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Hurtigruten Foundation Invites Sustainability-Focused and Environmentally Conscious Non-Profits and Projects to Apply for Funding with New Grant Opportunities

Oslo, Norway (March 27, 2024) – Since its inception in 2015, Hurtigruten Foundation has supported more than 150 projects in 23 different countries with a total of over 10 million NOK (nearly 1 million USD). Ahead of its 1 May 2024 deadline, the foundation is inviting non-profits and projects to apply for funding which align with the Foundation’s three areas of focus: preserving endangered wildlife

The world's first-ever Chief Aurora Chaser onboard Hurtigruten in Norway.

Hurtigruten Appoints Tom Kerss as the World's First Chief Aurora Chaser, Pioneering Unmatched Northern Lights Voyages in Norway

Oslo, Norway (March 25, 2024) – Hurtigruten, the iconic leader in Norwegian coastal voyages, has proudly announced an unprecedented collaboration with Tom Kerss, the esteemed Northern Lights astronomer.
In a historic move, Hurtigruten has appointed Kerss as the world's first Chief Aurora Chaser, solidifying its status as the foremost authority in Northern Lights experiences and promising travel

Guests onboard Hurtigruten's Original Coastal Express enjoying the Northern Lights. Photo: Tommy Simonsen

Hurtigruten Extends its Unique Northern Lights Promise for 2024/25 Season and Beyond

Oslo, Norway (March 20, 2024) – Hurtigruten, the iconic leader in Norwegian coastal voyages, has extended its unique Northern Lights Promise to September, allowing travelers to experience one of the world’s most natural wonders for an even longer period.
Hurtigruten has long been synonymous with the best of Norway's natural wonders, and in a commitment to ensuring guests have the best possible

Hurtigruten's MS Trollfjord in Lofoten, Norway. Photo: Espen Mills.

Hurtigruten Named Most Sustainable Brand Within the Travel & Tourism Industry in Norway

Oslo, Norway (March 13, 2024) – Hurtigruten was named the leading sustainable brand in the travel and tourism industry in the latest edition of the Sustainable Brand Index for 2024. Based on a survey among 13,000 Norwegian consumers, Hurtigruten was the only brand in its category to make the top 100. The survey featured 282 brands across 25 industries. SB Insight has been carrying out the survey s

HX's (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Chief Commercial Officer Alex Delamere-White

HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Strengthens Global Commercial Leadership Team Following Rebrand

London, United Kingdom (January 12, 2024) - HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions), the experts in expedition travel, has announced changes in roles at a global level including Alex Delamere-White’s official appointment as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), following six months as acting interim CCO.
Based out of the new HX HQ in London, Alex will bring the global functions under one leadership model to fu

A Hurtigruten ship traveling through Geirangerfjord in Norway. Photo: Agurtxane Concellon

Save up to $4000 this Wave season with Hurtigruten to explore one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines

Hurtigruten, the undisputed expert on Norway and its stunning coastline, is offering discounts of up to $4,000 off per person during the so-called Wave season taking place during the first quarter of 2024.
All three popular products – the Original Coastal Express that celebrated 130 years of operation this summer and the brand-new Svalbard Express and North Cape Express itineraries launched thi

Hurtigruten Serves the World’s Best Cheese; Submerges another 4,500 sparkling wine bottles into the ocean

Hurtigruten Serves the World’s Best Cheese; Submerges another 4,500 sparkling wine bottles into the ocean

Hurtigruten has been serving the award-winning Nidelven Blå cheese since 2015. Following its initial success with Bubbles of the Sea, another 4,500 sparkling wine bottles have been submerged outside the Norwegian coast to be served next year.
Oslo, Norway (December 21, 2023) – Hurtigruten‘s Coastal Kitchen concept assures guests will not only enjoy some of Norway’s best produce, but also so

Guests onboard Hurtigruten's Original Coastal Express enjoying the Northern Lights. Photo: Tommy Simonsen

Hurtigruten Norway Relaunches Three Popular Itineraries Focusing on the Unique, Natural Nordic Light

Hurtigruten Norway reintroduces two land and sea tours and one science-based sailing combining the city lights of Nordic capitals with those of the Aurora Borealis and the Midnight Sun.
Seattle, United States (November 14, 2023) – Hurtigruten Norway is bringing back three popular pre-pandemic itineraries highlighting the unabridged wonders of Nordic culture, anchored to humanity’s continuing fa

Hurtigruten Norway's partner Arctic Umiaq Line's MS Sarfaq Ittuk by Kangerlussuatsiaq.

