Northern Lights tourism remains extremely popular in Iceland

Northern Lights tourism remains extremely popular in Iceland

According to the director of Gray Line, Þórir Garðarson, there is no sign of a decrease in tourists visiting Iceland to see Northern Lights. Garðarson...
Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Construction of a regional airport in Qaqortoq, in southern Greenland, due to begin this autumn, has been postponed indefinitely by the nationally controlled firm...
At least 40 infected with COVID-19 on Norway cruises amid scramble to trace passengers

At least 40 infected with COVID-19 on Norway cruises amid scramble...

OSLO — At least 40 passengers and crew from a luxury cruise liner have tested positive for COVID-19 and the authorities were still trying...
Greenland’s economy is poised to rebound in 2021

Greenland’s economy is poised to rebound in 2021

Greenland’s economy will contract this year as a result of a slowdown in activity related to the coronavirus outbreak, but growth can be expected...
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...
Santa declares Christmas season ‘open’ in Arctic Finland

Santa declares Christmas season ‘open’ in Arctic Finland

On Sunday, the Arctic Christmas tourism season in Finland was formally opened, with a speech by Santa Claus, calling for peace and understanding. “Just like...
Greenland picks Denmark as airport project partner over Beijing

Greenland picks Denmark as airport project partner over Beijing

COPENHAGEN — Greenland on Monday picked Denmark as partner in a planned airport upgrade as it sought to defuse a diplomatic row over how...
Russia lays out plans to boost Arctic tourism

Russia lays out plans to boost Arctic tourism

At a meeting in St. Petersburg Monday, Russian culture ministry officials said new efforts are underway to ramp up tourism to the nation's Arctic regions. The assembly focused...
Iceland reports fewer visitors, longer stays in 2019

Iceland reports fewer visitors, longer stays in 2019

For the first time in nine years, the number of foreigners landing in Iceland’s Keflavík airport declined in 2019, falling to just under 2...
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...