Quark Expeditions Featured in Frozen Planet Docu-Series

BBC and Discovery Channel Traveled with Quark to Antarctica for Polar Exploration

Jul 05, 2012, 13:55 ET from Quark Expeditions

WATERBURY, Vt., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar travel, will be featured in the Discovery en Espanol debut of the Discovery Channel and BBC co-production of "Frozen Planet."  The seven-part documentary series premieres July 8, 2012, at 8 p.m. ET/PT and highlights the Earth's Polar Regions, including amazing flora and fauna indigenous to these incredibly remote and desolate parts of the world. BBC and Discovery Channel production crews traveled with Quark to capture the stunning scenery featured in the series.  This Spanish version of the documentary is narrated by Mexican mountain climber Carlos Carsolio.

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"After more than two decades, Quark Expeditions continues to be the only travel company to exclusively offer expeditions to the Polar Regions," said Hans Lagerweij, president, Quark Expeditions. "As the leader in polar travel adventures, Quark was able to provide unparalleled access to these regions for BBC and Discovery Channel crews, as well as make our expert expedition staff available for their shoots."


Frozen Planet, a seven-part docu-series. Sequel to 2006's Planet Earth


Discovery en Espanol


Beginning Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. with the next five episodes airing Monday through Friday at 9 p.m. the same week.


Narrated by Mexican mountain climber Carlos Carsolio

*Consult your local television service provider to find out what channel

For viewers who want to experience Antarctica first hand, Quark Expeditions is currently offering a free airfare* promotion on all suites for the upcoming 2012-13 Antarctic departures. Bookings must be made by September 30, 2012.  (*some conditions apply)

For more information about travelling with Quark, or to book your journey of a lifetime, please contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser at 1-888-892-0171 or visit www.quarkexpeditions.com.

About Quark Expeditions
For over 20 years, Quark Expeditions has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel. With its diverse fleet of specially equipped vessels and seasoned expedition leaders, they offer travelers unparalleled access to the most remote regions on earth. In 2011, Quark was named a recipient of National Geographic Traveler's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" for the company's "Three Arctic Islands" voyage.

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