New Zealand-based Heritage Expeditions will add new routes and new destinations to its portfolio with its new acquisition, the ex-“Hanseatic”.
Argentina plans to allow Antarctic travel from October 20, but many questions remain as to whether this opening will become a reality.
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.
IAATO is proclaiming Antarctic Ambassadors Day as part of its 30th anniversary and will officially celebrate it from next year.
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.
From May to July, Qantas flies to Antarctica to present passengers with the Aurora Australis light show in the southern night sky.
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.
On its 30th anniversary and despite the crisis caused by the pandemic, the IAATO reaffirms its commitment to sustainable and safe Antarctic tourism.
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.
In the Falkland Islands, preparations for the upcoming tourist season are being discussed and a relaxation of the quarantine requirement is being considered.
Arctic season is just around the corner and it’s hardly clear what will actually happen and what won’t.
Starting in November 2021, shipping company and operator Silversea will launch three expedition cruise ships to Antarctica from Puerto Williams, Chile.