Swan Hellenic has added a new 13-day cruise of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands, while opening to bookings the remaining accommodation for its chartered 13-day ‘Antarctic Peninsula Discovery Cruise.’
The decades-long effort to protect the Galápagos realized an important milestone Friday when Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso signed a decree to conserve more than 23,000 square miles of ocean around the islands and beyond.
Cairns-based Coral Expeditions cancelled two more cruises, following the hotel quarantine of Coral Discoverer’s passengers and crew in Hobart last week.
Peter Szyszka, who has more than two decades of experience leading expeditions across the globe, joined American Queen Voyages as director of expedition.
Hurtigruten Group appointed Steven Taylor as its new chief commercial officer.
Atlas Ocean Voyages voluntarily canceled its Jan. 6 Antarctica expedition following several people testing positive for COVID-19 on the just-ended trip.