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Developers in Singapore intend to ship thousands of Asians to a tourism machine in Arctic waters
January 24, 2019
Overnight stays by Japanese tourists in Lapland (Arctic Finland) have declined every month since the end of last year, according to Statistics Finland figures.
October 01, 2018
The perfect land of the north first referred to by Greek historian Herodotus finds a home in the Kola Peninsula.
September 17, 2018
The country’s government wants to make the untouched areas of the Taymyr Peninsula a new and exclusive destination.
July 17, 2017
Russia’s largest nuclear powered icebreaker to sail five cruises per season until 2019.
January 31, 2017
Boost in winter tourism is tempting airlines to launch new direct flights from Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Zürich, London and Düsseldorf.
January 11, 2017
Almost 1,000 planes packed with tourists eager to get a touch of white Christmas have landed in Lapland airports this December.
December 22, 2016
1,8 million visitors may not be all good news for the tiny populated island with fragile nature and underdeveloped infrastructure.
November 05, 2016
Coal mining is no longer the biggest revenue source for the Russian settlement of Barentsburg.
November 01, 2016
Ten new luxury purpose-built polar class vessels are under construction by various cruise-liners.
October 20, 2016
Tourist companies follow each other and are now coming to the Arctic, says Sven-Olof Lindblad, a pioneer in expedition cruising in ice-covered waters.
October 08, 2016
Murmansk eyes many new visitors after the city became Russia’s visa-free window for passengers en route from Norway.
September 08, 2016
Arctic sea ice melts away and Daniel Skjeldam predicts a big growth in voyages to northern waters.
August 22, 2016
British tourists will find it easier to get to Lapland this winter after Norwegian announced a new route from London Gatwick to Rovaniemi.
August 18, 2016
“72-hours visa freedom gives more possibilities, more guests, more work, better business,” says local tourist handler Sergey Arzumanov.
August 16, 2016
After years of planning the Russian Government has signed the decree opening for 72 hours visa-free entrance for ferry- and cruise vessel passengers.
August 02, 2016
A new tourist complex opens the doors for foreigners. It is located next door to Russia’s Arctic Brigade and is funded by the EU.
July 29, 2016
Rolls Royce designs the new generation of Arctic cruise ships.
July 21, 2016
The «Spitsbergen» is among the company’s smallest. It will ship along the Norwegian coast in wintertime and bring tourists to the Arctic in summer.
July 07, 2016
Tourism to Iceland has skyrocketed during the last years, and is now a major source of employment in the country.
May 31, 2016
VIDEO STORY: The Finnish Arctic is trendy and hot, tourism representative Sanna Kärkkäinen says. This year’s winter season was the best on record.
April 26, 2016
The tourism industry accounts for 8 percent of the regional GDP, Marina Kovtun says.
April 01, 2016
Direct flights to Kittilä from both Munich and Dusseldorf next winter season.
March 30, 2016
Russia’s Federal Agency for tourism says it will do everything possible to open restricted Arctic border zone areas for tourists.
March 30, 2016
Russian tourist companies ask Foreign Ministry to ease visa regulations for foreigners.
March 02, 2016