Tagged: Arctic



Regulating the booming Arctic cruise industry is proving frustratingly difficult

For wealthy boomers with cash to splash, luxury doesn’t necessarily look like poolside mojitos or glistening golden sands. Instead, it might involve a boat hardened against the ice, traversing the fragile wilds of the Arctic, with the chance to encounter the cliff-face of climate change from the comfort of a five-star suite. (qz.com)

Lufttransport, AECO and the Governor of Svalbard launch heli-rescue training video

Helirescue training video by AECO, Lufttransport and Governor of Svalbard

The Arctic expedition cruise industry and search and rescue responders are collaborating to enhance preparedness and collaboration. The latest step in this effort is a new video that explains how crew and staff onboard vessels can assist in a helicopter rescue operation. (more…)







Silversea’s Guests Cross The Iconic Northeast Passage For The First Time In The Cruise Line’s History

Silversea Cruises: Charting the extraordinary Northeast Passage

For the first time in the cruise line’s history, Silversea’s guests recently crossed the iconic Northeast Passage. Between August 10 and September 5, 2019, travellers journeyed 5,019 NM between Nome and Tromsø, calling at 27 incredible destinations in three countries. (more…)





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