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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.