"In spite of inclement weather, the cruise was wonderful. We had a great time and had a chance to see some fantastic scenery and wildlife."

Sylvia Knapp

The employees at Stan Stephens Cruises work daily to give travelers an amazing Alaskan experience, the following recognitions show appreciation for that effort:

Outstanding Long-Term Program Award – 1998

From the Alaska Land Managers Forum.

The Stan Stephens Award – 2003

For promotion of Valdez from the Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Letter of Recognition – 2012

For service & promotion to the international traveler, from Governor Sean Parnell.