Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile is expecting some 60.000 visitors this cruise season (2014/15) according to estimates from the local port authority Empresa Portuaria Austral, EPA, which is considered a 'good season' and an improvement over previous years.
There were 24 harbor visits to Grytviken during December, the majority, eighteen, from cruise ships and charter yachts which between them brought nearly 2000 passengers to visit South Georgia, according to the SG Newsletter.
US and Cuban officials launched historic talks to shed their Cold War-era hostility on Wednesday, complimenting each other on the first day's progress despite persistent differences over migration policy.
British TV presenter and author Sue Cook has been on what she described as an incredible three-week journey to Antarctica which relived Sir Ernest Shackleton’s unique voyage 100 years ago, but admits to have fallen in love with the amazing Falklands, according to a report from the Banbury Guardian.
A Disney cruise ship’s dramatic rescue of a Royal Caribbean passenger after he fell overboard apparently unnoticed has raised questions as to whether cruise ships have adequate technology to detect when someone goes overboard.
With 2014 having the dubious distinction of being the year of some of the most tragic and mystifying aviation incidents in modern history, the announcement of AirlineRatings.com’s top 10 safest airlines and top 10 safest low cost airlines for 2015 is timely.
Tony Mason, Managing Director of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board today discussed plans on marketing to a new generation of travellers.
Ushuaia, in the extreme south of Argentina is expecting 22.000 cruise visitors during the month of January to which must be added to the 17.000 that already landed in Tierra del Fuego since the current 2014/2015 season officially opened last September, according to the provincial Tourist office.
Edinburgh ranks as the most expensive city in Europe in which to spend New Year's Eve, according to a new survey from a hotel room tourism website. The survey compared 30 major European destinations based on the cost of their lodging for December 31, 2014.
IAATO warns security measures essential for this relatively new activity. Tour operators may have to ban the use of unmanned vehicles out of environmental concerns