#Culture vs Nature

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ABC Charter winter boat tour

Arctic Boat Charter - ABC

Charter boat trips with Arctic Boat Charter in Nuuk is synonymous with safe, comfortable, and high-speed boat trips along Greenland’s coasts.
Testing kayaking skills at the museum in Tasiilaq in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Ammassalik Museum

Ammassalik Museum in Tasiilaq in East Greenland can be found in the town's first church, which lies close to the harbour.
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Asimut Tours and Camp

Asimut Tours & Camp offers a wealth of experience when it comes to tours, fishing and hunting.
Tiny dog sleds in the huge East Greenland landscapes between Tasiilaq and Sermilik

Dines Tours

Dines Tours is a small adventure travel tour provider based in Tasiilaq and the company organises dogsled trips, hiking, kayaking, animal safaris, and more.
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IceCap Tours

IceCap Tours is located in the heart of Ilulissat in a building, which also houses a tourist office, café, microbrewery and discotheque.
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KangNu Running Race

The KangNu race is a big cross country race which is held in the area of Nuuk.
The collection's main room. Photo by Kulusuk Museum

Kulusuk Museum

Kulusuk Museum is a privately owned and run by Justine Boassen, born and raised in Kulusuk.
Hunter aiming with hunting rifle in Greenland. Photo by Major Hunting

Major Hunting

The two owners of Major Hunting are fishermen and authorised trophy hunters. They both have a passion for hunting, fishing and sailing.
Evening light over the museum and old town parts of Nanortalik in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Nanortalik Museum

Nanortalik Museum is beautifully situated in the old colonial port area as an open air museum, covering almost all buildings in the area.
Narsarsuaq in South Greenland at sunset. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Narsarsuaq Museum

Narsarsuaq Museum was founded in 1991 and tells the story of the period as the American Blue-West One base from 1941.
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The National Museum of Greenland

Greenland National Museum in Nuuk has exhibitions that cover all of Greenland’s history during 4.500 years. 
Guests visiting Qasgiannguit Museum in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Qasigiannguit Museum

Qasigiannguit Museum is a local cultural historical museum. The museum was officially opened in conjunction with the town's 250th anniversary in 1984.
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Upernavik Museum

In Upernavik's old quarter you'll find the world's northernmost open-air museum.
Landscape and local houses near the village of Tasiusaq. Photo by Mads Pihl, Visit Greenland

Tasiusaq Kayak Hostel

The hostel is situated in the little settlement of Tasiusaq which overlooks the extraordinarily beautiful Tasermiut fjord.
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Siggi Tours

Siggi Tours has a boat called Uiloq, which sails in the area around Ammassalik. The company also organises a whole range of tours, including dog sledding trips in the winter.
View of Hotel Nattoralik, where Restaurant Nanoq is located. Photo by Hotel Nattoralik

Restaurant Nanoq

At the Restaurant Nanoq you can enjoy a delicious meal in relaxing surroundings with a delightful fireplace and spectacular views over the town and archipelago.
Dried fish on rack with Restaurant H8 Explorer in background in the Greenlandic Summer. Photo by Restaurant H8 Explorer

Restaurant H8 Explorer

Restaurant H8 Explorer accommodates guests for whom a cosy authentic Greenlandic experience is worth more than the mod cons most of us take for granted.
A climber plays around in the boulders, West Side Of Kulusuk island. Photo by Chris Brin Lee Jr. - Visit Greenland

Icelandic Mountain Guides

From their expedition & ski lodge in East Greenland, Greenland Mountain Guides specialises in Greenland ski touring and mountaineering expeditions, icecap crossings, wilderness treks and traditional dogsled trips.

Sillisit Hostel

The hostel Sillisit and the cabins are located on a sheep farm with good hiking possibilities. But you can also start by boat from the international airport in Narsarsuaq. The tour lasts 15-30 minutes.
Landscape photo of arctic hare riffle and backpack with sunset. Visit Greenland

Hunter's Eye South Greenland

Hunter’s Eye in South Greenland is a small local company based in Qaqortoq. Local Greenlandic hunters, who strive to use every part of the animals caught.
Whale spotted at Diskobugten, North Greenland. Photo by Paul Souders, Visit Greenland

Whale Tours

Go on a sailing trip from Ilulissat at the bottom of Disko Bay where you get all chances of seeing whales in the water end even between the giant icebergs.
Man holding an arctic char close to the beach. Photo by West Greenland Wildlife - Visit Greenland

West Greenland Wildlife

As a locally-based tour operator, at West Greenland Wildlife we specialise in fishing and adventure trips at the Polar Circle in western Greenland.
Two men enjoying the sunrise in the Icefjord in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

Greenland Escape

The perfect partner for travel agents, organizations, VIPs, yachts, cruise ships and executives coming to Greenland. High level service throughout Greenland.

