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The newly established travel wholesaler 50 Degrees North Pty Ltd launched with a glamorous and well attended evening at Denmark House in Melbourne CBD.

After a serve of ‘snapas’ and canapes Consul General for Norway, Tomm Paulsen cut the ribbon to unveil the 36 page 50 Degrees North brochure with a rich and fresh range of tours, voyages and expeditions specialising on the Nordic, Polar and Russian regions.

Present at the launch was also Consul General of Denmark, Jan Ravnholt, representatives for airlines Finnair, SAS, Thai and LAN, as well as Norwegian Coastal Voyage Company Hurtigruten and a number of travel agents.

Scandinavian founder and owner Tietse Stelma, accompanied by co-founder Jayde Kincaid bring new insight and expertise to the Australian wholesale market with travel offers to this exciting ‘last frontier’ of the world.

The product ranges from coastal voyages along the Norwegian coast onboard the Hurtigruten fleet; to tours, treks and adventures in Iceland, Greenland and the islands of the North Atlantic.

The fleet of expedition ships used for voyages in the Arctic includes the two masted schooner SV Noorderlicht, which in winter lies frozen in the Svalbard ice taking guest arriving on snow scooters and dogsleds. The 84-berth and ice strengthened MV Antarctic Dream voyages the North Atlantic Islands, around Spitsbergen, and along the Northeast Greenland Coast, as does the 114-berth former Dutch navy vessel MV Plancius.

Russia is covered from St Petersburg in the west to the volcanos of Kamchatka in the far-east. Product in Japan includes a combination culture & ski trip and a Real Food tour, while Mongolia is represented with an all encompassing Mongolian odyssey, a horse riding adventure and a camel trek in the near Gobi.

In addition, and in the footsteps of fellow Norwegian and polar explorer Roald Amundsen, the company has included voyages to the Antarctic, as well as a range of adventures and expeditions to the Antarctic Interior.

Interested travellers can get a free brochure by e-mailing info@fiftydegreesnorth.com.
Visit www.fiftydegreesnorth.com for more information.

About 50 Degrees North:
50 Degrees North Pty Ltd is a newly established wholesale travel operator specialising on the area north of the 50th parallel north, as well as Antarctica (50 degrees south). The company is fully licensed, and a full member of the Travel Compensation Fund.

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