IAATO – AECO meeting

September 22nd, 2014

A small red-letter day in the IAATO-AECO history when administrations in both associations met today. The meeting had only one, but a very important agenda item; the potential for a joint Antarctica-Arctic Expedition Leader conference in 2015. Dates, venue, organization, finances and program where discussed in a efficient and inexpensive Skype-meeting. This was the first […]

House of Lords

September 19th, 2014

AECO has today had the honor of meeting with UK’s House of Lord’s Arctic Committee. The committee has spent the week in Northern Norway and Svalbard education themselves in Arctic issue. An AECO presentation on Arctic cruise tourism was followed by a number of questions and issues to discuss.

Clean Up Svalbard cruise

September 11th, 2014

AECO has in co-operation with Oceanwide Expeditions and G-Adventures, and with contribution from the Governor of Svalbard, conducted a Clean Up Svalbard cruise feasibility study. The conclusion for the feasibility study is that AECO in continuous cooperation with the two cruise operators and with contribution from the Governor of Svalbard, would like to conduct a […]

IAATO job announcement

September 11th, 2014

The International Association for Antarctica Tour operators is seeking a full time Environmental Manager. This is an exiting opportunity, to play a key-role within the organization, and to support safe and environmentally responsible tourism to Antarctica. Application closing date, Oct 8th See attachment for full announcement. IAATO Environmental Manager