Tourism

Gjoa Haven’s Nattilik Heritage Centre moving ahead with expansion

Gjoa Haven’s Nattilik Heritage Centre moving ahead with expansion

The Nattilik Heritage Centre in Gjoa Haven has awarded Yellowknife-based Northern Industrial Construction and the Taylor Architecture Group a contract to design and build...
Visit Svalbard cuts ties with Russian tourism company

Visit Svalbard cuts ties with Russian tourism company

Visit Svalbard has moved to exclude Russian company Trust Arktikugol’s tourism branch in a direct protest against Russia’s war of aggression on Ukraine. “We want...
Finland launches study of an east-west railway in the North

Finland launches study of an east-west railway in the North

Regional authorities are examining a new rail link in Northern Finland — including a with possible extension via northern Sweden to Norway’s port of...
Climate change likely extending Alaska cruise season, says Norwegian Cruise CEO

Climate change likely extending Alaska cruise season, says Norwegian Cruise CEO

Climate change may be playing a role in extending the Alaska cruise season, potentially opening up new revenue opportunities for the industry, Norwegian Cruise...
How a new partnership with the U.S. National Park Service could help Greenland grow sustainable tourism

How a new partnership with the U.S. National Park Service could...

The Office of International Affairs is one of the smallest units of the U.S. National Park Service, employing only six people. As just one...
Researchers say lava flow has slowed down at Icelandic volcano

Researchers say lava flow has slowed down at Icelandic volcano

COPENHAGEN — Researchers say that the lava flow at a volcano in Iceland that started erupting earlier this month has slowed down in the...
Taking the road less traveled on the Diamond Circle in Iceland’s far north

Taking the road less traveled on the Diamond Circle in Iceland’s...

HÚSAVIK, Iceland — In 2021, the residents of Húsavík rolled out the red carpet for themselves. Symbolically, of course. It started above the whaling...
‘It’s unreal’ – Tourists watch volcanic eruption in Iceland

‘It’s unreal’ – Tourists watch volcanic eruption in Iceland

Tourists gathered near Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano over the weekend to watch it spew out lava and streams of molten rock. One pair of onlookers, Jessie...
Visitors flock to Iceland’s newest volcanic eruption

Visitors flock to Iceland’s newest volcanic eruption

Several people gathered on Wednesday to watch the eruption of a volcano near Iceland's capital Reykjavik. Videos uploaded on social media show people taking photos...
It’s indescribable, says drone pilot on filming Iceland volcano

It’s indescribable, says drone pilot on filming Iceland volcano

Drone pilot Isak Finnbogason filmed the lava and smoke spewing from a fissure in the ground on the side of a mountain near Iceland's...
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