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ANTARCTICA XXl Announces Construction of a New Polar Expedition Vessel

MV Magellan Explorer

Antarctic air-cruise specialist ANTARCTICA XXI announces the addition of MV Magellan Explorer to its fleet of small expedition vessels. The ship will be delivered for the 2019-2020 Antarctic season, introducing a modern new vessel that is custom built for the company’s innovative fly and cruise Antarctic expeditions. “MV Magellan Explorer is the first small passenger ship to be purpose built…

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Outer Shores Expeditions Unveils 2018 Schedule

Outer Shores Expeditions

Outer Shores Expeditions, experiencing the true wilderness and cultures of Canada’s Pacific Coast, have unveiled their 2018 sailing schedule. The new schedule sees Outer Shores bringing back their favourite expeditions into the Great Bear Rainforest, the Southern Gulf Islands, and Northern Vancouver Island, with even more opportunities to visit Haida Gwaii, plus the addition of new bear-viewing adventures in the…

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Aqua Expeditions Launches New Photography Cruise on the Aqua Mekong

Aqua Expeditions Photography Cruise

Launching a new photography departure December 8-12, 2017 on the Aqua Mekong, Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise companies, will give guests a new meaning to “capturing the moment” while sailing along one of the most historically and culturally rich areas of the world with award-winning photographer, Francisco Marin. When Aqua Expeditions founder Francesco Galli Zugaro met…

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Lindblad Expeditions Launches Unique Exploration Based Family Program

National Geographic Global Explorers

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced the launch of National Geographic Global Explorers, a unique exploration based family program that provides an unforgettable “smart fun” experience.  Designed in conjunction with National Geographic Education to inspire the next generation of explorers, kids and teens will join in activities – science, exploring and storytelling – adapted to their age for maximum enjoyment and…

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Poseidon Expeditions’ M/v Sea Spirit Undergoes $2.5 Million Refurbishment 

sea spirit

Poseidon Expeditions’ polar cruising star, the all-suite, 114-passenger M/v Sea Spirit, has repositioned to Nuuk, Greenland, to begin her 2017 Arctic season, following a $2.5 million-plus refurbishment of all 54 guest suites during a recent dry dock in Vigo, Spain. This was the final phase of a full-ship refurbishment that began two years ago with restoration of the ship’s public…

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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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Aurora Expeditions Announces New World-Class Expedition Ship

Aurora Expeditions - A New World-Class Expedition Ship

Aurora Expeditions, Australia’s leading polar adventure cruising company, has announced the delivery of its first brand new, purpose-built, expedition vessel. With 25 years’ experience in expedition cruising to Antarctica and the Arctic, Aurora Expeditions has worked closely with US-based ship builders SunStone Ships Inc. to create a custom-designed ship that remains true to the company’s ethos of pioneering adventures, intimate…

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One Ocean Expeditions Launches New Influencers Program

One Ocean Expeditions

One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), specialist in small ship expedition cruises in the Polar Regions, is right on trend with the introduction of an innovative influencers program for this upcoming Arctic season. Powered by adventure, education, science and exploration, the well-rounded cruise platform offers in-depth discovery of polar destinations in the company of well-known personalities and influencers that will astound OOE’s…

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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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