mississippi River System and East Coast of the United States.
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