Tagged: Arctic

Wild Earth Travel: Experience the world’s ‘Polar Bear Capital’, Wrangel Island on board legendary non- nuclear Icebreaker




Kapitan KhlebnikovWild Earth Travel is set to voyage across the top of the world to explore the Russian Arctic on board the renowned Russian Icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov in July 2019. This unique expedition crosses the Arctic Circle to visit the isolated, pristine and wildlife rich Wrangel Island as well as exploring the beautiful shores of Chukotka.

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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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Four-week Expedition Cruise Through Northeast Passage Reveals Magic & Mystery of Russian High Arctic



Akademik Shokalskiy (Photo cruisemapper.com)Few passenger vessels have ever completed a transit of the Northeast Passage between Anadyr and Murmansk in Russia. However, as a result of changes in sea ice conditions, it is now possible to do so for a brief period during the summer on a special 28-day expedition cruise with UK-tour operator, Swoop-Arctic.

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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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