Arctic cruise operator Lindblad names directors backed by activist firm to its board

Arctic cruise operator Lindblad names directors backed by activist firm to...

BOSTON — Lindblad Expeditions on Thursday said it named two independent directors backed by activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, which owns a nearly 10...
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 Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping and conservation issues

Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping...

One of Nunavut’s more obscure public bodies, the Nunavut Marine Council, can now boast that it’s got a “five-year strategic plan” — but right...
Could the Russian industry town Nikel reinvent itself as a tourism hub?

Could the Russian industry town Nikel reinvent itself as a tourism...

Russian metal producer Nornickel might invest up to 10.5 billion rubles (€153 million) in the development of a tourism cluster in Pechenga, a municipality...
Norway’s Hurtigruten halts cruises after a COVID-19 outbreak on an Arctic voyage

Norway’s Hurtigruten halts cruises after a COVID-19 outbreak on an Arctic...

OSLO — Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19 on one of...
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...
Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, presumed dead in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, presumed dead in avalanche in Norway

OSLO — Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away...
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 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...
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...