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Founding director of toucanmoon, Debra has many years’ experience in the travel industry and has held director-level positions in several high-profile international companies.

Heritage, Culture, History and People at the heart of a comprehensive ‘all Canadian’ experiential cruise program launch for Canada’s 150th Anniversary

London, 7 February 2017 – Canada’s 150th Anniversary draws travellers from around the world to discover Canada, with leading expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE). OOE is committed to develop and operate quintessential Canadian cruise itineraries and programming to commemorate the confederation of Canada.

One Ocean Expeditions 2017 ‘Canada 150’ program launch is timely as the world’s appreciation for the nation is at an all-time high. “We are extremely proud …

  • Posted: February 7, 2017
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Spitsbergen Arctic Adventure Cruises Are Less Than A Day Away

London, 17 January 2017:  With flying times from the UK to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard less than six hours away, and no long sea journeys involved, it is possible to experience the true majesty of the Arctic, just 500 miles from the North Pole, without having to travel to Canada, Alaska, Greenland or Russia.

Boasting stunning glaciers, spectacular fjords and scenic mountains, combined with a plethora of wildlife – including …

  • Posted: January 17, 2017
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Polar Hero’s final journey to the place he loved best of all

Nearly two years after Lt Col Henry Worsley died traversing Antarctica, his ashes will be taken to Grytviken, South Georgia, gateway to Antarctica, to be buried with his hero Sir Ernest Shackleton.  The 18-night voyage onboard the 96 passenger ice-strengthened vessel, One Ocean Navigator/Akademik Ioffe, will leave from Ushuaia, on the southern tip of Argentina, on the 30 November 2017 and will sail to South Georgia, via the Falkland Islands, …

  • Posted: January 16, 2017
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  • Posted: January 15, 2017
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Antarctic cruise specialist takes scientific education to a whole new level

London, 10 January 2017 – Canadian polar cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions, elevates the expedition cruise travel experience with an internationally acclaimed team of marine mammal experts conducting live scientific research on a voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula, 17-27 March 2017.

One Ocean Expeditions’ scientific team of cetacean experts includes world leading researcher, Dr. Ari S Friedlaender, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Fisheries & Wildlife Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University.  Dr. …

Give the gift of scientific education onboard One Ocean Expeditions’ Antarctic cruises

Canadian polar cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), elevates the expedition cruise travel experience well beyond tourism by enhancing its programs with innovative scientific, educational and exploration opportunities in the Antarctic. OOE’s 2017 Antarctic season voyages have a strong emphasis on science and education and include an impressive roster of world leading marine biologists, scientists and experienced staff.

The ‘Antarctic Peninsula Adventure’ (Feb 15-25 and Feb 25-March 7, 2017) and ‘Marine Mammals of …

  • Posted: December 11, 2016
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One Ocean Expeditions Puts Education at the Heart of its Antarctic Cruises

The latest collaboration between expedition cruise operator One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) provides three reasons for polar travellers heading for Antarctica to look forward to crossing the infamous Drake Passage: education, education and education.

OOE and the RCGS have teamed up to provide the best polar education program in the business, presented by world-renowned experts in the fields of wildlife, history, geology, photography and conservation. This unique …

  • Posted: November 29, 2016
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One Ocean Expeditions and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society Join Forces to make Exploring our World even Better

November 15th, 2016, Squamish, BC, Ottawa, ON, – One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), the proudly Canadian world leader in polar exploration, and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS), are embarking on a new journey together — as exclusive education, environmental science, and expedition partners in Canada’s north.  This historic partnership, the first of its kind, will expand both organizations’ capacity to promote education, scientific research, and social and economic development in …

  • Posted: November 15, 2016
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Aranui 5 Announces Onboard Credit on Selected 2017 Departures to French Polynesia

London, 7 November 2016:  Travelling around the most remote group of islands in French Polynesia on board a working cargo ship has become even more appealing, following the unusual announcement by Aranui 5 that it is offering a 300 euros per person onboard credit on selected 2017 departures.

The generous credit, which is available on all new bookings made before 31January 2017, for departures on 7and 25 March, and 13April 2017, …

  • Posted: November 6, 2016
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Early Booking Offers From Aranui 5 On Selected 2018 Departures To The Stunning Polynesian Marquesas Islands

London, 11 October 2016:  Early birds who are organised enough to book their 2018 holiday before the end of this year will benefit from a 10% discount on any of the first three 14-day cruises of the year on board Aranui 5 to the awe-inspiring Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia.

The passenger-cum-cargo ship departs from Papeete in Tahiti on 13th January, 1st February – a perfect Valentine’s trip – and 20th …

  • Posted: October 11, 2016
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