Ponant’s Edie Rodriguez will host a gastronomy and wine cruise in partnership with Ducasse Conseil and Chateau Latour aboard L’Austral.
Distinguished shipboard lecturer Philip Hurst takes us through a brief history of cruising, landing on a cruise line most avid cruisers know little about, Ponant, based in France but reaching out to the world.
From á la carte adventures to all-inclusive luxury, what’s included on Antarctica cruises runs the gamut. What’s included on your cruise?
Our Antarctica 2019 pricing chart attempts to derive per diems indicating what you can expect to pay on your expedition cruise.
French luxury cruise company Ponant inaugurated Le Lapérouse this past Tuesday in the fishing port of Hafnarfjörður, near Reykjavik, Iceland.
Ponant’s Le Lapérouse, the first of the six explorers-class ships, is en route to Reykjavik, Iceland for the start of her maiden season.
Ponant is opening bookings for more than 23 departures sailing to Antarctica from November 2019 to March 2020. Five different itineraries, including one new sailing aboard four of its luxurious ships: L’Austral, Le Boréal, Le Lyrialand Le Soléal is on offer. Aboard limited-capacity vessels specially designed for expeditions, Ponant guests access the most remote parts… [Read More]
French luxury cruise brand Ponant has signed a contract for the construction of two additional expedition cruise vessels. The vessels will be identical to those ordered in 2016 and bringing the total number of ships for the Ponant Explorer Series to six. The first of new ships is expected in early summer. She will be… [Read More]