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Aurora Expeditions joins CLIA

Australian-based Aurora Expeditions has joined CLIA as it looks to expand its presence in the UK and Ireland and across Europe.  

Aurora Expeditions specialises in small-group voyages to the Polar regions and other wild, remote destinations.

The team at Aurora are preparing to welcome its new ship, Greg Mortimer, named of the company’s founder, in October 2019.

Plus, Aurora has just announced a new collection of repositioning voyages from Antarctica to the Arctic in summer (April-June) 2020, travelling up the western side of Latin America, through the Panama Canal and the Caribbean.

Seeking out remote locations and wildlife

All itineraries will follow the Aurora ethos and heritage of seeking out the remote and unusual in terms of location and wildlife.

Craig Upshall, Aurora Expeditions’ UK and Europe sales director, said: 'Aurora Expeditions is absolutely delighted to be joining CLIA, this has come at a great time for Aurora, as we prepare for the launch our new ship the Greg Mortimer next year. CLIA brings expedition cruising to life through its incredible connections throughout the global cruise community, and Aurora look forward to welcoming the visibility we hope to gain through this.'

Andy Harmer, CLIA svp membership, said: 'We are thrilled to welcome Aurora to CLIA. The expedition sector is one of the most dynamic elements of the global cruise industry and the addition of Aurora’s expertise in this arena is great news for CLIA travel agents.'


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