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(5:50 p.m. EDT) -- A report issued by U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner Louis E. Sola concluded that, "when considered on a per capita basis, there may not be another state in the Nation paying as high a cost from passenger ships not sailing than Alaska." The latest in a series of in-depth assessments into the impact of the cruise ...

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Alaska even though only a Seasonal market has the largest land based program for cruise ship passengers anywhere. So many moving parts in  a huge portfolio consisting of land based Hotels and lodges, a fleet of passenger rail cars in Alaska and an entire Railway infrastructure based out of Skagway and buses throughout Yukon/Alaska , Land based tours,docking facilities and so much more, Plus the spinoff to tourism in both Alaska and the Yukon  all of which  benefits is so big to a scale that can not be replicated. Most of this is owned by the Carnival Group and its affiliates Princess Tours and Holland America Tours/ Westmark Hotels. 

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