Hurtigruten Appoints Tom Kerss as Chief Aurora Chaser

In a "historic" move, Hurtigruten has appointed Tom Kerss, an esteemed Northern Lights astronomer, as the world's first Chief Aurora Chaser.

Kerss will act as an onboard expert on designated Hurtigruten voyages, offering insights into the Northern Lights phenomenon. Moreover, he will elevate the guest experience by leading digital talks, webinars and workshops, as well as organizing engaging and innovative guest-focused activities and events, thereby enriching their overall experience.

Hurtigruten is simultaneously extending the period covered by its unique Northern Lights Guarantee to commence in mid-September, aiming to inspire even more guests to witness this extraordinary phenomenon.

The partnership underscores Hurtigruten's commitment to providing experiences of the Northern Lights, reaffirming Norway as the ultimate destination to witness this natural phenomenon.

Kerss, a renowned and experienced expert in the field of astronomy and the Northern Lights, brings a wealth of expertise and passion to the role. "The Northern Lights is one of nature's most mesmerizing spectacles," said Kerss. "I am thrilled to partner with Hurtigruten to pioneer a truly unforgettable experience for their adventurous and knowledge-seeking guests. Together, we will not only witness the Northern Lights but also unravel the secrets and stories behind its beauty and nature."

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