Hurtigruten, launched its 2018/ 2019 program in Singapore at a consumer event hosted by its GSA, Scenic Travel. Sailings depart from Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Svalbard, Arctic Canada and the Northwest Passage, as well as to Antarctica and along both coasts of South America.
William Harber, Hurtigruten’s president for China & Asia-Pacific, notes, “Expedition cruising is one of the fastest growing segments in travel and Singaporeans are increasingly interested in adventures to new, breath taking destinations. We’re excited to work with Scenic Travel to reach consumers who seek interactions with nature and wildlife that’s bigger than themselves to put life into perspective.”
Scenic Travel’s managing director, Brendan Leong, added, “It is vital to choose a reliable cruise company for an experience in some of the most remote destinations in the world. We are very excited to work with Hurtigruten, a long-time expert in the market to ensure an unforgettable expedition cruise for our clients.”
Travelers from Southeast Asia have by now visited many of the must-see destinations in Asia, Europe, and North America and are looking for new places to explore, both as a status symbol and as a fresh and exciting experience.