Tagged: Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO)

IAATO Distances Itself From One Ocean Expeditions

Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators - IAATO (logo)One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has essentially suspended One Ocean Expeditions’ (OOE) membership in the group, according to a statement sent to members and obtained by Cruise Industry News. One Ocean’s future continues to raise a question mark as departures are cancelled and the RCGS Resolute continues to sit in Buenos Aires. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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. (more…)



International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators Announces New Restrictions on Commercial Drone Use by Visitors

Int. Ass. Antarctica Tour Operators - IAATO (logo)The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators has announced robust new restrictionson commercial drone use in Antarctica. The constraints, voted in at IAATO’s annual meeting in Cape Town, South Africa (April 30 –May 3), mean those using Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for commercial purposes on IAATO vessels will have new restrictions limiting piloting opportunities. (more…)





International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators launches ‘One-Stop’ App for polar guides In Antarctica

To mark Antarctica Day (1 Dec), the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has launched a free iOS and Android app for staff guiding visitors in Antarctica that makes it quick and easy for users on-the-go in the field to access essential information, without the need for a phone signal. (more…)

IAATO and Argentine authorities step up collaborative efforts to promote responsible tourism

Improvements to Ushuaia Port services and future collaboration between the Antarctic cruise industry and the Argentinian government were discussed last week at a meeting organized by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Fuegian Institute of Tourism (In.Fue.Tur). (more…)

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