June 8 - June 15th, 2019

Princess Cruises - Ruby Princess

Seattle Washington - Juneau, Alaska - Skagway - Glacier Bay National Park - Ketchikan - Victoria, British Columbia


The speed of change in the financial industry is both exciting and frightening. Credit Unions can’t continue to do “business as usual”, but must become flexible and quick. To be able to do this, credit unions must have an understanding of critical changes impacting strategic growth, leadership success and innovation. Participants in this credit union cruise/conference will be given a better understanding of what changes are coming, how to prepare for fast paced change, and how to use change to better serve the members.

Ships have been sailing from Seattle to Alaska since the gold rush. Now it’s your turn to follow in the wake of history on a seven-day cruise vacation filled with glacier-carved fjords, forested islets and quaint ports along Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Cruise to Alaska from Seattle with Princess.

Don’t miss this opportunity of a lifetime to learn and cruise to some of the most beautiful destinations in North America … Alaska.


Credit Union Topics We Will Navigate

*Governance? It's More Than a Free Lunch; How You Can Become A Better Board

*Top 10 Compliance and Legal Issues (Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff)

*NCUA Board of Directors Policies - Which Ones Require Action?

*Millennials – What Are They All About? Can You Survive Without Them?

*CEO, Director and Officer Liabilities and the Risks of Being Sued

*‘Let’s Talk: An Open Forum Discussion of Key Areas of Credit Union Challenges, Concerns & Opportunities’

Landing Big Benefits For Your Credit Union

1. Receive Free Consultation with our on-board industry leaders

2. Participate in multiple networking opportunities

3. Discuss leadership concepts and techniques that can make a difference

4. Discover how an effective Board/Management Team equals future success

5. Learn from others about their Credit Union's future growth strategies

6. Discover how your credit union can thrive in times of fast paced change

7. Create a game-plan for future regulatory and economic change

8. Compared to most other credit union educational cruises, you'll return home with more ideas

9. Find solutions to problems your CU is facing today, and will soon be encountering

10. Share with other CU volunteers and senior management leaders

Speaker for the Course

ANDY KEENEY, Co-Chair of the Kaufman & Canoles Credit Union Team, is a nationally recognized credit union attorney, industry speaker and frequent EduCruises speaker as well. Credit Union Times has identified him as a veteran credit union attorney. One credit union CEO has called Andy the “Dr. Marcus Welby” of credit unions. He currently serves as general counsel for dozens of credit unions, and has been representing credit unions for more than 30 years.
Andy is a top speaker at credit union industry events around the country where he regularly receives rave reviews. His clients include credit unions from New York to Florida and as far west as Hawaii. Andy also has been specially retained by NCUA.
Andy serves as the legal counsel for the Maryland & DC Credit Union Association and is one of their strategic partners. His practice also includes a range of commercial real estate services from zoning to leasing and purchase and sale of commercial real estate for credit unions.

About the Ship

Ruby Princess®

Featuring our latest innovations, Ruby Princess is one of the largest Princess cruise ships, with room for 3,080 guests. From her nearly 900 balconies, you can enjoy sweeping views of romantic landscapes across the world.  After experiencing the relaxed comfort of our intimate onboard venues, however, you may not want to explore the beauty ashore! The serenity of The Sanctuary® and the casual street café atmosphere of the Piazza may just reel you in for the day, while your nights might be filled with the great tasting food offered in the Crown Grill followed by a first-run film at Movies Under the Stars®



Our Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine – and it shows. Our entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef’s menu is creative and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service and you’re in for an unforgettable gourmet experience. The Ruby Princess offers several optional seating times for our Traditional dining rooms along with two incredible specialty restaurants. Other food options are available throughout the ship.

Whether you’re in the mood for a cozy space to sip cocktails with someone special or a swanky place to savor a cigar and make new friends, the Ruby Princess has something for everyone, with 6 lounges ranging from intimate to high energy. Many wonderful choices that will fit whatever you desire.

To say the nightlife onboard is entertaining is an understatement. Illuminating the stage in captivating productions, our performers are some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea. Our Princess Signature Broadway-Style Shows, lounge performers, street performers, movies and large casino are just some of the entertainment our guests enjoy as they escape completely. Entertainment is non-stop throughout the Ruby Princess – day and night!


Day 1: SATURDAY, JUNE 8ARRIVE SEATTLE (EMBARKATION)Welcome to Seattle. This afternoon, board the Ruby Princess
Day 3: MONDAY, JUNE 10Juneau, Alaska(ARRIVE 11:00AM – DEPART 10:00PM)
FORUM SESSIONS (8:30AM – 10:00 AM)
Day 4: TUESDAY, JUNE 11Skagway, Alaska(ARRIVE 6:00AM – DEPART 8:15PM)
Day 5: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)(ARRIVE 6:00AM – DEPART 3:00PM)
Day 6: THURSDAY, JUNE 13Ketchikan, Alaska(ARRIVE 7:00AM – DEPART 1:00PM)
Day 7: FRIDAY, JUNE 14Victoria, British Columbia (ARRIVE 7:00PM – DEPART 11:59PM)
Day 8: SATURDAY, JUNE 15Seattle Washington (DISEMBARKATION) (ARRIVE 7:00AM)

Room Choices:

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Cabin CategoryConference Attendee (Double Occupancy)
Category BD- Verandah Cabins $2,552.00 per person
Category BC -Verandah Cabins $2,597.00 per person
Category BB- Verandah Cabins $2,642.00 per person
Category MD - Mini Suite Cabins $2,952.00 per person
Category MB- Mini Suite Cabins $3,007.00 per person
Conference Attendee (Single Occupancy)
Category BD- Verandah Cabins $4,801.00 per person
Category BC -Verandah Cabins $4,891.00 per person
Category BB- Verandah Cabins $4,981.00 per person
Category MD - Mini Suite Cabins $5,601.00 per person
Category MB- Mini Suite Cabins $5,711.00 per person
3rd and 4th Person: $1,352.00 per person (Based on cabin availability)

Not Included: Airline imposed baggage fees; airport gratuities to baggage handlers, air, transfers, trip insurance; medical services; any other items of a personal nature. A valid passport is required. Travel insurance protection is not included. Ask your travel consultant about our reasonable options.

Deposit:   $550.00 per person at time of booking

Conference Fee: $1,600 per attendee at time of booking

Transfers: $58 per person – round trip

Final payment date: March 15, 2019


Cancel Penalties: Date of Booking to March 22, 2019: $150.00 per person

March 22 – April 11, 2019: $550.00 per person

April 12 – May 8, 2019: 75% of trip cost  

May 9, 2019 to departure:   No refund

Airline tickets are non-refundable once issued.


(OPTIONAL) Trip Insurance – you must pay the premium with a check.

What Your Rate Includes:


  • Seven-night cruise aboard the Ruby Princess roundtrip Seattle, Washington
  • CU EduCruise seminars at sea
  • All meals onboard the ship
  • Entertainment as provided onboard the Ruby Princess
  • Luxuriously appointed staterooms with hotel beds, hair dryer, safe and flat-screen TV with satellite for complimentary movie and entertainment options
  • Remarkable service from your English-speaking crew and on-board Cruise Director
  • Customized, informative travel documents containing all trip details and helpful planning information
  • ASK about our Pre and Post Cruise Packages!

Contact Information

Contact our NEW 2019 Travel Team:

FOX World Travel

Toll Free: 1-888-367-2571