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An estimated 36.500 tourists and 54 vessels expected this coming Antarctic season

Friday, August 22nd 2014 - 00:01 UTC
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During the upcoming Antarctic season, from November through March, 36,545 tourists are expected to visit, according to estimates compiled by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO). That’s a slight dip from the 37,405 who visited in 2013-14, which was a 9 percent increase from the previous year. Read full article

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  • paulcedron

    “The vast majority of people take cruises that begin in southern South America, primarily Ushuaia, Argentina”

    and where else can they begin?
    in the islets??
    of course NOT.

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 12:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    1
    not true.

    yawn

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 12:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Quote from the article: “flight from Punta Arenas, Argentina”

    Those kleptomaniac neighbors of ours just stole Punta Arenas without us even knowing...

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 02:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    “The vast majority of people take cruises that begin in southern South America, primarily Ushuaia, Argentina”

    Yes and 24.5% of visitors are also from countries that share the same monarch as the Falkland Islands (islets).

    You're welcome!

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 03:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 03:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Has he been silenced at last? Bravo!

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 07:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @5
    Oh dear, never mind,dear.

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 10:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Up the falklands...lol

    Aug 22nd, 2014 - 06:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JohnN

    South Georgia News for July:
    - Cruise Ship Visits To Increase
    - BAS Fur Seal Conclusions Challenged
    - Overview Of Tourism Last Summer
    - Last Man Off; The Sudar Havid Disaster
    - Fishing And Shipping News
    - Shackleton’s Boat Replica In Cambridge
    - A Serious Matter Of Peas
    - Bird Island Diary
    - South Georgia Snippets
    - Dates For Your Diary
    READ THE NEWS AT: http://www.sgisland.gs

    Aug 26th, 2014 - 02:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Paulcedron- care me to number likley tourist total and the names of ships that are booked to do passenger turnarounds in Stanley this coming season?
    Not many I agree thanks to your countries air embargo on charter flights coming in via Chile - but some stilldo- amd more are determined to do in future as they get more and more pissed off by the level of corruption and backpocket ripoffs a-la-argentina.
    Shall I also list the ones that although they load their passengers in Ushuaia - load most of their foodstuffs and stores in Stanley 2 days later simply because they cannot trust unreliable and high priced ripoff Arg suppliers?

    Aug 28th, 2014 - 05:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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