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    Port of Seattle Flight Seeing – Kenmore Air

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    Park Butte and Mt Baker, Cascade Loop – Andy Porter

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    Mount Rainier Summer Sunrise at Reflection Lake – Courtesy Deby Dixon

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    Chihuly Garden and Glass

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    North Cascades National Park

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Flights and cruises

The Port of Seattle owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, a premier Pacific coast gateway, with non-stop service from 24 international cities and connecting flights to 81 USA cities. Services at the Port’s two downtown cruise ship terminals make Seattle the preferred choice for Alaska or Pacific Northwest cruises on the USA west coast, via seven international cruise lines. Year-round service to Victoria, BC and the San Juan Islands is also available. The Port’s tourism mission, in partnership with Visit Seattle, is to encourage international visitors to Fly & Drive and Cruise & Stay. Be sure to check out PortSeattle.org
With non-stop daily flights from London on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, Seattle is Britain’s most direct gateway to the Pacific Northwest. Norwegian offers direct non stop services from London Gatwick to Seattle four times a week and Thomas Cook Airlines will introduce two flights a week between Manchester and Seattle in May 2018. Aer Lingus will launch flights from Dublin to Seattle in May 2018 which will also be a direct, non stop services. Passengers who choose this route have the added bonus of the US Preclearance facility in Dublin airport. Icelandair and other airlines offer one-stop flights from airports around the UK and Ireland.

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News

May 2, 2018

The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race departed Seattle for the penultimate leg of its 40,000 nm circumnavigation of the planet, and it is engaging in pioneering scientific research. One of its racing yachts, Visit Seattle, has been fitted with a special sensor for monitoring the effects of ocean acidification around the US Coast. … Continue reading Global yacht race collaborates on pioneering US ocean research
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Mar 13, 2018

  Norwegian Bliss – at 164,600 tons, and 4,200 passengers, the Bliss will be the largest ship to ever sail in Alaska and purpose-built for the market. The newest Norwegian Cruise Line ship is due to arrive in Seattle for her inaugural sailing on May 30th. Seven cruise lines and eleven ships now have homeport … Continue reading NEWS SHORTS
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Mar 13, 2018

Mount Rainier National Park is a must visit for any UK visitor interested in natural splendour.  Inside the Park 25 glaciers drape the highest slopes, 235,625 acres of forests cloak lower slopes, ringed by flower-strewn meadows, with 97 percent of the park designated as wilderness.During July and August, midweek visits will offer a better experience … Continue reading Mount Rainier
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