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Hurtigruten Expeditions Launches Epic Pole-to-Pole Expedition Cruises

Hurtigruten Expeditions Launches Epic Pole-to-Pole Expedition Cruises

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2021 16:00 UTC

Hurtigruten Expeditions, the world leader in exploration travel, has unveiled an epic 93-day Pole to pole expedition cruise – exploring Alaska, the Northwest Passage, Greenland, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, South America, and Antarctica in one monumental voyage.

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express is ramping up to full operations in July

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express is ramping up to full operations in July

Press releases   •   May 31, 2021 14:08 UTC

Starting this July, Hurtigruten Norway Coastal Express will return all its seven ships to operate what is often called ‘The World’s Most Beautiful Voyage’ along the Norwegian coast, with full operation between Bergen in the south and Kirkenes in the Arctic North.

Hurtigruten Group reports record strong booking numbers

Hurtigruten Group reports record strong booking numbers

Press releases   •   May 27, 2021 16:57 UTC

With booking levels almost 50% higher than pre-pandemic levels, Hurtigruten Group reports record strong demand for 2022 small-ship experiences.

Up to 20% off on the ‘most beautiful voyage in the world’
Up to 20% off on the ‘most beautiful voyage in the world’
Hurtigruten Norway makes a large-scale investment in batteries and biofuel – cuts emissions by 25%
Hurtigruten Expeditions Donates 1% of each Alaskan Booking During Earth Week to Protect Alaskan Wildlife

Hurtigruten Expeditions Donates 1% of each Alaskan Booking During Earth Week to Protect Alaskan Wildlife

Press releases   •   Apr 19, 2021 15:00 UTC

Hurtigruten Expeditions is launching a sale for Earth Week to allow more Americans to discover some of the most unique places on Earth, while its Hurtigruten Foundation will donate to support Alaskan wildland. The Foundation will donate 1% of the total cost of each Alaskan cruise sold during Earth Week to Alaska Wilderness League,

Hurtigruten Group CEO Daniel Skjeldam Named  2021 AFAR Travel Vanguard

Hurtigruten Group CEO Daniel Skjeldam Named 2021 AFAR Travel Vanguard

Press releases   •   Apr 16, 2021 20:10 UTC

CEO Daniel Skjeldam of Hurtigruten Group, the world leader in exploration travel, has been named one of the 2021 AFAR Travel Vanguards. Every year the highly acclaimed magazine AFAR selects key players that inspire both travelers and travel industry leaders to engage with the world more consciously and responsibly.

Hedda Felin named CEO of Hurtigruten Norway

Hedda Felin named CEO of Hurtigruten Norway

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2020 12:00 UTC

Hurtigruten Group has appointed Hedda Felin CEO of Hurtigruten Norway – where she will take the helm of Hurtigruten’s iconic coastal Norway operations.

Hurtigruten’s classic MS Lofoten to become training ship

Hurtigruten’s classic MS Lofoten to become training ship

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2020 00:00 UTC

After nearly six decades servicing the Norwegian coast, MS Lofoten is slated to leave the Hurtigruten fleet. From 2021, the Hurtigruten classic will become a training ship - educating future generations of seafarers.

Hurtigruten prepares for further growth – establishes separate expedition cruise entity

Hurtigruten prepares for further growth – establishes separate expedition cruise entity

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2020 12:00 UTC

Hurtigruten reports strong demand for 2021 and 2022 cruises. Preparing for post-Covid-19 expansion, the company announces it will redefine its growing cruise operations by establishing a separate expedition cruise entity.

Named in ice - with ice: Battery hybrid powered cruise ship becomes first vessel named in Antarctica

Named in ice - with ice: Battery hybrid powered cruise ship becomes first vessel named in Antarctica

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 12:00 UTC

Hurtigruten’s hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen has once again made history – as the first ship ever named in Antarctica.

​Hurtigruten tests biodiesel that potentially can change the shipping industry

​Hurtigruten tests biodiesel that potentially can change the shipping industry

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 12:00 UTC

On the way to the goal of becoming completely emission free, Hurtigruten has as the first Norwegian cruise line started testing Biodiesel on board the ship MS Polarlys. The fuel can potentially reduce emissions with 95 percent.

​Funding projects globally: Hurtigruten Foundation helps saving Resident Killer Whales

​Funding projects globally: Hurtigruten Foundation helps saving Resident Killer Whales

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2019 12:00 UTC

Conserving Resident Killer Whales in the Pacific, securing recreational areas for local communities and encouraging local cultural activities – these are the latest projects to receive funding from Hurtigruten Foundation.

​Hurtigruten reveals MS Roald Amundsen godmother

​Hurtigruten reveals MS Roald Amundsen godmother

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2019 12:00 UTC

Hurtigruten names polar pioneer Karin Strand (48) as godmother to the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship, MS Roald Amundsen.

First hybrid powered ship completes Northwest Passage crossing

First hybrid powered ship completes Northwest Passage crossing

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2019 10:00 UTC

This week, Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen wrote a new chapter in exploration history – being the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage.

​Hurtigruten introduces battery powered snowmobiles

​Hurtigruten introduces battery powered snowmobiles

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2019 10:00 UTC

Fully powered by renewable energy from the Arctic winds and midnight sun, here is the latest addition to the Hurtigruten fleet: Electric and emission-free snowmobiles.

​Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships

​Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid powered cruise ships

Press releases   •   Aug 19, 2019 13:15 UTC

Hurtigruten continues to move boundaries for green technology: Through giant makeovers, three Hurtigruten vessels will be transformed to premium, hybrid powered expedition cruise ships

Behind the names: Hurtigrutens new expedition cruise ships

Behind the names: Hurtigrutens new expedition cruise ships

Press releases   •   Aug 19, 2019 13:06 UTC

As they are transformed into full-fledged premium expedition cruise ships, the current MS Trollfjord, MS Finnmarken and MS Midnatsol, will be renamed MS Maud, MS Otto Sverdrup and MS Eirik Raude.

World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica

World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to be named in Antarctica

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 13:02 UTC

Hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history – as Hurtigruten announces the first ever ship naming ceremony in Antarctica. Instead of the traditional bottle of champagne, MS Roald Amundsen’s explorer heritage will be honored by naming the vessel with a chunk of ice.