In 1903, one explorer tried to navigate the difficult Northwest Passage—from Seward, Alaska all the way to the East Coast. It took him three years to do so. This week, the Crystal Serenity becomes the largest ship ever to attempt the challenging journey. Nearly 1,000 passengers paid a minimum of $22,000 each for the cruise. Watch Peter Greenberg’s report on CBS This Morning to learn more.
For more information about the cruise industry, check out:
- How an 88-Year-Old Woman Made a Cruise Ship Her Home
- Over-the-Top Bathrooms on Cruise Ships
- What the Cruise Industry Boom Means for You
By Peter Greenberg for PeterGreenberg.com