Hurtigruten Norway Partners with Arctic Umiaq Line to Promote Sustainable Tourism in Greenland

Hurtigruten Norway is expanding its presence outside Norway for the first time, leveraging its expertise to create a unique travel experience in one of the world’s most exciting destinations, Greenland
Seattle, United States (November 3, 2023) – Hurtigruten Norway, which celebrated 130 years of operations this summer, is expanding beyond Norway for the first time as the company has entered into

HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Sets New Sustainability Benchmarks with Largest-ever 'Season of Science’ in Antarctica

HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Sets New Sustainability Benchmarks with Largest-ever 'Season of Science’ in Antarctica


Donating over 1,100 cabins, supporting more than 20 projects and facilitating 8,000+ data submissions for third-party research

London, UK (November 2, 2023) – HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) sets new sustainability benchmarks in Antarctica for the 2023-2024 season, donating over 1,100 cruise nights to researchers and supporting more than 20 projects. Transforming the travel experience into

HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Becomes First Cruise Company to Establish Shore Power Connection in Iceland

HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) Becomes First Cruise Company to Establish Shore Power Connection in Iceland

Pioneering new standards in emission reductions, HX’s fleet has been fitted with shore power connectivity since 2021

London, UK (September 20, 2023) – HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) achieved a milestone in its pursuit of reducing emissions by becoming the first cruise company to connect to shoreside electricity in Iceland. Yesterday, September 19, expedition vessel MS Maud linked to Iceland’s

Hurtigruten Expeditions' new brand identity, including its new logo, will launch fully in December.

Hurtigruten Expeditions, the World’s Leading Expedition Cruise Company, Rebrands as HX


Hurtigruten Expeditions will continue to be at the forefront of sustainability and adventure travel under a new name and brand identity, HX
Hurtigruten Norway’s Coastal Express returns simply to Hurtigruten, the original name of the iconic route it launched in 1893
Oslo, Norway (September 19, 2023) – After launching the world’s first expedition cruise in 1896, Hurtigruten Group AS is t

The Association of Greenlandic Children, a 2023 Hurtigruten Foundation grant recipient

Hurtigruten Foundation Invites Coastal Communities to Apply for Funding with New Grant Opportunities

Communities where Hurtigruten Group operates are encouraged to apply ahead of November 1, 2023 Over one-third of allocated grants in 2022 were recommended by Hurtigruten Group employees; harnessing its peoples’ insights, the Foundation encourages employees to put forward projects that positively impact the communities they visit at sea
London, UK (September 13, 2023) — Since its establishment

MS Roald Amundsen (left) and MS Fridtjof Nansen (right) cross paths for the first time in their respective histories

World-first for Sustainable Cruising: World's First Battery-Hybrid Cruise Ships Meet in Historic Northwest Passage

London, UK (August 29, 2023) — A momentous event unfolded yesterday in the Northwest Passage as Hurtigruten Expeditions’ MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen crossed paths for the first time in their respective histories. The bow-to-bow meeting of the battery-hybrid vessels – including MS Roald Amundsen, the world’s first hybrid battery-powered cruise ship, also named after the first explorer

Hurtigruten Group Receives Best ESG Ranking of a Cruise Company by Leading Research Provider Sustainalytics

Hurtigruten Group Receives Best ESG Ranking of a Cruise Company by Leading Research Provider Sustainalytics

By earning the lowest Risk Rating, Hurtigruten Group leads the cruise industry in ESG management, placing fourth in the “Travel, Lodging and Amusement” subindustry category
London, UK (August 17, 2023) – Hurtigruten Group AS (“HRG” or the “Company”) has received an industry-leading ESG Risk Rating of 19.7 (Low) following an assessment by Morningstar Sustainalytics, an ESG research, ratings and

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