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Magazine names Ketchikan 2014 Best Alaska Port

Ketchikan is the recipient of the 2014 Editor-in-Chief Award for Best Alaska Port, an annual honor from Porthole Cruise Magazine.

Awardees in a variety of categories were chosen by Bill Panoff, the magazine’s publisher and editor-in-chief. The magazine is a cruise industry publication for consumers, with a circulation of about 500,000 in 40 countries.

Winners were announced in the February issue, which has hit newsstands and is available online at http://porthole.com/CurrentIssue/EditorinChiefAwards.aspx

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