Category Archives: South America

Skiing at Chiriguano Bay, Brabant Island, Antarctica (photo: FTO/Tony Crocker)

Antarctic Cruise Belongs on Any Skier’s Bucket List

Ushuaia, Argentina - Antarctica is one of tourism’s final frontiers.  The first tourist cruise to the frozen continent took place in 1969 but tourism remained rare there until the 1990’s.  Nearly 7,000 tourists landed in Antarctica in 1992-93, growing to 13,900 in 1999-2000 and peaking at 33,000 in 2007-08, although economic conditions have limited tourist landings […]