September 12, 2007

Cruise West, which offers intimate 8- to 138-passenger sailings to North and Central America, Asia and the South Pacific, will offer 14 additional Alaska departures, for a total of 160. In addition, the cruise line will upgrade its Spirit of Yorktown and add the Spirit of Glacier Bay to its Alaska itineraries. The Spirit of Yorktown will get new cabins with balconies, a new art collection and a renovated lounge. The Spirit of Glacier Bay, formerly the Spirit of Nantucket, will make its first Alaska sailing in 2008. Cruise West's fleet now numbers nine ships.