With the help of a so-called “challenge” card, IAATO aims to promote its Antarctic Ambassador program and awareness of Antarctic conservation.
Australian expedition operator Aurora Expeditions has launched its second purpose-built small ship, the “Sylvia Earle” in Sydney.
For the first time since the pandemic began, the museum in Grytviken, South Georgia, is opening as usual with a five-person team looking forward to welcoming many visitors.
Australian company Chimu Adventures and airline Qantas have completed the first-ever non-stop round-trip flight to the South Pole on a passenger aircraft.
With one of the broadest ranges of regions and experiences, Quark Expeditions aims to bring guests closer to the Arctic in 2024.
Svalbard’s tourism figures have gone up again this year and yet the season has been anything but trouble-free
Greenland’s tourism industry leader Visit Greenland sees no future for the traditional cruise industry in Greenland and is withdrawing support.
IAATO members will submit their seasonal fuel data for the first time, marking the first step in a new climate strategy for Antarctic tourism.
Chilean airline DAP and cruise line Royal Caribbean plan to collaborate and build a 5* hotel in Chile’s southernmost municipality.
Greenland wants to learn even more from its neighbors Iceland and the Faroe Islands at the largest tourism fair in the North Atlantic in order to present itself as an attractive destination.
Chilean airline DAP, based in Punta Arenas, has announced its flight schedule to Antarctica for the coming austral summer.
The Polar Tourism Guide Association wants to ensure a minimum standard for polar guides and thus make the profession more professional.
Authorities in Ushuaia expect around 500 calls of vessels in the Argentine port city during the upcoming Antarctic season. But not all of them continue south.
Two mayors in Greenland are calling for a cap of 1,000 cruise passengers per day in their regions. So things could get tight for cruise lines.
A polar expedition of a different kind is offered by the Swedish company PolarQuest, taking guests from Svalbard to northern Norway, following the magical Aurora borealis.
Due to missing permits, a French shipping company was heavily fined by the governor of Svalbard for serious violation of the Weapons Act.
An expedition ship of a Nordic shipping company must remain in port until further notice due to numerous defects detected after an accident-related inspection.
The gateways to Antarctica, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, and Port Stanley are expecting record numbers of visitors for the upcoming season…. if all goes well.
For the first time, a shipping company has used helicopters to transport its guests from the ship to the Greenland Ice Sheet.
South Greenland is not only a place of spectacular scenery, but also a place of activities beyond the ordinary.
A very personal visit to Aappilattoq shows how people live in the south of Greenland, amidst high mountain flanks, deep fjords and icebergs.
The “Le Commandant Charcot” of the French shipping company Ponant reached 90° North for the first time with passengers on July 13, 2022.
The helicopters aboard the Ultramarine feature prominently on the fourth day of the voyage, offering unique glimpses of southwest Greenland.
During the search of two ships, the governor of Svalbard seized several weapons and ammunition.