Being on the road in Greenland is an adventure in itself. There are hardly any roads, and if you want to get from A to B, you have to use ships, boats, planes or helicopters. We have all three transportation options and therefore have three adventure options. For our captain, this trip is also an […]
On the third day in South Greenland, the advantage of having different transportation options on board becomes apparent as we explore the unknown.
On day 2 of our blog series “Traveling with PolarJournal” comes the question of how an adventure actually starts.
In the series ” Traveling with PolarJournal” author Michael Wenger undertakes an expedition trip to South Greenland, which wants to do things differently than everyone else.
Alaska’s more than 500 species of birds attract so many birders that they generate enormous revenues for the local economy.
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.
Hunters are convinced they can eat their narwhals and have them too
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.
“Tourism, yes. Cruise tourism, no” is the result of a survey conducted by Visit Svalbard among the local population.
The cruise industry has been working toward more climate-friendly ships for a while now. Hurtigruten wants to play a pioneering role.
Russia’s settlements in Svalbard are popular with tourists. The firm that runs them is not
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
A new study shows that black carbon concentrations in Antarctica are high enough to cause snow to melt faster.
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.
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.
Heritage Expeditions’ flagship, the “Heritage Adventurer” is getting ready in Greece to soon explore the beauty and fascination of the Russian Arctic with guests.