Hurtigruten Expedition Ships Introduce Underwater Explorer Drones

Underwater Explorer Drones

Ninety percent of the world’s oceans remain unexplored. That’s about to change as underwater drone creators, Blueye Robotics, and Hurtigruten, the Norwegian expedition cruise line, plan to introduce underwater drones as part of the guest experience on its worldwide expedition cruises. Recently launched, Blueye Pioneer is an underwater drone that can dive eight times deeper than the average scuba enthusiast…

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Hurtigruten Cruise Line Debuts 2018 Explorations

Hurtigruten Northern Lights

Hurtigruten – the world leader in exploration travel – is known for putting the spotlight on unique destinations and has just released new and exciting itineraries lined up for 2018. In Search of the Northern Lights Hurtigruten offers the best times to see the Arora Borealis on the In Search of the Northern Lights voyage. Experience the spectacular Seven Sisters mountain…

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Viking Cruises Marks Summer Equinox with Christening of Third Ocean Ship in Norway


Viking Cruises® ( announced that its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, was officially christened today during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. Located above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwest coast, Tromsø is a popular destination for viewing the northern lights – and a key port of call on Viking’s popular Into the Midnight Sun itinerary, which sails between Bergen…

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Hurtigruten Offers Freedom to Roam Sale

Hurtigruten RIB boat

Freedom to Roam Sale Starts on Norway’s National Independence Day. Save up to 10% pp* on all Norway Coastal Cruises and Select Explorer Cruises Departing May 17, 2017 – March 31, 2018 for a Limited Time In celebration of Norway’s National Independence Day, adventurers can connect with their inner Norwegian and save up to 10% per person* when booking select…

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Hurtigruten Introduces Widest Ever Selection of Excursions in Norway

Hurtigruten RIB boat

Offering more than 100 unique excursions, the world-leading expedition cruise line invites guests to become fully immersed in the world’s most beautiful coastline – at their chosen activity level. Adventure travelers can always expect the unexpected with Hurtigruten, offering guests: A record number of authentic local Norway excursions covering wide-ranging topics from nature-based to urban exploration, and energetic hikes to…

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Hurtigruten to Offer a Record 100 Shore Excursions in Norway in 2018

Hurtigruten shore excursions

Expedition travel operator Hurtigruten will offer a record 100 shore excursions, Young Explorer activities and professional expedition teams on its Norwegian coastal ships in 2018. Designed to suit all ages and activity preferences, the coastal expedition excursions will include nature-based tours, hikes, gentle strolls, rib boat excursions, and urban exploration opportunities. Highlights will include dogsledding through the mountains of Kristiansund,…

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Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Offers Nordic Culinary Cruise

Nordic Passages Bergen

They say food is a window to the world. And at Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic, another window is opening as they introduce a new specialty to their stellar expedition team – culinary naturalist.  Renowned for their team of experts including historians, geologists, ornithologists, marine scientists, biologists – and even an ethnomusicologist – Lindblad is now harnessing the power of cuisine-as-culture to…

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Cool Savings Aboard the Only Passenger Ship to Attain the Geographic North Pole

Poseidon Expeditions North Pole

Poseidon Expeditions announces early booking savings of $1,435 to $2,255 per person on three 2018 voyages aboard the only passenger-carrying vessel in the world that can attain 90º north, the geographic North Pole. With rates starting at $27,260 per person (double occupancy), this singular adventure starts in Murmansk, Russia. There, guests embark the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Years of Victory for…

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Yachting Partnership to Offer Norwegian Tours and Yacht Support

Norway Crossing Arctic Circle

Yacht agent Bergen Ship Agency and high-end travel designer Exclusive Scandinavia have teamed up to offer a new first-class support service for visiting superyachts. Exclusive Scandinavia is a travel designer and incoming tour operator specializing in private custom travel experiences for yachts and other clients in the high-end market. According to Exclusive Scandinavia, the region has become ever more popular…

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Hurtigruten Begins Construction of First Hybrid Expedition Ship

MS Roald Amundsen exterior

Launching in 2018, MS Roald Amundsen will be the world’s first expedition cruise ship powered by hybrid battery technology. The steel section marking the official start of the construction, will become one of the main engine compartments – housing the ship’s revolutionary hybrid engines. Sustainability will be the core of every detail of the ship and the on board operation….

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