Antarctic Cruises From Hurtigruten

Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten is offering a series of Antarctic itineraries for 2011/2012 to allow cruisers to visit one of the world’s most remote destinations. Bookended by overnight stays in Buenos Aires, each cruise is augmented by lectures on topics including biology, history and geology from the expedition teams with in-depth knowledge of the area.   Operated by … Continue reading

Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam To Circumnavigate Globe In 2011

Holland America Line announced this week a 112-day circumnavigation of the globe by the ms Amsterdam in 2012. In what is becoming an annual event for the ship, which has sailed around the world 6 times in the past 11 years, the cruise will start on 6 January 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, taking guests southbound towards … Continue reading

A380 To Debut Over Antarctica On New Year’s Eve

Australia’s Qantas Airways will operate a special A380 charter sightseeing flight over Antarctica on New Year’s Eve. The unique service marks the first commercial flight over the southern polar region by the double-deck aircraft.   Organized by Melbourne-based Antarctica Sightseeing Flights, the aircraft will take off from Sydney and fly via Melbourne to Antarctica. Passengers … Continue reading