In Nunavut and Nunavik, the tourism industry is being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic

In Nunavut and Nunavik, the tourism industry is being hit hard...

With the borders of Nunavut and Nunavik being effectively closed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the eastern Arctic’s tourism industries have been hit hard. According to...
Greenland is well-placed to weather COVID-19’s economic storm, economists say

Greenland is well-placed to weather COVID-19’s economic storm, economists say

The fallout from the coronavirus will send Greenland into economic decline for at least a year, potentially shrinking output by as much as 7.5...
A Finnish Arctic ski resort closed by coronavirus tests a creative approach to plan for next season

A Finnish Arctic ski resort closed by coronavirus tests a creative...

Like all ski resorts in the country, the Levi Ski Resort in Arctic Finland had to shut down operations overnight at the peak of the...
The start of Svalbard’s cruise season is canceled

The start of Svalbard’s cruise season is canceled

2020 was the year when many newly built luxury polar-class cruise ships were supposed to bring wealthy tourists to the Arctic. But the start...
Arctic wilderness tourism is hit especially hard by the coronavirus

Arctic wilderness tourism is hit especially hard by the coronavirus

Northern lights, dog sledding, wilderness winter-camping, unique bird watching, local food and accommodation in wooden huts. A true recipe for building an Arctic adventure...
Nunavut artists will take a hit from this year’s Arctic cruise ban

Nunavut artists will take a hit from this year’s Arctic cruise...

Nunavut artists accustomed to selling their work to cruise ship passengers can expect leaner times ahead, following the decision by Canada’s transport minister, Marc Garneau,...
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...
Alaska faces triple hit from coronavirus due to reliance on oil, fishing, tourism

Alaska faces triple hit from coronavirus due to reliance on oil,...

ANCHORAGE — The U.S. state of Alaska is, for the moment, distant from the worst medical ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. But its economy...
Hurtigruten puts Arctic cruise operations on hold, but two ships will sail supplies

Hurtigruten puts Arctic cruise operations on hold, but two ships will...

The northern cruise industry is sailing into deeply troublesome waters as the peak season for the Arctic voyages is only a few months away. Passengers...
Arctic tourism businesses fear they won’t survive the coronavirus crisis

Arctic tourism businesses fear they won’t survive the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus is already having a major impact on Arctic tourism. March and April are usually some of the busiest tourist months in Northern Norway...