Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) is a voluntary cooperative organization of cruise lines largely working in the European arctic, including Greenland and Svalbard. AECO establishes guidelines for its members that cover passenger safety, environmental protection issues and ethical interactions with indigenous populations.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. LuĘck, Michael; Maher, Patrick Timothy; Stewart, Emma Julie (2010). Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions: Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability?. Earthscan. pp. 143–. ISBN 9781849776394. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  2. Hill, Jennifer; Gale, Tim (2012-11-28). Ecotourism and Environmental Sustainability: Principles and Practice. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. pp. 101–. ISBN 9781409488194. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  3. Woodard, Colin (December 2, 2007). "Are polar cruises safe? Not all ships are equal". Seattle Times. Retrieved 12 June 2013.

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