U.S. Cruising to Resume With UnCruise Adventures Alaska Sailing: Travel Weekly
UnCruise Adventures on Saturday became the first cruise line to resume overnight cruising in U.S. waters since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down global travel in March.
The company's Wilderness Adventurer departed Juneau with 37 passengers and 30 crew for a seven-day cruise on the line's Glacier Bay Adventure itinerary.
"For all of Juneau, all of Alaska, we celebrate with you," said UnCruise CEO Dan Blanchard in a video posted to Twitter just before the Wilderness Adventurer left the dock.
"There's a little sparkle of hope amongst a lot of gray days," he added, laughing, as the ship's crew waved in the background. Blanchard himself untied the ship's ropes.