Global Cruise Activist Network Panel Discussion with World Tourism Network
A newly-formed global network of cruise port residents, civil society organizations, and labor & crime victim advocates came together during the COVID 19 pandemic to demand “no return to business-as-usual” for cruising.
Meet Karla Hart of Juneau Alaska started looking critically at the cruise industry when a job put her in close contact in 1984. She ran tourism businesses from 1987-1997, was a founding member of the Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association after the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, and served alongside cruise executives as a Governor’s Appointee to the Alaska Tourism Marketing Council in the mid-1990
Panel discussion by Dr. Elinor Garely, Managing Reporter eTurboNews, New York