Hurtigruten Group CEO honoured for “outstanding achievements” towards sustainability in the tourism industry
Hurtigruten Group CEO Daniel Skjeldam has received the 2022 Honorary Award from the Association of German Travel Journalists (VDRJ) for his “outstanding achievements” in tourism with emphasis on his efforts towards sustainability and for being a “role model” in the industry.
Rüdiger Edelmann, Chairman of the VDRJ said: "The Honorary Award pays tribute to companies and personalities in the trav
Hurtigruten Norway kicks off one of Europe's biggest environmental upgrades
Hurtigruten Norway has initiated one of Europe's largest environmental ship upgrades. With modern technology, the rebuilt ships will cut CO2 emissions by 25 per cent and NOx emissions by as much as 80 per cent.
With the upgrades, to be completed in 2023, guests can look forward to greener sailings on all of Hurtigruten Norway's seven Norwegian Coastal Express ships.
"This is the largest
Hurtigruten Expeditions Announces New Epic Pole-to-Pole Expedition Cruises
Close to 100 adventure-packed days; four continents and more than 100 landing sites; ever-changing climate zones and waters; world wonders both at sea and on land – all packed into one life-changing expedition from the Arctic to Antarctica.
Hurtigruten Group appoints new VP of Digital Solutions
Hurtigruten Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard Short as its new VP of Digital Solutions for its world leading expedition cruising brand.
In this newly established position, Gerard will be part of our growing team that will build the next generation of digital products for Hurtigruten Expeditions, which offers more than 250 destinations to over 30 countries including Antarcti
Hurtigruten Celebrates Norway’s Reopening
North American travelers can once again experience ‘the most beautiful voyage in the world’ along the original 1893 route on the famed Coastal Express or by expedition cruise
Seattle, WA (January 26, 2022) – Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, is celebrating Norway's reopening as the country will no longer require North American travelers to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.
Hurtigruten Group appoints Steven Taylor as Chief Commercial Officer
Hurtigruten Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Taylor as its new Chief Commercial Officer.
In his new position, Steven will lead the development and execution of Hurtigruten Group’s strategic commercial initiatives and will sit on the company’s Executive Management Team.
Steven is a highly respected commercial, brand and marketing leader with global experience working at
Climate research and conservation projects receive funding boost from Hurtigruten Foundation
Seven climate and conservation-focused projects around the world are to receive funding from the Hurtigruten Foundation. The Foundation continues its commitment to support organizations and projects in the local communities around the world where Hurtigruten Group’s portfolio of businesses operate.
In the latest round of grants, the Foundation is supporting seven organizations with a total of 5
Hurtigruten Expeditions more than doubles Galápagos offering
Hurtigruten Expeditions is significantly expanding its Galápagos offerings. From 2023, the world leader in exploration travel will add three new, year-round itineraries.
Hurtigruten Expeditions' inaugural Galápagos expedition cruise departs on January 7, 2022, but the company has already revealed an additional three new itineraries available for 2023 and 2024.
Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express launches 2023/24 season
A luxurious guest lounge in Bergen, menus with fresh and locally sourced ingredients, and sustainable excursions are part of what you will experience onboard the original coastal voyage.
Hurtigruten has operated the Norwegian Coastal Express since 1893, bringing travelers from all over the world close to everyday life in 34 small and large coastal communities between Bergen and Kirkenes.
Hurtigruten Expeditions launches more West African and South American expedition cruises
For 2023/24, Hurtigruten Expeditions launches even more West African expedition cruises – including one of the least visited destinations and national parks on the planet. More off-the-beaten-track exploration of South America and more North American National Parks are also among the news in the 2023/24 season.
In pictures: Expedition cruising returns to Antarctica
For the first time in two years adventurous guests are again exploring Antarctica. “We are thrilled to share this long-awaited return with our guests”, said industry leader Hurtigruten Expeditions CEO Asta Lassesen.
The silent future of tourism: Hurtigruten Svalbard partners with Volvo Penta to test hybrid vessel
Hurtigruten Svalbard has teamed up with Volvo Penta to test a new hybrid vessel that will allow guests to experience the wonders of the Arctic archipelago without disturbing the habitat around them.
The near-silent, Marell M15 cruiser called ‘Kvitbjørn’ (polar bear in English) will allow for fully electric operation in the environmentally sensitive waters around Svalbard, which is hugely po