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The critically endangered Galapagos Petrel is an endemic species of the archipelago threatened by habitat loss and invasive species. Photo Credit: Fundación de Conservación Jocotoco

Adventure travel company Hurtigruten Group’s foundation announces new donations

Protecting endangered birds in the Galapagos and more beach cleaning on Svalbard are among the projects receiving 2022’s last round of grants from Hurtigruten Foundation. The adventure travel company reiterates its promise to supporting initiatives in the areas it operates and urges more organizations to apply in the future.
- We are truly showing the global scope of our commitments with this

Hurtigruten Group’s own foundation aims summer grants towards local destinations across the world

Hurtigruten Group’s own foundation aims summer grants towards local destinations across the world

Beach cleaning in Svalbard, a new walking path in Ålesund and turtle protection in West Africa are among the actions supported by Hurtigruten Foundation in their summer round of grants for 2022. The foundation aims its efforts towards local contributions in areas and waters where Hurtigrutens companies travel to.
- Hurtigruten Foundation is dedicated to the development of living local communit

A walrus resting on an ice pack in Svalbard's waters. Pic credit: John Daniel Benton

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

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