Cruise outlook for 2005 shows growth

Cruise industry officials say the 2005 visitor season is shaping up to be a busier one for the industry and Juneau business owners. The cruise lines expect a 4 percent growth in cruise passenger visits to Juneau over 2004 arrivals. An estimated 914,962 cruise passengers will visit the capital between May 8 and Sept. 27, according to the Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau.