The Covid-19 virus leaves further traces. The “Cleanup Svalbard” action planned by Oceanwide Expeditions from 28 August to 4 September 2020 had to be postponed until 2021 due to the unsafe entry regulations.
ʺIn this exceptional situation and in an effort to take early precautions, we now invite all passengers who have booked on the above trip to rebook their trip on a similar trip or to use the paid cruise fare as a travel voucher based on a selection of future trips from Oceanwide Expeditions wirdʺ counted to your choice. florian Piper, Arctic product manager of Oceanwide Expeditions PolarJournal.
ʺ If you further indulge in the special “Cleaning the Shores” activities, we will offer 7 nights voyage OTL05, North Spitsbergen ´Basecamp´, from June 24 till July 1, 2021. Next to free kayaking, snowshoeing / hiking, photo workshops, we will add opportunities for passengers to help clean the shores of remote beaches in North Spitsbergen”, Florian Piper added.
Heiner Kubny, PolarJournal