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Increased Arctic tourism has resulted in bigger pressure on vulnerable wildlife and nature.
February 09, 2024
Airports in Finland’s Arctic Lapland saw record-breaking numbers in 2023, Finland’s airport administration reported this week.
January 17, 2024
As international cruise liners pull out of the Russian Arctic amid Ukraine war, a domestic initiative launches month-long voyages along the Northern Sea Route.
March 07, 2023
The war on Ukraine and geopolitical turbulence with concerns growing of further escalations of tensions with Russia have knock-on effects for the cruise industry, expert says.
December 20, 2022
Post-pandemic travel is on rise for winter destinations in northern Finland with a wide range of new direct flights from all over Europe to Ivalo, Kittilä and Rovaniemi.
October 30, 2022
The decision to exclude Trust Arktikugol’s tourism branch is a direct protest against Russia’s war of aggression on Ukraine.
October 16, 2022
FSB and the Defence Ministry did not agree with plans to develop tourism too close to Russia’s border with Norway.
February 10, 2022
Up to 200 planes are arriving in Finnish Lapland during Christmas week with tourists from all over Europe. That is a challenge in times of coronavirus.
December 26, 2021
While relatively few infection cases so far involve foreign tourists, tourism operators are concerned about the impact tougher measures may have on the sector.
December 15, 2021
«I can say without reservation that neither I nor anyone else at Poseidon Expeditions had any contact with officials at Rosmorrechflot regarding the denial of Hurtigruten’s application to visit Franz Josef Land,» says Nikolay Saveliev.
October 08, 2019
The establishment of a special customs regime around the remote archipelago would boost visits, says Aleksandr Kirilov.
September 25, 2019
The sudden bankruptcy and liquidation of tour operator Thomas Cook will have an impact on businesses in Finnish Lapland, according to tourism agency Visit Lapland.
September 24, 2019
The two high-profile voyages had been planned for years with prestigious support from regional authorities in Murmansk.
August 17, 2019
Visits to the Franz Josef Land must be made more attractive, leader of the local national park says.
August 16, 2019
The «Silver Explorer» gets escort by a Russian icebreaker as it launches its ice edge cruising through Russian Arctic waters.
August 15, 2019
Local authorities in Khatanga aims for the development of a tourism route to the top of the world.
July 23, 2019
The «Akademik Lomonosov» has been officially handed over to the Russian state nuclear power company.
July 04, 2019
17 high-power 150 kW chargers and eight fast chargers will make it possible for practically all kinds of electric cars to drive anywhere in Norway's northernmost region, even in freezing cold winter.
June 11, 2019
Your next take-off from Murmansk might very well take you to Pushkin Airport, Russia’s busiest hub.
June 01, 2019
SeaDream’s new ship will be the most luxury expedition experience ever seen along the ice-edge north of Svalbard.
May 24, 2019
37 of the 78 people onboard survived, investigation committee says.
May 05, 2019
You can rent it and set out on the journey of lifetime to places others can’t reach, the billionaire's promotion page reads.
April 22, 2019
The first Boeing 737-800NG painted in the airline’s new SmartAvia branding made its first commercial flight this week.
April 14, 2019
When the Viking Sky, with 1,373 people on board, sent out a mayday Saturday afternoon after engine trouble stranded the cruise ship in stormy waters off the western coast of Norway, rescue services were quickly activated.
March 26, 2019