October 28, 2021 - News from Hurtigruten: The market research company YouGov and the business and financial newspaper Handelsblatt determine the Germans' most popular brands every year. In the current year, the respondents put Hurtigruten in first place in the cruises sector for the fifth time in a row. On top of that: Hurtigruten Expeditions gives first insights into the 2023/24 season.
For the 2023/24 season the traditional Norwegian packet ship line is planning a wider range of expedition trips than ever before. Destinations include the Antarctic, the Arctic and the Northwest Passage.
- Visit 2023/24 three Hurtigruten ships the Antarctica, the British overseas territories of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. The total of 34 expeditions last between 10 and 23 days. Several 16-day expedition voyages venture into the wilderness of the Antarctic Ocean.
- Three ships navigate the Northwest Passage. The plan is for the hybrid expedition ships MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen to cross the passage in the opposite direction at the same time and meet in the middle.
- 2023/24 will also be New Alaska expedition voyages announced. The Spitzbergen archipelago with the arctic Svalbard is also on the program. In 1896, Hurtigruten Expeditions made expedition trips in the Svalbard Archipelago for the first time.
- Highlights of the Hurtigruten Expedition Program 2023/24 are eight complete circumnavigations of the island of Iceland as well as expedition voyages to the east and west coast of Greenland and the Chilean fjords.
A large expedition team is on board on all Hurtigruten Expeditions trips. The teams are specially put together for each trip and destination. In addition, the expedition equipment on the ships will be increased. The company reports strong and sustained demand for all planned destinations. The booking numbers are at the pre-Corona level. The shipping company expects the positive booking trend for the current and the coming season to continue. The result: Due to the positive response and the many trips that have already been booked, Hurtigruten is expanding its range Hamburg- Departures.