Articles tagged “arctic”

Chinese Tourism to the Arctic Is Booming

Chinese Tourism to the Arctic Is Booming

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

Well-heeled Chinese travelers don't want to go to the same old places anymore, and the Arctic Circle comes with bragging rights. Now that the region is becoming more strategically important to China, it's likely the growth in visitors will continue.

1 year ago

Large Cruise Ships in the Arctic Prompt Calls for Regulation

Large Cruise Ships in the Arctic Prompt Calls for Regulation

Gwladys Fouche, Reuters

We've written often about the dangers of overtourism. As cruise lines and other travel industry players bring larger ships and greater numbers of visitors to fragile destinations such as the Arctic, they should proceed with caution and care.

3 years ago

More Arctic Tourists Mean More Conflicts With Polar Bears

More Arctic Tourists Mean More Conflicts With Polar Bears

Gwladys Fouche, Reuters

Man-made climate change combined with growing tourism numbers add up to more challenging encounters with wildlife.

3 years ago