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,...
More tourists venture to Russia’s remotest Arctic coast

More tourists venture to Russia’s remotest Arctic coast

Arctic tourism is on the rise, including in one of the remotest parts of the north.Figures presented by the Russian Arctic National Park show that a total...
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...
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...
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...
With marine traffic growing, international shipping agency approves US-Russia plan for Bering Strait shipping lanes

With marine traffic growing, international shipping agency approves US-Russia plan for...

The Bering Strait, where vessel traffic is increasing as Arctic sea ice retreats, will have designated shipping lanes and island buffer zones to protect...
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...
Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

OSLO — Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away...
Architecture showcase to offer virtual Greenland experience

Architecture showcase to offer virtual Greenland experience

When the 2018 edition of the Venice Biennale opens on Saturday, its visitors will be able to take a virtual tour of Ilulissat, Greenland,...
Thanks to philanthropic efforts, a long-awaited visitor center at Ilulissat Icefjord could soon become a reality

Thanks to philanthropic efforts, a long-awaited visitor center at Ilulissat Icefjord...

With its 20,000 foreign guests each year, the Ilulissat Icefjord is Greenland’s most popular tourism attraction. A planned visitor center due to open its...