Tagged: Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO)

AECO’s Arctic Cruise Conference donates, Thanks to Silversea Cruises, to Tara Ocean Foundation



AECO (Logo)Representatives from the expedition cruise industry, Arctic stakeholders, authorities and researchers gathered in Oslo this week for AECO’s Arctic Cruise Conference. In addition to the conference and side meetings, attendants were invited to be part of AECO’s traditional Annual Dinner, which took place October 16.

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Polar Expedition Experts Descend on Sturbridge, Massachusetts for International Field Guide Conference

Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators - IAATO (logo)AECO (Logo)Polar field guides are descending on Sturbridge, Massachusetts today for the third bi-annual International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) joint Polar Field Staff Conference.

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Optimal Balance – tourism management workshop in Longyearbyen



AECO (Logo)This week a workshop focusing on a balanced approach to tourism development in Svalbard has taken place in Longyearbyen. The event which was spread over three days has seen many speakers and participants join together to discuss, define and pitch research projects that can help Svalbard find the optimal balance in tourist development.

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New guidelines for visiting the world’s most northerly community: Ny-Ålesund




AECO (Logo)New community specific guidelines have been developed for Ny-Ålesund, the world’s most northerly community, in response to increasing visitor numbers. These guidelines created by Kings Bay, which facilitates the international research activities that take place in high Arctic settlement.

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SARex Svalbard – a week of testing Arctic lifesaving appliances




AECO (Logo)The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) this week have been part of a cross-sectional group of professionals that have gathered in Svalbard to test the efficiency of lifesaving appliances and to discuss polar survival strategies.

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Aeco: Cleanup for Sarah On 16 June




On June 16, people around the world will carry out cleanup actions in their local environment. This global effort will mark the birthday of Sarah Auffret, a polar professional who dedicated many years of her life to protecting the environment, and in particular the marine environment in polar regions.

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