Cruise line Adventures by Disney is offering voyages to Antarctica specifically for families starting in December.
At the conference of the Ministry of Far East and Arctic, tourism and an easier entry to Franz Josef Land were discussed.
Small expedition ships in the Arctic will not disappear, because they were able to successfully carry out voyages despite COVID pandemic.
Canadian North and Air Greenland have signed a letter of intent. The possibility of air connections between Greenland and Canada will be examined.
Oleg Tinkov has his own fancy hobby. He had his own icebreaker built in the Dutch Damen shipyard in Vlissingen.
The story of the construction two ships has caused quite some confusion. We were then contacted by Swan Hellenic and we were promised an clarification of the situation.
The Ministry of Development of the Russian Far East proposed to introduce a service for promotion of Arctic tourism into the national project.
Russian Vodohod and British Swan Hellenic announce that they have commissioned two expedition ships. Looking at those, the ships are clearly the same ships.
Heritage Expeditions’ ship has reached New Zealand from Russia and is getting ready for the Antarctic season
VIVA Cruises will take over the expedition ship “SEAVENTURE” on November 1, 2020 and will be on route in the North Sea and Baltic Sea.
Due to the COVID pandemic, many operators have cancelled their Antarctic season, while others are waiting. We offer an overview.
Almost all major expedition tour operators and shipping companies have now finally cancelled their Antarctic season due to the COVID pandemic.
Hurtigruten reports strong demand for cruises for the coming years
and the establishment of a separate unit for expedition cruises
Entry to Russia will be easier, as from 1.1.2021 e-visas will be possible for stays up to 16 days.
The New Zealand company Heritage Expeditions has been given green light for its expedition voyages and will start in local waters from November.
With the “Seabourn Venture”, the cruise company Seabourn is taking a new, spectacular path.
With Poseidon Expeditions, another long-standing and experienced tour operator has cancelled its Antarctic season due to the COVID pandemic.
The prosecutor has closed the criminal proceedings against the polar bear guards who shot a polar bear on Phippsøya in July 2018.
The Norwegian government bans cruise ships of 30 people or more from Svalbard due to COVID threat.
In a beautiful new video about South Georgia, Sir David Attenborough explains the rules of conduct and the importance of the island to future visitors.
Military land on the coast of the Kola Peninsula could become the site for a new Arctic container port and housing construction.
In the Canadian Northwest Territories, tourism is to be supported by state assistance.
The polar travel industry has suffered several heavy blows this week, further weighing on the already struggling tourism sector.
On board the expedition ship “Roald Amundsen” several crew members fell ill with COVID-19 during a voyage.