With a big new airport terminal in Iqaluit, Nunavut hopes to attract more tourists

With a big new airport terminal in Iqaluit, Nunavut hopes to...

A splendid new experience awaits air travellers to Nunavut’s capital, where builders are putting the finishing touches on the Iqaluit International Airport terminal, due...
NOAA plans to test Saildrones for Arctic Ocean mapping

NOAA plans to test Saildrones for Arctic Ocean mapping

The Arctic Ocean is expected to see a rise in traffic as ice melts and seas warm. Yet according to some estimates, only 4.7...
Seabourn joins growing number of cruise companies expanding into Arctic

Seabourn joins growing number of cruise companies expanding into Arctic

Joining a list of cruise companies expanding into Arctic waters, Seabourn Cruise Line, owned by Carnival Corp., recently announced it will add two new,...
Finland’s northern airports see big growth

Finland’s northern airports see big growth

Finavia, Finland’s aviation agency, reports a growth in passengers to Lapland more than double the country’s average.For the first nine months of 2017 Ivalo...
More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something other than footprints behind

More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something...

As northern Sweden has become increasingly popular among travellers, the Norrbotten region has begun considering whether it should set up portable toilets along some...
Arctic tourism hotspots risk meltdown

Arctic tourism hotspots risk meltdown

More than most areas, the Arctic sells itself on being empty and difficult to reach. This has served it well for the most part,...
Iceland saw a slight drop in tourists for the first time in years this April

Iceland saw a slight drop in tourists for the first time...

Departures of foreign passengers through Keflavik International Airport in Iceland totaled 147,000 thousand in April, which is a decrease of about 6,000 thousand from...
Arctic tourism is growing — but that’s playing out differently around the region

Arctic tourism is growing — but that’s playing out differently around...

Barren lands, icebergs and a unique flora and fauna have been attracting more and more tourists to Arctic regions over the last decades. However,...
Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by 2035, says WWF

Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by...

The amount of grey water dumped from ships into northern waters could double by the year 2035, if Transport Canada doesn’t work on its...
First beluga whale sanctuary in Iceland to welcome new arrivals next year

First beluga whale sanctuary in Iceland to welcome new arrivals next...

Two beluga whales will set off from an aquarium in China to a secluded bay in Iceland next year, where they will live in...