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    Washington State – USA

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    Mount St. Helens Volcanic National Monument

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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 72 U.S. 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 will offer direct non stop services from London Gatwick to Seattle from September 2017 and Thomas Cook Airlines will introduce two flights a week between Manchester and Seattle in May 2018. Icelandair and other airlines offer one-stop flights from airports around the UK and Ireland.

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Jul 21, 2017

Seattle and Washington State are positioning themselves more and more in the minds of meetings and incentive bookers, reinforced by Seattle being the city of choice for major global businesses including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Expedia, Starbucks, Costco, Facebook and Boeing. These companies base themselves in Seattle to offer an adventure meets urban lifestyle few can … Continue reading Meetings and incentives in Seattle and Washington State read more >

Jul 21, 2017

​SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle welcomes the announcement that Thomas Cook Airline, part of the Thomas Cook Group will begin new seasonal service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Manchester beginning May 27, 2018. The twice-weekly (Thursday and Sunday) nonstop flight will be on an Airbus A330 airplane. Manchester is one of the UK’s most-visited … Continue reading New Manchester-Seattle flight with Thomas Cook Airline read more >

Jun 26, 2017

Liverpool to Seattle – Clipper Round the World 2017-18 Imagine!  5 oceans, 6 continents, 700 crew, 8 legs, 12 identical ocean racing yachts, and 40,000 miles starting Sunday 20th August from Liverpool.  The Port of Seattle is a programme sponsor and the Visit Seattle Clipper’s sail and hull will display the city’s skyline and include … Continue reading News Extras read more >