A hybrid-electric luxury cruise ship has reached the North Pole for the first time

A hybrid-electric luxury cruise ship has reached the North Pole for...

On Monday morning, the Ponant cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot arrived at the North Pole, only a few days after the ship sailed out of...
Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp cancelled for the third year in a row

Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp cancelled for the third year in...

COVID-19 travel restrictions have put a halt to the annual ice camp Barneo, usually constructed by Russia on Arctic sea ice near the North...
Iceland fully reopens amid rising vaccinations and demand for tourism

Iceland fully reopens amid rising vaccinations and demand for tourism

Iceland has relaxed all domestic coronavirus restrictions as its vaccination campaign for adults nears completion, officials announced last week. The news means tourism, a major...
In Iceland, a disagreement over how best to protect a natural treasure

In Iceland, a disagreement over how best to protect a natural...

Iceland’s highlands, according to a website promoting creation of national park there, is one of that country’s greatest treasures. It's a statement few would...
North Pole tourist cruises are rescheduled to 2021

North Pole tourist cruises are rescheduled to 2021

The three tourist voyages to the North Pole scheduled for July and August on Russia's powerful nuclear icebreaker 50 let Pobedy ("50 Years of...
Greenland’s companies are eager to get back to business

Greenland’s companies are eager to get back to business

Greenlandic businesses are calling for a quick end to COVID-19-related restrictions as they seek to revive an economy that a recent survey shows has...
Hey Arctic tourists, here’s why you should be careful around calving glaciers

Hey Arctic tourists, here’s why you should be careful around calving...

Tourists were filmed fleeing from the edge of a lagoon in Iceland on Sunday, as a glacier calved there, creating large pulsating waves near...
Nunavut government strikes new tourism partnerships

Nunavut government strikes new tourism partnerships

The Government of Nunavut has signed on to two new efforts to try to beef up the territory’s tourism industry. One agreement is with the...
Nunavik quarantine for travelers takes effect

Nunavik quarantine for travelers takes effect

Travelers from the south who are bound for Nunavik are now required to undergo a 10-day quarantine if they have not received three doses...
As ‘flight shame’ grows, northern Scandinavia airports see mixed impact

As ‘flight shame’ grows, northern Scandinavia airports see mixed impact

With 2019 being the year when ‘Flight shame’ was became widely known as a social movement aimed at boycotting air travel to reduce carbon...