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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.

Throw Caution to the Wind and Take an Exclusive UK Coastal Voyage On Board THV Patricia … Destination Unknown!

Discerning travellers who are looking for a UK coastal trip with a difference, are being offered an exclusive opportunity to experience a voyage on board THV Patricia, the flagship of Trinity House, which services and maintains navigational buoys, light vessels and offshore lighthouses around England, Wales and the Channel Islands, as well as dealing with maritime emergencies and wrecks.

High quality accommodation on board is provided for up to 12 passengers …

  • Posted: March 17, 2015
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Sail Away

A fantastic article from Woman’s World about the amazing options that cruises now offer – from luxe to classic, our client One Ocean Expeditions’ speciality; adventure and even a working cruise aboard the Aranui!

Come take a look (pages 196 to 201)

  • Posted: March 15, 2015
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Increasing popularity of Northwest Passage Cruises with One Ocean Expeditions

Canadian polar expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions, is a leader when it comes to navigating the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. Their successful involvement in the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition searching for Franklin’s long lost vessel, HMS Erebus, highlights their knowledge and expertise in these icy northern waters. This expertise together with decades of knowledge provides a solid base for One Ocean Expeditions voyages into both the High …

  • Posted: March 2, 2015
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One Ocean Expeditions private view of the Lines in the Ice exhibition at London’s British Library

Travel writers and representatives from associations such as Scott Polar Research Institute, RSPB, South Georgia Heritage Trust and IAATO enjoyed a couple of hours wandering around the exhibits with curator, Phil Hatfield, whose enthusiasm for the Arctic is infectious.

A good evening was had by all during One Ocean Expeditions private view held at the Lines in the Ice exhibition at …

  • Posted: February 27, 2015
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Canada’s Atlantic Provinces Reinvented

Canada’s Atlantic Provinces Reinvented With One Ocean Expeditions’ New Family-Friendly Wildlife Adventure Cruise – 7-16 July 2015

Polar cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions, is introducing a new 10-day trip in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, steering well clear of the region’s more traditional routes in order to highlight the Maritimes’ otherwise inaccessible out ports and islands. What’s more, the new East Coast Wildlife Safari, which launches in July, features some exciting …

  • Posted: February 3, 2015
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Aranui Cruises Waives 50% Fee on Standard Cabin Bookings for Solo Travellers

Aranui 3, French Polynesia’s renowned passenger­-freighter ship, has waived the 50% supplement fee for single passengers on new reservations for the standard cabin only on select voyages during its “Exclusive Aranui Singles Promotion.” With this promotion, independent travellers looking to embark on their next adventure can book a standard cabin on a number of Aranui’s 14­-day voyages at £3250 (including taxes) a saving of almost £1670. Subject to availability.

Travel dates …

  • Posted: December 9, 2014
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20 November 2014 – Aranui Cruises, operator of the Aranui 3 mixed passenger-freighter vessel, is celebrating 30 years as the world’s only soft adventure cruise provider to sail the virtually untouched, lush Marquesas Islands and fully immerse travellers in the culture of French Polynesia.

This month will mark the 30th anniversary of the company’s first historic passenger-freighter voyage, which departed from Papeete, Tahiti in 1984, bound for the northern Tahitian archipelagos, …

  • Posted: November 20, 2014
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VENUE: The British Library
DATES: 14th November 2014 to 29th March 2015

LONDON, NOVEMBER 2014: Lines in the Ice is a new and fascinating exhibition due to open at The British Library on Friday 14th November, which examines why Europeans are drawn to explore the Arctic, in particular, the Northwest Passage.

Coincidentally, the event follows close on the heels of the …

  • Posted: November 11, 2014
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Great Motorcycle Tours of Europe

Toucanmoon’s Colette Coleman recently published her second motorcycle guidebook Great Motorcycle Tours of Europe (Quercus), which follows on from her 2008 guide Great Motorcycle Journeys of The World, now on its 4th edition.

Great Motorcycle Tours of Europe is a full colour hardback book packed with stunning photography and practical information. It is the perfect introduction to some of the most inspiring motorcycle routes in Europe taking riders on a journey …

  • Posted: November 5, 2014
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Travmedia IMM at the Marriott, Grosvenor Square

Debra was at Travmedia IMM on friday. In the Marriott, Grosvenor Square. Great quality of journalists this time.

There was much interest in One Ocean Expedition’s involvement in this summer’s find of Franklin’s HMS Erebus in the Canadian Arctic. Also for One Ocean Expedition’s new fly/cruise program operating in and out of Punta Arenas starting from November 2015.

The fact that guests will have even longer to experience the Antarctic Peninsula as …

  • Posted: November 2, 2014
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