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.
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.
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.
The gateways to Antarctica, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, and Port Stanley are expecting record numbers of visitors for the upcoming season…. if all goes well.
With their new voyage to the emperor penguins of Snow Hill Island, Quark Expeditions looks to the past and the future at the same time.
After being absent for several years, Quark Expeditions has announced its return to the rarely visited emperor penguin colony on Snow Hill Island.
At the Dutch Polar Symposium in The Hague, one of the issues discussed was how many visitors and what activities are compatible with nature conservation in the Arctic and Antarctic.
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.
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.
A new study shows that black carbon concentrations in Antarctica are high enough to cause snow to melt faster.
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.
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.
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.