Tag: Antarctica

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee
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Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350
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Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, ... Read More

Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises
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Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for aircruises

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has chosen the A321LR as its private jet for luxury worldwide travel, launching a new ... Read More

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition
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ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showing an ACJ319 at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, giving potential ... Read More

Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight
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Airbus ACJ319neo sets record during test-flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The first ACJ319neo1 successfully completed a 16 hr and 10 min test-flight on 26th April, setting a new record for ... Read More

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier
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Loro Parque’s World Population Clock breaks 7,7 billion barrier

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Loro Parque’s World Population Clock, based on estimates by the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs, has this ... Read More

Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight
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Airbus: ACJ319neo makes successful first flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

The ACJ319neo successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min on 24th April 2019, beginning a short ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker
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Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker ... Read More

5 places to visit on your bucket list
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5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships
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Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, ... Read More

Comlux takes delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo jet
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Comlux takes delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial
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​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed ... Read More

Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support
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Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line announced that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine "Girls' ... Read More

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands
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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

editor editor- December 10, 2018

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that was initially reported as a 7.5, struck near the South Sandwich Islands near Antarctica today, December ... Read More

MJet becomes first ACJ customer for Skywise
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MJet becomes first ACJ customer for Skywise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

MJet GmbH of Austria has become the first ACJ319 operator to sign up for Skywise, enabling it to integrate its ... Read More

Saving small island states from drowning
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Saving small island states from drowning

editor editor- May 7, 2012

The Chicago Tribune reported on the melting down of the poles. Read More

Research: Eco-tourists causing “horrendous” pollution in Antarctica
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Research: Eco-tourists causing “horrendous” pollution in Antarctica

editor editor- December 24, 2009

Eco-tourists travelling to Antarctica are adding to global warming which is melting the polar ice caps, new research has found. Read More

New Zealand fears tourism disaster in Antarctica
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New Zealand fears tourism disaster in Antarctica

editor editor- December 10, 2009

WELLINGTON — New rules are needed for tourist ships visiting Antarctica to prevent a disaster in the world's most isolated ... Read More

“Penguin cruise” icebreaker freeing itself from ice in Antarctic
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“Penguin cruise” icebreaker freeing itself from ice in Antarctic

editor editor- November 20, 2009

MOSCOW — A Russian icebreaker carrying more than 100 tourists, scientists and journalists on an Antarctic cruise has been successfully ... Read More

Penguin cruise tourists stuck in ice
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Penguin cruise tourists stuck in ice

editor editor- November 16, 2009

Eighty British tourists on a journey to watch emperor penguins in the Antarctic have been stranded for a week after ... Read More

Antarctic cruise tourists lose out as soaring numbers alarm scientists
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Antarctic cruise tourists lose out as soaring numbers alarm scientists

editor editor- April 20, 2009

Tough new restrictions on the number of people visiting Antarctica are to be implemented as the volume of visitors to ... Read More

Clinton calls for stricter Antarctic tourism limits
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Clinton calls for stricter Antarctic tourism limits

editor editor- April 7, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for tighter controls over tourism and other forms of pollution in Antarctica Monday, arguing ... Read More

US wants limits on Antarctic tourism
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US wants limits on Antarctic tourism

editor editor- April 6, 2009

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is pushing to protect Antarctica's fragile environment by imposing mandatory limits on the size of ... Read More

Ministers get close look at Antarctic ice threat
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Ministers get close look at Antarctic ice threat

editor editor- February 24, 2009

Troll Research Station, Antarctica – A parka-clad band of environment ministers landed in this remote corner of the icy continent ... Read More

Ocean Nova stranding highlights Antarctic cruise safety concerns
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Ocean Nova stranding highlights Antarctic cruise safety concerns

editor editor- February 19, 2009

Another reminder of the risks of cruising in one of the world’s most inhospitable environments was perched on rocks off ... Read More

Tourists burn a trail to Australian Antarctic outpost
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Tourists burn a trail to Australian Antarctic outpost

editor editor- January 9, 2009

SYDNEY - An isolated Australian outpost in remote Antarctica has become a popular destination for adventure-seeking tourists, as more tour ... Read More

Antarctic tourists rescued from ship
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Antarctic tourists rescued from ship

editor editor- December 8, 2008

Eleven Australians who were among 120 people on board a cruise ship damaged when it hit rock in Antarctica have ... Read More

Tourism in Antarctica threatening South Pole environment
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Tourism in Antarctica threatening South Pole environment

editor editor- September 30, 2008

Tourism in Antarctica has grown dramatically. In 1985, just a few thousand people visited the area but in the season ... Read More

Antarctica’s March of the tourists
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Antarctica’s March of the tourists

editor editor- March 26, 2008

When the American explorer Richard E. Byrd sat alone in his hut in Antarctica in 1934, half frozen and half ... Read More

Australia-Antarctica air link opens, complete with ice runway
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Australia-Antarctica air link opens, complete with ice runway

editor editor- January 14, 2008

WILKINS RUNWAY, Antarctica (AFP) — A historic passenger jet flight from Australia to Antarctica touched down smoothly on a blue ... Read More

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