Millennials are seeking out more
immersive, cultural experiences.
generation is no longer seeking a party-animal atmosphere
when traveling, and instead wants to fully immerse
themselves into new cultures, and feast on local cuisine. In
fact, of the group surveyed, experiencing a new culture
(86%) and eating local foods (69%) were listed as common
determining factors for motivating people aged 18 to 24 to
travel — ahead of partying (44%) and shopping (28%)." -
Find the Best Cruises in Alaska
Celebrity Cruises Millennials
can choose from Alaska itineraries on three cruise
ships--the Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Infinity, or
Celebrity Millennium. The Celebrity Solstice sails weekly
Alaska Inside Passage cruises roundtrip from Seattle, with
ports of call in Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway, and Victoria
and a day cruising in Tracy Arm. The Celebrity Millennium
sails one-way between Vancouver and Seward, with ports of
call in Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway, and a
day cruising at Hubbard Glacier. The Celebrity Infinity
sails 7-day cruises round-trip from Vancouver, BC, with
ports of call at Juneau, Ketchikan, and Icy Point Strait.
The cruise ship also spends a day cruising Hubbard Glacier.
Celebrity Cruises offers Land and Sea packages for
who want to extend their time in Alaska.
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• Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has three ships sailing Alaska. The
Norwegian Pearl sails seven-day Glacier Bay cruises
roundtrip from Seattle, and the Norwegian Jewel sails
seven-day Tracy Arm/Sawyer Glacier cruises roundtrip from
Seattle. The Norwegian Sun sails 7-day cruises between
Vancouver and Seward (near Anchorage.) The north and
southbound itineraries are slightly
different so can be combined into a 14-day voyage, but both
include Inside Passage cruising, stopovers at popular ports
of call, and scenic cruising in Glacier Bay or Hubbard and
Sawyer Glaciers. Norwegian also offers land/cruise options
for those who wish to extend their time in Alaska.
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• Princess Cruises
Princess Cruises has six cruise ships sailing Alaska,
offering many options for
Millennials during the May
to September season. Star Princess, Island Princess,
and Coral Princess sail 7-day cruises between Vancouver and
Whittier ( for Anchorage ) through the Inside Passage and
scenic Gulf of Alaska; Crown Princess and Ruby Princess sail
7-day cruises roundtrip from Seattle to the Inside Passage;
and the Grand Princess sails on 10-day journeys roundtrip
from San Francisco. Princess also offers many land and sea
combination adventure tours, so those wanting to see parts
of the interior of Alaska (like Denali National Park, Kenai
or Copper River), might want to add-on a land extension.
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• Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean has two ships to Alaska, with departures
from Seward, Vancouver, and Seattle. Radiance of the Seas
sails seven-night itineraries between Vancouver and Seward,
Alaska. Explorer of the Seas sails from Seattle on
Inside Passage voyages. Royal
Caribbean also has cruisetour options that combine with the
Radiance of the Seas' itineraries.
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ALASKA CRUISES DIRECT
We are focused on creating authentic
experiences. If the desire for authenticity is a driver for
the type of destinations you want to travel to, consider
Alaska, which has been identified as one of the most popular
destinations for millennials, empty-nesters, to
multi-generational families. If you want once-in-a-lifetime
experiences that feel authentic, fully immerse yourself into
new cultures, feast on local cuisine and run of the mill
shore excursions won't cut it for you; explore somewhere
like Alaska. Go glacier trekking, kayaking, whale watching,
fish for king salmon, back-country hiking, or bear & eagle
viewing just to name a few.
We can help you find those off-the-beaten path experiences,
and make sure you focus on all aspects of your Alaska travel
experience, from wildlife viewing, rail, excursions,
wilderness lodges and of course, a great cruise.
If you are a millennial*, chances are you were born and
raised online. As for the rest of us, we learned along the
way. Either way, you are likely known for researching and
exploring every aspect of a trip on the internet, so by the
time you get to us, you're looking for specific details
about Alaska that only a Certified Alaska Travel Expert
Who's in your group?
Are you more likely to travel
socially with friends or family? We have an exclusive
opportunity for small group discounts when you bring
along family or friends. We call them mini-group rates.
All you need is a few friends or family willing to
travel together on the same sailing, and a reason to do
it--say a family reunion, birthday, graduation
celebration, club outing, or just for fun. All it takes
is a minimum of 3 couples. Check out this week's best
Mini-Group travel bargains for Alaska by land & sea.
We’re really good at finding ways
to get people engaged when visiting Alaska.
Millennials are seeking out more immersive, cultural
experiences. If you are looking for unique experiences that
are carefully curated for each destination stop, you've come
to the right place.
"Cruisers go to Alaska to see the
magnificent mountains, beautiful bays, and wonderful
wildlife (like bears, whales, and sea lions) and to
participate in some unforgettable shore excursions. In
addition, visitors to Alaska get to experience fascinating
small towns like Juneau, Ketchikan, and Skagway." -