2011 Press Releases
Avoid the Crowds during a High Season Summertime Cruise with Unforgettable Shore Excursions from Viator.com
April 14, 2011
Summertime Alaskan cruise itineraries take great advantage of the warm temperatures which contribute to increased wildlife activity and excellent cruising conditions. Travelers don't need to be left out in the cold by crowded or sold out excursions with Viator's collection of Alaskan experiences like:
- The Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure from Juneau is a small group adventure likely to paddle past a humpback whale, orca or seal that takes in views of the Mendenhall, Herbert and Eagle glaciers.
- The Skagway Spectacular: Klondike Gold Rush and the White Pass Trail excursion includes landmarks like Gold Rush Cemetery and Lower Reid Falls among the azure glaciers, thundering waterfalls and majestic mountain vistas.
- During the Mendenhall Glacier Trek and Climb travelers encounter various habitats from ice caves to rainforests and experience a rugged and exhilarating hike and glacier climb.
Europe is a perennial summer favorite no matter the method of arrival. Cruise passengers looking for an alternative to the on-board excursion offerings can visit Viator.com for a selection of options in various port cities:
The Caribbean and Mexico
Popular cruise destinations throughout the year, port cities in the Caribbean and Mexico experience summer crowd swells in late June through the summer but savvy cruise passengers who plan ahead can create a unique excursion itinerary sure to create unforgettable memories.
For more travel inspiration whether taking a cruise and looking for unique shore excursions or planning a summer family vacation close to home, visit the Viator Travel Blog (http://travelblog.viator.com) as well as Twitter (http://twitter.com/ViatorTravel) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/ViatorTours) for the latest Viator deals, promotions and news.
Viator is the world's leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to nearly 9,000 tours, attractions and activities in 750-plus destinations in more than 150 countries. Viator - the Latin word for traveler - offers travelers a one-stop shop to plan, research and book trip activities with helpful resources like more than 250,000 traveler reviews and photos, star ratings, suggested itineraries and the Viator Travel Blog. Viator's in-house travel experts have picked respected and trusted local operators to ensure a quality experience, value and service, all backed by Viator's low-price guarantee. Founded in 1995, Viator sells its products directly to consumers at www.viator.com and through its global network of nearly 2,000 active affiliates that include major hotel and airline companies, online travel agencies, city-specific sites and more. Through its collection of company operated and affiliated sites, including seven European-language sites and a Japanese site, Viator welcomes over 3 million visitors per month. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas.