On 06.09.2021 at 10:38 a.m. the “Le Commandant Charcot” was the first French ship to reach the geographic North Pole.
PolarJournal checked with a leading provider after confusing information in a news article about helicopter use.
New Zealand-based Heritage Expeditions will add new routes and new destinations to its portfolio with its new acquisition, the ex-“Hanseatic”.
Swedish company Oceansky Cruises plans to offer more sustainable trips to the North Pole from 2023 or 24 using a new type of airship.
We want to start a cruise company in the Far East and would like to order several cruise ships from local shipyards. This is what Yuri Trutnev said in an interview.
On Thursday morning, in dense fog, a helicopter carrying tourists crashed into the Kurile Sea on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The Canadian government plans to start welcoming international guests again on September 7, while the Arctic regions are still waiting.
Waiting for Norway and Svalbard to open up has paid off for some small expedition ships, as they can now sail after all.
Although COVID case numbers are on the rise again in several European countries due to the delta variant, some Arctic regions are opening their borders to tourists.
The SH “Minerva” has left the dry dock of Helsinki Shipyard and has been launched. Her sister ship, the SH “Vega”, was moved into dry dock on the same day.
The Falkland Islands will continue to not welcome vessels with more than 530 passengers in the upcoming 21/22 Antarctic season.
In five years the Russian Far East and the Arctic will become a tourist paradise, said the Minister Alexei Chekunkov at the Economic Forum in St. Petersburg.
The “Polar Pioneer” once set its mark on polar cruises and is now returning to these regions to revive the pioneering spirit.
In the light of Russia’s ambitious tourism development until 2035, the country plans to establish standards for tourism and safety in the Arctic for the first time.
The latest easing in Norway and Greenland radiate a glimmer of hope for the beleaguered polar tourism industry
The icon of polar cruising, the former Hanseatic, is returning to the scene to become part of New Zealand’s Heritage Expeditions fleet.
Those who still want to go to the North Pole at short notice this year are in luck: Poseidon Expeditions is offering a trip for German-speaking guests with exclusive content.
The distribution of aid funds planned by the Longyearbyen Local Council is considered unfair and discriminatory by some representatives of the tourism industry
Good news for travel enthusiasts: Heritage Expeditions has received the green light for its expeditions to the Russian Far East this year.
Arctic season is just around the corner and it’s hardly clear what will actually happen and what won’t.
We at PolarJournal are pleased to present special expedition cruises to the polar regions together with information about each region on our new website.
The governor of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region believes that flights from Khatanga to the North Pole is a great opportunity for the region to promote tourism.
The Norwegian government is supporting 13 tourism companies on Svalbard with a large aid package to cushion the COVID measures through realignments.
Authorities in the town of Kiyuchi, 30 kilometers away, warn adventure tourists not to visit the Klyuchevskoy volcano.