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Ponant was established in 1988 by Philippe Videau, Jean-Emmanuel Sauvé, and other officers of the French Merchant Navy, and has since become a leader in a new style of luxury cruising promoting the art of sea travel around the world.
It operates all around the world and offers itineraries rich in encounters and discovery. Their fleet has 13 ships, each of them has its own personality in line with the company philosophy. Their team offers exceptional expeditions into the most remote places on Earth in a five-star environment. The travel experience will be as authentic as sophisticated. Thanks to these small capacity ships, Ponant can dock in private ports and offer stopovers in preserved locations. Onboard, the limited number of passengers means that everybody can enjoy special moments and feel as though they are on a private yacht.
Ponant also aims to become a world leader in the field of sustainable development within the cruising industry, with the environment and ethics being at the heart of the brand, both in the regions they visit and in its relationships within the company and with its partners.
Le Boreal is one of the most elegant expedition ships currently operating in Polar regions. It combines luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. It embodies Ponant’s signature and can carry up to 264 guests in 132 staterooms and suites. This magnificent yacht is a sister to the L’Austral and Le Soleal and offers a welcoming intimate atmosphere.
Le Soleal is one of the most elegant expedition ships currently operating in the Polar regions. It combines luxury, intimacy and wellbeing, and embodies Ponant’s signature of refinement, curiosity and authenticity. Le Soleal can carry up to 264 guests in 132 staterooms and suites. This magnificent yacht is a sister ship to L’Austral and Le Boreal and offers a welcoming intimate atmosphere.
Like all of Ponant's ships, Le Bellot, has been designed to provide absolute comfort for its passengers, even at the heart of some of the most remote and isolated regions on earth. A refined design, a softly muted and at the same time convivial ambience together with a deliberately restricted number of cabins all contribute to the modernity of Le Bellot, a unique ship in the world of cruising.
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