Seabourn joins AECO

June 27th, 2014

AECO welcomes Seabourn as new Provisional Member Seabourn pioneered small-ship, ultra luxury cruising 26 years ago. Its fleet of six intimate, all-suite ships, carries between 208 and 450 guests. On board, guests are served by a crew numbering nearly as many as the guests. Seabourn has planned Arctic cruises from 2016.


June 17th, 2014

When established in 1982, Grand Nord Grand Large (GNGL) was a pioneer travel agency in France, specialized  in extraordinary polar excursions. This includes cruises in the Antarctic on Russian scientific vintage vessels, kayaking excursions, and dog-sledding. Presently GNGL offers  cruises on old rigs, legendary yachts, icebreakers, and expeditions boats. Grand Nord Grand Large is Oceanwide Expeditions’ general sales […]

New Animated Guidelines

June 3rd, 2014

Visitors to the Arctic can learn about safe, environmentally friendly and considerate behavior in the Arctic through a new animation developed by the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO). The new 9-minute animation shows visitors what they can and cannot do when travelling in the Arctic in a down-to-earth and entertaining way. During the […]