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.
The shell of the SH “Minerva” is completed in the workshops of Helsinki Shipyard Inc. There are still a few detail works to be done in the exterior area
It’s not every day that one has a reason to celebrate, but the March 11, 2021 launch of Oceanwide Expeditions’ new ship certainly is.
Fairbanks is home to the Ice Art Championships, one of the largest ice sculpture competitions and exhibitions in the world. These take place in February and March.
The 2021 Arctic tourism season is facing major challenges and operators are organizing their plans accordingly.
The small town of Nikel, in the far northwest of Russia suffered greatly from air pollution from the local nickel smelter. This has now been closed.
Watching orcas off the coast of northern Norway has become a popular highlight and the intelligent marine mammals fascinate even experienced journalists.
February 11, 2021 marked the keel laying of “SH Vega”, the second of three specially designed expedition cruise ships from Swan Hellenic.
Canada and Norway’s extended closures of their Arctic regions are shocking expedition tour operators and plunging some into even deeper crises.
As the Canadian government announced there will be no cruises in their waters this year. This applies for now until the end of February 2022.
What was expected for days has now arrived – the Icecamp Barneo will not be built, again because of COVID. The 2021 season therefore ends before it even begins.
The well-known German publishing house mareverlag is not only active in publishing, but also operates the “Cape Race”, a small, charming expedition ship, in the northern regions.
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.