Tagged: Arctic

Polar Operators Eye Assessment Criteria for Expedition Team Members

The Polar Tourism Guides Association (PTGA) has broken onto the scene in the expedition cruise market, helping to provide qualification criteria for operators to assess their expedition teams and even providing assessors and train-the-trainer programs. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

One Ocean Expeditions Sponsors Friends of SPRI’s Arctic Artist in Residence

The Akademik Sergey Vavilov in  South GeorgiaOne Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is delighted to announce that passengers who travel on its expedition cruise to the icy landscapes of Greenland and Baffin Island, departing on 5th September, will be joined by Nicholas Jones, the newly-appointed Friends of the Scott Polar Research Institute’s (SPRI) Arctic Artist in Residence.




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

AECO hires environmental agent: Sarah Auffret will help combat marine plastic pollution

AECO (Logo)The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) has hired an environmental agent who will be to lead AECO’s efforts drastically cut back on single-use plastics on Arctic expedition cruise vessels, as well as enhance cruise passengers’ involvement in regular beach cleanups.




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

New Adventure Canada expeditions brochure

Cedar Swan, CEO, Adventure Canada: “We are proud to present our new expeditions brochure, outlining the next two seasons of exciting voyages with Adventure Canada. We’re running a special 10% Early Bird Savings incentive to help you get started–visit our website for more details about this promotion, and others.




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

G Adventures offers early booking savings for 2019 Polar Expeditions

The Expedition. In this image at the Svalbard ArchipelagoWith the UK taking the lead position for Expedition tour bookings in 2017, G Adventures has released an early booking incentive for 2019 polar tours. Targetting travellers looking to visit the polar realms, the early booking option offers savings up to 15% on departures when booked before 7th May 2018.




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

Russia and Norway Hold Tabletop Cruise Ship Rescue Exercise

Last week, around 80 people from Russian and Norwegian emergency agencies held a tabletop exercise examining how to respond to an Arctic cruise ship emergency. The meeting, held in Kirkenes, Norway, considered the situation of a fire occurring on a 1,000-passenger ship sailing between Tromsø and Murmansk. (maritime-executive.com)




Tags:

Posted in: News

We are using cookies on our website

Please confirm, if you accept our tracking cookies. You can also decline the tracking, so you can continue to visit our website without any data sent to third party services.