Tagged: Antarctica

Silversea Cruises Hosts Pre-Antarctica Season Expedition Training In The Chilean Andes




Silversea Expeditions (Logo)Ahead of the Antarctica season, 12 members of Silversea’s Expedition Team spent four days at pre-season training in the Chilean Andes. Between October 29 and November 3, the team of expedition specialists undertook a number of educational activities, building on their existing skillsets and enabling them to enrich the offering for Silversea’s guests.

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Lindblad Expeditions – National Geographic new Epic Antarctica itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance




National Geographic Endurance (Artist impression courtesy Ulstein Group - Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced an additional voyage for the newest addition to its fleet, National Geographic Endurance. Slated for delivery in 2020, the 126-guest vessel is the first new polar build in the line’s history. (expeditioncruising.com)

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One Ocean Expeditions 2018-2019 Antarctic Expedition Cruise Season – Enhanced Science Programmes, Influencer Led Voyages, New Vessel and Innovative Itineraries




The 146-berth RCGS ResoluteAs the Southern Hemisphere springs to life, leading cruise specialist One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is launching its 11th Antarctic cruise season. Along with the inaugural voyage of the company’s newest vessel, RCGS Resolute, the Antarctic season will introduce a range of new itineraries, as well as OOE’s enhanced science and special guest programs.

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Will giant cruise ships destroy the wonders their passengers claim to love?




A special kind of shock comes with the shooting of a polar bear. Their magnificence, their appearance of cuddliness, their ferocity, their vulnerability, their anthropomorphism – all combine to make the death of a single male, at the hands of guides for a tourist cruise ship, worldwide news. (theguardian.com)

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Abercrombie & Kent Announces 2020 Antarctica Cruise




Port Stanley, capital of the Falkland IslandsAbercrombie & Kent has announced a new Antarctica voyage for 2020 called, “Special Edition: Antarctica Discovery: Palmer’s BiCentennial Expedition,” honoring the 200th anniversary of Antarctica’s discovery by Nathaniel Palmer, the seal hunter and explorer who, on November 18, 1820, became the first American explorer to discover mainland Antarctica. (travelagentcentral.com)

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