On remote Horseshoe Island near the Antarctic Peninsula stands the former British research station Base Y. It will now be opened as a museum for tourists.
Hurtigruten’s Tudor Morgan has been on the Executive Committee for three years and will now become the new chair.
Hunters are convinced they can eat their narwhals and have them too
Is there a shortage of personnel in Antarctica? This question comes up after several facilities had various positions up for grabs. A new addition is now Port Lockroy.
“Tourism, yes. Cruise tourism, no” is the result of a survey conducted by Visit Svalbard among the local population.
The cruise industry has been working toward more climate-friendly ships for a while now. Hurtigruten wants to play a pioneering role.
Russia’s settlements in Svalbard are popular with tourists. The firm that runs them is not
Quark Expeditions not only offers an unprecedented product with “Greenland Adventure” but also a new way for operators and local communities to work together.
Due to the Russian invasion and sanctions, operators have canceled their trips to the western part of the Russian Arctic and the North Pole and have had to reschedule.
Improved ice charts and competence of ship crews and internationally regulated shipping to the North Pole are among the proposals of the Norwegian Cruise Committee.
Health authorities have cleared away Covid restrictions ahead of the tourism season
A new study shows that black carbon concentrations in Antarctica are high enough to cause snow to melt faster.
Regularly scheduled service between Akureyri and destinations in Denmark, Spain and the the UK is set to begin in June
Rostourism is planning a set of national standards to improve tourism in the Arctic. Rostourism believes that travel will become safer and quality will improve.
The South Georgia Museum on the island of the same name in the South Atlantic is celebrating its 30th anniversary and is issuing a new stamp series to mark the occasion.
Heritage Expeditions’ flagship, the “Heritage Adventurer” is getting ready in Greece to soon explore the beauty and fascination of the Russian Arctic with guests.
The pandemic almost prevented the eight-man expedition team from returning from the Antarctic Peninsula – rescue came from an expedition tour operator.
IAATO, the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators, is strengthening its ambassador program and has officially declared April 25 as “Antarctic Ambassador Day.”
The Argentine airline Flybondi has added the southernmost city in the world as a new destination and now operates three times a week between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia.
The chefs of Koks will bring their uncompromising approach to taking food with them. The country’s tourism industry is more interested in what they will leave behind.
As a first-of-its-kind experience, Quark Expeditions will offer guests a taste of fine dine Inuit cuisine as part of the cultural experience next year.
Expedition company Albatros Expeditions has christened its newest ship, Ocean Victory, with ice on South Georgia.
En route to Antarctica, a passenger complained of symptoms that rapidly worsened, prompting her and her family to be evacuated.
On November 23, 2021, Swan Hellenic christened its new ship, SH Minerva, at the Helsinki shipyard. The godmother was Johanna Mäkelä, Finland’s first professor of food culture.