New opportunity for funding from Hurtigruten Foundation
Hurtigruten Foundation is about giving back to the beautiful places that Hurtigruten explores. After supporting 26 projects in 12 countries over the last year, the Foundation is now seeking applications from new projects, before the deadline on 1 November.
Hurtigruten Foundation is especially looking to support projects and organizations that create a lasting positive impact, and which allow co
Hurtigruten Group launches ESG report – calls for more transparency from travel industry
Hurtigruten Group opens its books on emissions and social responsibility and commits to science-based targets in its new ESG report. The adventure travel group emphasizes how reducing emissions must be the number one goal for travel companies while calling for greater transparency in the industry – particularly from those that operate cruise ships.
“We operate in an industry which negatively i
Got a sustainability project that needs funding? Hurtigruten Foundation wants to hear from you
Deadline for spring 2022 application submissions is May 1st.
Hurtigruten Foundation is inviting communities and organizations along coastal areas and remote destinations, where leading adventure travel company Hurtigruten Group explores, to apply for project funding. Protection of endangered birds in Galapagos, whale research studies on the Pacific Coast and in Antarctica, and an education proj
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
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
Hurtigruten expands to Alaska – presents the widest ever selection of expedition cruises
Hurtigruten is expanding the world’s greenest and most extensive expedition cruise program with a number of new and unique destinations. From 2020, Hurtigruten guests can explore the Alaskan wilderness on board the brand-new and hybrid powered MS Roald Amundsen.
Expedition favorite MS Fram gets a complete revamp
After a decade of exploring some of the most spectacular waters on our planet, Hurtigruten’s MS Fram will receive a total makeover – and reemerge as a brand-new expedition ship.
Extreme makeover for Hurtigruten favorite: MS Richard With to emerge as brand new
More comfort, new technology and better views of the spectacular Norwegian coast. The single largest upgrade project in Hurtigruten’s history will see the MS Richard With emerge as a brand new ship.
Hurtigruten announces major green upgrades: Up to 9 ships to be retrofitted with LNG and battery power
Hurtigruten has announced the biggest green upgrade in the company’s 125 year history. Up to nine of its custom built expedition ships are to rebuilt to hybrid propulsion – featuring LNG engines and battery packs. The planning and installation of the hybrid power and propulsion system upgrade starts immediately, and will be finalized by 2021.