Tagged: Ponant (Compagnie du Ponant)

Explore the Remote Northeast Passage with Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent. A&K Celebrates 30 Years of Luxury Expedition Cruising with New Voyages for 2021-22

Celebrating 30 Years of Luxury Expedition Cruising

Next year marks a significant milestone as luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent celebrates 30 years of expedition cruising. What was once an intrepid way to observe wildlife in remote destinations has since been transformed into a luxury adventure, offering an unprecedented level of comfort and access. (more…)



Ponant and Paul Gauguin Are Back In Cruise Service

Ponant (Logo)Ponant and Paul Gauguin resumed operations in July with eight ships setting sail from Iceland, Dalmatian Coast, the Arctic, France and French Polynesia. This includes the inaugural seasons for thew newest Ponant Explorer-class ships, Le Bellot and Le Jacques Cartier. All ships are operating under the company’s comprehensive health plan. (cruiseindustrynews.com)





Le Jacques Cartier Delivered to Ponant

Ponant has welcomed the sixth and final vessel in its Explorer class series: Le Jacques Cartier, which was delivered last week in Norway from VARD. On July 10, Ponant took delivery of Le Jacques Cartier successfully concluding the company’s series of a new generation of ships flying the French flag over just two years. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Ponant to Offer Cruises from France Starting in July

Le Dumont d'Urville (Courtesy Studio PONANT - Frédéric Michel)Ponant is offering cruises to the local market, sailing from French ports, starting in early July. The company is offering five different itineraries, with Le Dumont d’Urville sailing week long cruises from roundtrip Le Havre from July through September. There is scenic cruising on the Seine River along with zodiac tours in Étretat. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Le Commandant Charcot Heading to Norway

Ponant (Logo)Le Commandant Charcot, Ponant’s innovative hybrid icebreaker, is on its way to Norway for final outfitting. The 270-guest ship was met by three Boreal-class Ponant ships in the Strait of Gibraltar earlier this week for a photo opportunity. (cruiseindustrynews.com)



Ponant Reveals Inaugural Antarctic Sailings for Hybrid Expedition Cruise Ship

Fincantieri's subsidiary Vard Will Build The First Arctic LNG Cruise Vessel For Ponant  (Artist impression, Stirling Design Int.)Ponant has revealed the inaugural Antarctic sailings for its first-ever hybrid electric polar vessel, “Le Commandant Charcot”. Among the highlights of the ships 2021/22 winter season will be a visit to Peter Island, one of the least visited islands in the region, as well as tethered hot air balloon rides above Antarctica. (cruisecritic.com)

Fincantieri And Ponant Sign An Moa For The Construction Of 2 New-generation Cruise Ships for Paul Gauguin Cruises

Currently PG Cruises operates the Paul GauguinFincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA), worth about 300 million euro, for the construction and design of 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company PONANT, a subsidiary of Artemis Group (holding company of the Pinault family). The MoA also envisages an option for one further sistership. (more…)

Ponant releases two new cruise collections

Ponant (Logo)This collection represents a wish-list of 38 tempting voyages, departing between September 2020 and April 2021, that include evocative destinations such as the Caribbean, Belize, Grenadines, Martinique and Guatemala as well as exploration in the Sea of Cortez, Chilean fjords and the Amazon River. (etbtravelnews.global)



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