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We were on the Zandaam in Alaska in September and there were only about 10 men wearing a tux ( including my husband) he did get many compliments from all the ladies as he had made the effort. This cruise was the least dressy one we had been on out of the 10 cruises we have been on. Shame really as we love dressing up, having said that, you will never feel overdressed on any cruise, just enjoy, Alaska is wonderful.
I can't speak for HAL in Alaska, but on Princess in Alaska last summer, the majority of passengers did wear tuxes/suits, and cocktail dresses/gowns, for the two formal nights. I don't recall seeing jeans in the main dining room any evening.
I wear a jacket and tie. Most men are varried from tux's, to suit, to jacket and tie, to nice shirt and pants (no tie or jacket). The dress code on most cruise lines seems to be more and more relaxed as the years go on.