Thursday 27 May 2021

Lindblad Expeditions to Return to Iceland in July

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Lindblad Expeditions has announced it will be reactivating National Geographic Explorer for a series of voyages in Iceland this summer. Plans call for the 148-guest polar vessel to explore the mythical land of the midnight sun on two alternating itineraries, Wild Island Escape and The Circumnavigation of Iceland. On both expeditions, guests will discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” as they journey through the country’s pristine fjords, fascinating tundra, dramatic waterfalls, and geothermal hot springs.

Monday 24 May 2021

Ultimate Private Yacht Experience at Orpheus Island

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The M.Y. Flying Fish – Northern Escape Collection's opulent 32m private superyacht, will take up residence at Orpheus Island Lodge this season, offering a rare and indulgent opportunity for guests to experience the world-class lodge and unspoilt island paradise from the privacy of a luxury yacht.
Having recently undergone a $2m refit and refurbishment, the glamourous M.Y. Flying Fish will provide an exclusive, floating hotel experience for private groups of up to eight guests. Interior living areas feature across three decks, complete with mahogany finishes and indulgent furnishings, ideal for sharing time and making memories. 

Wednesday 19 May 2021

Heritage Expeditions acquires former MS Hanseatic for polar operations

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Pioneering New Zealand-based expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions is proud to announce it will be operating the world-renowned Polar exploration vessel  (pic above) formerly known as MS Hanseatic and Society Adventurer from May 2022.

Lindblad Expeditions Adds Two Additional Ships and Departures in Alaska

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Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced plans to add additional voyages for the 2021 season in Alaska this summer. Due to robust demand for their Alaska programming, Lindblad will reactivate its two remaining U.S.-flagged vessels – and has added an additional 13 departures. The 62-guest sister ships, National Geographic Sea Bird and National Geographic Sea Lion will explore Alaska on a series of Wild Escape departures starting June 25, 2021 and continuing through August.

Monday 17 May 2021

Reindeers and huskies and whales on Hurtigruten's 2022-23 Follow the Lights season

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Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express has launched its 2022-23 Follow the Lights season with almost 50 departures scheduled between September 2022 and March 2023.

Friday 14 May 2021

Heritage Expeditions Announces New Voyage Exploring the Primeval World of Stewart Island

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Heritage Expeditions is giving intrepid travellers the opportunity to experience a primeval world exploring the remote, pristine wilderness and wildlife of Stewart Island on its new 8-day voyage Unseen Stewart Island aboard 18-guest expedition yacht Heritage Explorer starting June.

Wednesday 5 May 2021

PONANT and Smithsonian Journeys announce 19 voyages

New itineraries featuring Smithsonian-crafted Cultural Experiences on board and on land


PONANT, the world leader in luxury small ship expeditions, in alliance with Smithsonian Journeys, the travel program of the Smithsonian Institution, has released examples of 19 forthcoming voyages commencing in 2022.