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  • Friday, May 8th 2015 - 08:21 UTC

    IAATO agrees to ban recreational use of UAVs in Antarctica’s coastal areas

    The UAV's ban will be reviewed next year to allow for potential technological advances and further developments within the regulatory community.

    International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) members have agreed that, for the 2015-16 season, they will not allow the recreational use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the unique, and often wildlife rich, coastal areas of Antarctica.

  • Wednesday, June 4th 2014 - 20:53 UTC

    IAATO celebrates 25th meeting with growing membership and review of ports services

     Members voted to re-appoint Marlynda Elstgeest of Waterproof Expeditions as the Chair of the Committee

    The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) met in Providence, Rhode Island from 27-29 May for their 25th gathering of members and as at previous meetings, the goal was to review the past year and discuss current and future issues for the Antarctic tourism industry in line with the association’s mission to advocate, promote and practice safe and environmentally responsible tourism.

  • Monday, April 28th 2014 - 23:29 UTC

    IAATO estimates 36.545 tourists will travel to Antarctica next season 2014/15

    Marlynda Elstgeest, Chair of the IAATO Executive Committee

    New figures released on Monday by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO), estimate that 36,545 tourists will travel with IAATO members to Antarctica next season, 2014-2015. The information was reported at the first day of the 37th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) in Brasilia, which IAATO attend as Invited Experts.

  • Thursday, June 6th 2013 - 06:54 UTC

    IAATO focus on collaborative work at the 36th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

    IAATO reported on the live SAR exercise with Holland America Line NV undertaken with Chile in February

    The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) reported to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM XXXVI) last week and as in previous years, in addition to presenting statistics and estimates of numbers for next season, IAATO reported on the Association’s recent work and activities. This year, there was a heavy focus on the collaborative work that IAATO has undertaken with Treaty Parties and other Observers and Experts in a variety of fields.