A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to link Alaska and Russia

A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to...

Three decades after the melting of the “Ice Curtain” that separated Alaska and Russia during the Cold War, a group of Alaska aviators is...
Traveling exhibit offers clues to how the Franklin Expedition was lost

Traveling exhibit offers clues to how the Franklin Expedition was lost

For more than a century and a half, mystery has shrouded the Franklin Expedition, a doomed attempt to find the fabled Northwest Passage. The...
‘Voluntourists’ answer call to help spruce up Faroe Islands

‘Voluntourists’ answer call to help spruce up Faroe Islands

Volunteers from around the world flew to the Faroe Islands in April to spend two days mending tourists trails around the country.The "Closed for maintenance, open for...
In Iceland, a canyon’s closure provides calm after storm of unexpected fame

In Iceland, a canyon’s closure provides calm after storm of unexpected...

Even if Fjaðrárgljúfur does not re-open as planned on June 1, there will still be plenty of places in Iceland to go to get...
France’s Ponant to offer North Pole cruises starting in 2021

France’s Ponant to offer North Pole cruises starting in 2021

With the continued melting of Arctic sea ice and the further opening of the Arctic Ocean to maritime traffic, cruise ship tourism is the...
Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have signed an agreement on how to care for the Franklin expedition’s new and yet-to-be-discovered artifacts.In 2018,...
Nunavut government strikes new tourism partnerships

Nunavut government strikes new tourism partnerships

The Government of Nunavut has signed on to two new efforts to try to beef up the territory’s tourism industry.One agreement is with the...
A search-and-rescue exercise simulates an Arctic cruise ship mishap

A search-and-rescue exercise simulates an Arctic cruise ship mishap

What do you do when 66 Arctic cruise passengers can’t return to their ship after a shore excursion in a small boat?That was the...
For some ports of call, Arctic cruises are a drop in the economic bucket

For some ports of call, Arctic cruises are a drop in...

In the coming week, the cruise industry gathers in Miami for Seatrade Cruise Global, an annual convention. Most of those there to do business...
WOW Air collapse will dent Iceland’s growth, says central bank

WOW Air collapse will dent Iceland’s growth, says central bank

COPENHAGEN — The collapse of budget airline WOW Air last month will dent Iceland's economic growth this year and cause some losses in the...