End of pax-tax in Greenland

March 19th, 2015

The Greenland Self-Government has decided that they will remove the “per passenger fee” (pax-tax) for cruise vessels visiting Greenland. It is most likely that the “pax-tax” will be replaced by a “per gross tonnage per 24 hours harbor fee”. The full picture has not been drawn yet, but the pax-tax in Greenland may by history […]

Chinese company joins AECO

March 11th, 2015

AECO has welcomed Guangzhou Jizhi (3 polar) International Travel Services as the first Chinese Affiliate member in the association. Guangzhou Jizhi International Travel Service was established by a group of polar travel experts, who have rich experience in Arctic and Antarctica tours.  Since 2006 they have organized over 50 groups to visit the polar areas […]