Iceland’s WOW air collapses, stranding passengers

Iceland’s WOW air collapses, stranding passengers

Iceland's WOW air became the latest budget airline casualty on Thursday, halting operations and cancelling all future flights after efforts to raise more funds...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
Murmansk and Arkhangelsk will see fewer foreign cruise vessels this summer

Murmansk and Arkhangelsk will see fewer foreign cruise vessels this summer

A 72-hours visa-free program and a new multi-million cruise port weren't enough to attract more cruise ships to Murmansk. Compared with 2015,Russia's largest Arctic...
This year’s Arctic Winter Games have been canceled over fears of coronavirus spread

This year’s Arctic Winter Games have been canceled over fears of...

On Saturday, officials announced that the Arctic Winter Games would be canceled due to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.The games, which are held every...
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...
For the northern lights, a musical accompaniment

For the northern lights, a musical accompaniment

An unidentified man put on a show with his violin during a northern lights display in Starmýri, in Western Iceland, in October.Footage from the video aggregator Newsflare...
Alaska records first case of coronavirus infection as more shutdowns are announced in the state

Alaska records first case of coronavirus infection as more shutdowns are...

Alaska officials on March 12 announced the state’s first case of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus that is causing a disruptive...
Arctic tourism is an opportunity for Indigenous-led economic development

Arctic tourism is an opportunity for Indigenous-led economic development

Leon, Nicaragua is a city known for volcano boarding. Tourists can pay to hike and then board down the youngest volcano in all of...
Ports without shore power will be losers in future cruise ship market

Ports without shore power will be losers in future cruise ship...

Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament, has decided to instruct the government to work out a strategy on how to establish shore and charging power for...
An avalanche on Svalbard has killed two German tourists

An avalanche on Svalbard has killed two German tourists

OSLO — Two Germans were killed on Thursday when an avalanche hit a glacier in the western part of the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard,...