Brodosplit has entered into an agreement to construct a groundbreaking new polar expedition ship for Quark Expeditions, a member of the Travelopia group and the Leader in Polar Adventures. (more…)
Nicko Cruises announced it is partnering with Quark Expeditions to offer two different 14-day Antarctica cruises this coming season aboard the new World Explorer. Being built in Portugal, the new 200-guest ship debuts this winter for Quark on a charter basis, while Nicko Cruises breaks into the ocean market with the ship in Europe for summer 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Quark Expeditions has announced its summer 2019 program in the Arctic, including sailings to five regions: Greenland, Canada’s High Arctic, the Northwest Passage and the North Pole. In addition to the expedition team that sails on each trip, the off-ship experience is enhanced by Quark’s collection of so-called Adventure Options. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Quark Expeditions has announced the appointment of Ed Bonner as Vice President of Product. In this newly created position, Bonner will oversee Quark Expeditions’ growth plans, leading all product, brand strategy and customer experience activities. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
WestSea Shipyard in Portugal saw a major milestone on Friday as steel was cut for the World Explorer, first in a series of expedition ships being constructed by Mario Ferreira’s Mystic Cruises and Mystic Invest companies. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
As first reported by Cruise Industry News last week, Mystic Cruises today confirmed a newbuild under construction at Portugal’s WestSea Yard, part of Martifer Group. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Add West Sea shipyard in Portugal to the list of yards welcoming their first cruise ship building projects as an expedition newbuilding program is well underway. Quark Expeditions recently announced the addition of a new expedition cruise vessel for the 2018-2019 Antarctica season, the World Explorer, which will be the first in a series of 176-passenger ships built in Portugal. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Quark Expeditions has announced its 2018-2019 Antarctica program which is being highlighted by the World Explorer, a new luxury expedition cruise vessel. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Renowned photographer Paul Nicklen can’t wait for July 2017, when he’ll be aboard our July 20th North Pole voyage for a rare and specially-themed North Pole Summit. You’ll join Paul and 6 other international thought-leaders to share and listen to different perspectives on everything from environmental conservation to pursuing your dreams.
Ulstein Verft has signed a contract for conversion work on the expedition cruise vessel Sea Adventurer, owned by Adventurers Partner Ltd. and operated by Quark Expeditions. (shippax.com)
Not content to let its regional neighbour Ulukhaktok have all the cruise ship action, the small N.W.T. community of Sachs Harbour welcomed about 100 visitors of its own Wednesday. (cbc.ca)
Join Quark September 21 at 1pm ET for a webinar to explore your travel goals and how different Antarctic seasons, destinations, adventure options and itineraries can help you achieve them, with guidance from the polar travel specialists at Quark Expeditions.