Tagged: Arctic

Poseidon Adds Second Greenland Cruise Departure for Northern Lights Viewing



Poseidon Expeditions (Logo)The Arctic provides the perfect canvass for the Northern Lights and prime opportunities for viewing can be found at sea, far from land-based obstructions. One company that helps travelers observe and understand this phenomenon is Poseidon Expeditions, the go-to company for Arctic (and Antarctic) expedition cruising.

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Sisimiut launches Community Specific Guidelines




AECO (Logo)Sisimiut has become the first Greenlandic town to launch its own Community Specific Guidelines. The guidelines instruct tourists on how to be considerate visitors and were developed using a template created by the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) and partners.

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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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One Ocean Expeditions and Ocean Wise Announce Formal Partnership




One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) has announced that it has formalised its partnership with not-for-profit organization Ocean Wise. After nearly a decade of creating exceptional travel experiences together, OOE and Ocean Wise have signed a five-year partnership agreement with the intent of expanding their joint educational programs around the world on select OOE voyages.

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Longyearbyen, Svalbard, launches first community specific tourism guidelines




This month, Longyearbyen became the first Arctic town to launch its own community specific guidelines. The guidelines instruct tourists on how to be considerate visitors and were developed using a template created by the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) and partners.

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