Tag: polar

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 18:00

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected to cruise in 2019, and the most recent information says ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 08:32

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a famous member of the global travel and tourism industry who ... Read More

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:37

Russia's Novaya Zemlya archipelago, located in the Arctic Ocean in the northern Arkhangelsk region, has declared a state of emergency after dozens of polar bears ‘invaded’ human settlements, the Archangelsk ... Read More

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:28

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2019 is no exception. In total, the cruise industry will launch 37 new ships this ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably while traveling. And then the ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 19, 2018 09:27

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from Rio after an all-night flight. He woke up at 7:00 pm ... Read More

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show offers free entry for travel trade

editor editor- December 11, 2018 12:11

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show will celebrate its 26th year in London and 8th year in Manchester next year and is free to attend for travel professionals. Read More

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show 2019 returns to London and Manchester

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:09

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show will celebrate its 26th year in London and 8th year in Manchester next year and is free to attend for travel professionals. The show ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Plancius – new expedition vessel is now afloat

editor editor- October 28, 2009 01:31

This is the start of a new era in polar expedition cruising: the Dutch-flagged, expedition vessel "Plancius," operated by Oceanwide Expeditions, is finally ready to set sail to Antarctica this ... Read More