Friday, 10 May 2013

Ponant Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Compagnie du Ponant, the luxury yacht cruise company that specialises in off-the-beaten track voyages, is celebrating its 25th anniversary - with a special offer of 25% off on a selection of eight cruises in Asia, Mediterranean, the Great North, South America and Russia, and an exceptional series of celebrity guests throughout the year. 

The Anniversary Offer is valid for reservations made by May 25 for cruises on Le Boréal, L’Austral and new ship Le Soléal (each offering 132 staterooms and suites), and the three-masted Le Ponant (32 staterooms). Each of the vessels offer spacious suites, impeccable service and excellent food and wine, while their small size allows them to reach destinations larger ships cannot and also offer sailings in the company of experts and historians as guides and lecturers who are passionate about their subjects.

An experienced bilingual crew, attentive service and exceptional itineraries in elegant surroundings are Ponant’s other key selling points, with a modern and innovative fleet that has been sailing the world’s oceans for 25 years. To mark the occasion, various events and offers have been organised throughout the year: 

25 Years - 25% Off selected cruises

A 25% discount on a selection of cruises, giving opportunities to discover the company’s yacht-style cruising philosophy – with exceptional destinations and moorings inaccessible to larger ships and Ponant's distinctive gourmet cuisine and service. 

Treasures of the world by sea
Discover the new “Ponant Discovery” extensions, new itineraries in the Arctic (where Le Soleal will cross the famous North West Passage this summer), South America and Asia. These offer guests the perfect opportunity to delve deeper into the culture and treasures of countries, visiting the likes of the Atacama Desert, Iguazu Falls, Machu Picchu, Easter Island and Galapagos (above), among many dream destinations now accessible on these “cruise-voyages”.

Special guests 
Throughout the year, Ponant will feature some outstanding celebrity lecturers and expedition leaders, including famous opera singer, Ruggiero Raimondi; ex-government minister and philosopher, Luc Ferry; poet, writer and musicologist, Alain Duault; child psychiatrist, Marcel Rufo; singer and song writer, Hugues Auffray; comedian, actor and singer, Michel Leeb; jazz violinist, Didier Lockwood; Breton singer and harpist, Cécile Corbel; the troupe from the musical Mamma Mia; soprano and actress, Inva Mula, and many other surprises. 

For bookings, be sure to follow this link to our sponsors, The Cruise Line, the UK's leading luxury cruise specialists.