Archive for «Iceland»

Guidelines for a dynamic community

March 22nd, 2023

Photo: Ozzo What is OK and what should you avoid? AECO’s new Community Specific Guidelines gives the answers to tourists who visit Reykjanesbær. It’s the ninth community guideline for Iceland based on local involvement. – We are very happy about the collaboration with the local community. It is the foundation for successful visits for both […]

Clean up Iceland this summer!

February 10th, 2023

Photo: Violette Vauchelle For expedition cruise passengers and guides who want to leave nature cleaner than they found it, Clean Up Iceland  is a great opportunity. The project was put on hold due to COVID-19 but will be revived this summer. Guides and passengers from expedition cruise vessels will be given the chance to land […]

Expedition cruise industry charts course for sustainable Arctic tourism

November 7th, 2019

Following the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators’ recent Annual Meeting, the association has announced several decisions aimed at strengthening responsible industry practices, including a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic.

AECO includes Iceland in geographical range

October 29th, 2018

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) has decided to include Iceland in the association’s geographical range. Guidelines and other measures will be applied to ensure sustainable expedition cruise operations in Iceland.

AECO in Iceland to discuss sustainable tourism

June 28th, 2018

This week, AECO has been in Iceland to meet with local stakeholders and share experiences from managing environmentally friendly and considerate tourism in the Arctic.