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How to get tourism business to Greenland

You have a tourist product that you think could be a winner, and you want to get it out there to as many potential clients as possible. But how do clients actually find and book your product?
A passenger boat in the sunset near the icebergs of Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

How to use UNESCO sites in storytelling for tourism

Partnerships are extremely important when creating tourism value through UNESCO sites. Making sure that the narrative comes from local voices with ownership and pride.
Boarding an Air Greenland flight at Kangerlussuaq International Airport. By Petter Cohen, Xtravel

New From Air Greenland: See a lot in a short time

Read here how the Arctic Highlights round tour is a fabulous answer to questions you never knew you had
Hiker on top of Nasaasaaq - Arctic Circle Trail option. Photo by Lisa Germany

19 tourism trends for 2019

If you’re working with tourism in Greenland, it’s worth knowing the points which will come to shape 2019 and beyond.
Traveler writes in his adventure log from the comfort of his bed at Inuk Hostels in Nuuk overlooking Nuuk Fjord and Sermitsiaq mountain. By Raven Eye Photography

Email: The Rule of Twos

Two minutes & two hours & two days. These are a few key deadlines when it comes to answering emails. How fast are you?
A view over parts of Igaliku on a summer day in South Greenland. Photo by David Trood 2

Hurry Up and Come to Greenland – But Stay Here Slowly

In continuation of a previous article 'Greenland as a slow adventure destination', Visit Greenland now picks up the thread to provide additional information and knowledge about the concept of ”slow tourism”
Young guests at Eqi Glacier Lodge in North Greenland. By Mads Pihl

10 forgotten facts and missed USP's about Greenland

This article focuses on useful selling points and product opportunities regarding forgotten facts and missed useful selling points regarding tourism in Greenland.
Souvenir shopping at the Destination East Greenland office in Tasiilaq. By Mads Pihl

Be Sustainable - Buy Local

The sustainable tourism in Greenland is buying local services and goods. Read this article where we tell you how to find a full list of Greenlandic tour providers so you can work directly with the locals
Food roasting over a fire in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

4 Things to tell Your Guests about Food in Greenland

Here are a few tips and tidbits, in no particular order, that might come in handy when preparing your guests for their trip of a lifetime!

Update from South Greenland

The latest news and updates from Visit South Greenland.
View of Nipisat Island. Photo by Per Arnesen - Visit Greenland

AECO’s Site-specific Guidelines and Greenland

We hear a lot about ‘guidelines’ in relation to Arctic tourism, and it can be difficult to stay on top of what each of them mean, where they are implemented and how they affect you as a member of the tourism industry.
Marathon runners at the Leif den Lykkeliges Marathon in Qassiarsuk in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Run your way through South Greenland

Marathons, terrain runs and adventure races in South Greenland. Yeah, we have a few of those down here!
A winter sunrise over Tasiilaq in East Greenland

News from East Greenland

East Greenland is a 5-star nature experience, says Lars Peter Anker Møller, owner of Arctic Dream.
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Fall safely to sleep to the whispers of Greenland

Tackle the anxieties of Coronasomnia with a new relaxing ASMR video from Greenland

The Icefjord Centre will strengthen tourism in Ilulissat

Kangiata Illorsua - the Icefjord Centre in Ilulissat - will soon welcome visitors inside. This new visitor centre will attract more tourists to the area.
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Extreme E creates Extreme potential

Magnificent nature and the majestic Russell Glacier create the frame for the sustainable answer to Formula 1, Extreme E, which will be held in Kangerlussuaq in August.

Paving new futures with the Arctic Circle Road

A new independent Global Oxford Project report cites that there is a sound business case for the proposal of a future 170 kilometre gravel Arctic Circle Road connecting Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut.
Dogsledding Musher Twins. Photo - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland

The Journey

Greenland is embarking on a journey, somewhat forced by the rapid changes in the climate, somewhat voluntarily in the way we choose to adapt. We are inviting the upcoming leaders in sustainable tourism to join us. To come with us on this journey through time – and to a place like no other.
Three hikers in the mountains near Qernertivartivit not far from Kulusuk in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

What is sustainable tourism in Greenland?

Liz Cooper, Industrial PhD Candidate at Visit Greenland, takes us through her first piece of research and presents 4 key points of debate, and 8 priorities for sustainable tourism development in Greenland.

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PGI Greenland kayakers paddling past Oqaatsut in the Disko Bay in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

What is adventure travel in Greenland?

What is Adventure Travel in Greenland? How Visit Greenland works with it?
A coffee break in Oqaatsut while on a dog sledding trip in the Ilulissat area in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Adventure Segments in Greenland

Visit Greenland's work with mapping and segmentation of tourists in Greenland is closely related to the definitions of adventure by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, and in this article we will explore how the two models are connected.
Greenland Outdoors owner and kayaking guide Jens-Pavia Brandt in his right element near Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Adventure in Practice - Greenland Outdoors

Jens-Pavia Brandt’s company Greenland Outdoors specialises in combining kayaking, wildlife tours, storytelling, and hiking in the backcountry around Kangerlussuaq.
Two people kayaking next to large icebergs in crystal clear water. Photo by Arctic Dream

Adventure in Practice - Travellodge Greenland

Travellodge Greenland in East Greenland has created strong adventure tourism products. It is now a growing business based on local knowledge, passion and a desire to make a difference in the local community.

Human resources and adventure

Professional guides are one of a tour operator’s main assets. The guides must have specialised knowledge that can inspire and help the company’s clients in a way that is safe and responsible.

Adventure Travel Trade Association

Read how Visit Greenland uses the global Adventure Travel Trade Association network work with adventure tourism industry in Greenland.
Hiker standing on volcanic rooks on Disko Island in North Greenland looking at northern lights dancing over the ocean. Photo by Paul Zizka

Media database

Our Libris by Photoshelter database is a collection of high-quality images that are available as free downloads for licensed use based on licenses associated with each photo.
A snowmobiler doing a wheelie near SIsimiut in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Adventure in Greenland

Check our series of 9 articles about adventure travel in theory and practice, where we paint a portrait of contemporary tourism in Greenland.