SINGAPORE, 11 March 10, 2021: Alaska offers opportunities for travellers to
see glaciers up close, spot wildlife, explore national parks and see Denali –
North America’s tallest mountain.
summer, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises offer many ways for
travellers to experience Alaska through Gray Line Alaska, Princess Alaska
Lodges and Holland America Line’s Westmark Hotels, giving travellers a
combination of tours, lodging and sightseeing options on land.
year’s tours highlight the best of Alaska’s interior with Covid-19 health and
safety precautions top of mind, both for the well-being of employees and
the highlights for escorted tours will be the full eight-hour Tundra Wilderness
Tour at Denali, where guests have opportunities to see the big five – grizzly
bears, wolves, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. Other included tours are the
Portage Glacier Cruise near Anchorage and Riverboat Discovery excursion in
Fairbanks. In addition, optional tours such as flightseeing around the
mountain, river rafting, and more will be available to book at each hotel
Options this summer include the following:
- Escorted and Explorer tours
between Kenai, Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks are available.
- Escorted tours
include a tour director and range from six to seven nights.
- Explorer tours
do not include a tour director, but helpful staff members are available along
the way. Tours range from five to six nights.
- Rail travel on
GoldStar service on Alaska Railroad rail cars.
- Most meals and
some sightseeing included.
- Denali Rail tours
- Trip variations
range from one to six nights with up to four nights at Denali National Park.
- Options include
travel by rail or a combination of rail and deluxe motorcoach. Rail travel is
hosted in Adventure Class on Alaska Railroad rail cars with the option to
upgrade to GoldStar.
- Tour choices
include a round trip from Anchorage to Denali, Anchorage to Denali to
Fairbanks, or Fairbanks to Denali to Anchorage.
- No meals or
sightseeing included. Guests may customize their experience with optional
- Trip variations
- Hotel only and sightseeing
- The Westmark
Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center is currently open. Additional
properties will open for guests, 28 May – 6 September, including Holland
America Line’s McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali National Park and Preserve and
the Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge overlooking the world-famous Kenai River.
- Portage Glacier
Cruises will operate, 28 May – 6 September 6. Portage Glacier Cruises will run
five daily departures of its one-hour cruise to see the face of Portage
Glacier, including one departure at 1300. that includes round trip
transportation from Anchorage with a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation
- The Westmark
2022 Alaska Season
getting a taste of “The Last Frontier” this summer, set sail for new
experiences onboard either Holland America Line or Princess Cruises.
2022, Holland America Line will celebrate 75 years of Alaska exploration —
longer than any other cruise line — and bookings are now open for its
award-winning cruises and Land+Sea Journeys. From April through October 2022,
guests can embark on Holland America Line’s cruises to Alaska aboard Eurodam,
Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Oosterdam and Zuiderdam.
guests choose Princess in Alaska than any other cruise line, exclusive Direct to the Wilderness rail
service on custom-built rail cars and Princess Wilderness Lodges. The newly
announced 2022 Alaska cruise and cruisetour programme offers six ships,
including the line’s newest ship, DiscoveryPrincess. Guests can choose from 12
cruise itineraries, plus 25 seamless cruisetour options. Cruisetour guests see
even more of Alaska by combining a seven-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise with
multiple nights on land in the heart of Alaska.