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Friday, 16 April 2021

Day 1: Hurtigruten shows how every day can be Earth Day


Ahead of Earth Day next Thursday 22 April, Hurtigruten Expeditions, the leader in sustainable cruising, is highlighting how tourism operators and travellers can create a positive impact each and every day. 

Monday, 29 March 2021

Renovated Le Paul Gauguin to sail 39 South Pacific voyages in 2022

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Paul Gauguin Cruises, a South Pacific-based luxury small ship operator has released details of an extensive renovation of their ship Le Paul Gauguin, featuring luxurious enhancements, completed during a recent dry-dock in Singapore. 

Saturday, 27 March 2021

NZ Expedition Cruise Company to sail Kimberley in 2021

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Australia’s North West will see a new brand of cruise line with the entry of Island Escape Cruises when the NZ-based company reveals a new program later this year.

New Northwest Passage Itinerary from Hurtigruten

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Hurtigruten, the leader in sustainable expedition cruising, today revealed a new flagship voyage for the 2023 season for guests to follow in the footsteps of famous Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen along the Northwest Passage.

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Myanmar update from Pandaw

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The situation in Myanmar has now broken down and shootings and other acts of violence by the military proliferate on the streets, not just of big cities, but every town and village in the country.

The Pandaw Clinics medical teams are actively providing medical aid to injured people in the Middle Burma towns and villages in which we operate. Our doctors are out with the demonstrators and ready to assist.

Friday, 19 March 2021

Leatherman's new pocket tools work to a T

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Every boy or girl should have a pocket knife. I still have the first one my grandfather bought me when I was six. Don't worry, mum hid it for 10 years. 

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Lindblad Expeditions Launches New Itineraries

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Lindblad Expeditions’ intrepid expedition developers have not ventured far from home during the pandemic, but their travel experience and ambitions roamed widely, creating new expeditions—spectacular new portals into beauty, wildness and the seldom-seen. Each promises epic new adventures—whether it’s transiting the Northwest Passage or exploring New Zealand and the Subantarctic Islands.

Friday, 12 March 2021

New ship for Oceanwide Expeditions

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Today Dutch polar travel company Oceanwide Expeditions celebrates the ship launch of its new Polar Class 6 vessel, m/v Janssonius, from Brodosplit Shipyards in Split, Croatia.

Built similar to its last vessel, m/v Hondius, the new Janssonius represents one of the most technologically advanced, structurally fortified expedition cruise vessels on the planet.

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

PONANT announces appointment of Hervé Gastinel as CEO

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The appointment of Hervé Gastinel as CEO of PONANT as of 29 March 2021 confirms the company's objective to strengthen its position as market leader in luxury expedition cruising and its commitment to being the world leader in sustainable tourism.

Monday, 8 March 2021

PONANT increases 2022 Kimberley luxury expeditions

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Today, Deb Corbett, General Manager Sales and Marketing Asia Pacific, announced the significant expansion of PONANT’s small ship luxury expeditions program in the Kimberley in 2022.

Aurora Expeditions dedicates new expedition ship to female conservationists

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Australia’s award-winning expedition operator, Aurora Expeditions, is celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 by dedicating its new expedition ship to five of the world’s leading female conservationists.

Monday, 1 March 2021

Expeditions to Australia, Commonwealth Bay & the Ross Sea

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Award-winning Australian-owned expedition operator, Aurora Expeditions, has launched the most unique expedition program in Australia, Commonwealth Bay and the Ross Sea (East Antarctica) starting from June 2021 and running through until March 2022. 

For the first time in Aurora Expeditions’ history, it will offer a full season of immersive, adventurous and off-the-beaten-track voyages in the region, as well as having the most comprehensive and enriching activities program of any operator. 

The activity program includes sea kayaking, paddling in clear bottom kayaks, snorkelling (including with Sea Lions in Hopkins Island and Dolphins in Kangaroo Island), scuba diving, shark diving, climbing, helicopter rides over incredible waterfalls and more. 

The Ross Sea & Commonwealth Bay will be uniquely accessible from Australia and is being offered exclusively by Aurora Expeditions on a selection of voyages, operating as a round trip from Hobart.

Friday, 26 February 2021

Western Australia Set to Sail Again

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Australia's pioneering small ship cruise line, Coral Expeditions, confirms operations will restart in Western Australia this month, its 25th year of continuous operations in the state. The company has attained all required state and federal approvals including the endorsement of their travel industry leading SailSAFE plan. The announcement marks another significant milestone for the Australian expedition cruise industry. Coral Expeditions has been continuously operating incident-free in the Great Barrier Reef and Tasmania since October 2020 and have just completed a very successful inaugural voyage in South Australian waters last week.

Thursday, 18 February 2021

From on Board: Coral Adventurer's Wild Islands and Walks of South Australia - Reevesby Island

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Reevesby Island (c) Quentin Chester

How many South Australians could name all of the islands off the 5000km of shoreline? That would be quite a feat, as there are almost 350 of them.

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

From on Board: Coral Adventurer's Wild Islands and Walks of South Australia - Flinders Island

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One of the things I love about expedition cruising is the ability to visit remote islands often overlooked by tourism. Flinders Island, a little more than 36 square kilometres and about 30 kilometres from the nearest mainland town, Elliston, is one such example.

Sunday, 14 February 2021

From on Board: Coral Adventurer's Wild Islands and Walks of South Australia

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Thu 11 Feb - Fri 12 Feb 2021

Cape Willoughby Lighthouse (Steve Parish)

When you consider there are more than 80 ships wrecked around Kangaroo Island (KI) and the peninsulas, you'd think lighthouses would have been a priority for the fledgeling colony of South Australia.