Anne Choquet, a lawyer specialized in the law of the polar regions and a proponent of scientific approaches combining several disciplines, is working on a new research project at the crossroads of science, education and the business world.
With the start of the new Antarctic season 23/24, the IAATO has put into force several new measures to protect whale populations on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Reducing the risk of introducing harmful species and pathogens into South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is the priority of the Biosecurity Handbook’s new edition that has just been published online.
The cruise operator has chosen a tireless advocate for inclusivity and capability as well as an expert in geoscience to serve as the touchstone for Ultramarine
The cruise industry is booming, and trips to Antarctica are particularly popular. The port of Ushuaia is betting that a major expansion will give it an edge as it seeks to expand its market lead
Industry representative IAATO wants to reach even more people who care about Antarctica and is forming its own committee to expand its ambassador program
In Antarctica, a new art installation has been erected at the Ukrainian Vernadsky Station. An old fuel tank that was no longer needed was reused for this purpose.
Viking Expeditions has announced that a giant phantom jellyfish was spotted and photographed during a dive with an on-board submarine.
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.