News editor Johanna Jainchill spoke with Navin Sawhney, Ponant's CEO of the Americas, about the lessons the rest of the cruise industry could learn from Ponant. It builds confidence to resume cruising in other parts of the world such as Seychelles, Emirates, the Caribbean. to exotic ports in French Polynesia and the South Pacific. In her role as the new PONANT Americas Brand Chairman and Corporate Special Advisor, Edie Rodriguez has been hired to represent PONANT Americas and help to increase brand awareness and sales growth, as well as working with PONANT's corporate headquarter teams on several new projects. “This agreement for two additional ships allows us to develop PAUL GAUGUIN brand acquired a few weeks … A fleet of small luxury French-flagged ships is what Ponant brings to the table, with four 260-guest Boreal-class ships, six 180-gest Explorer-class vessels, a 62-passenger luxury yacht and the upcoming Le Commandant Charcot. Leading luxury expedition cruise line Ponant has acquired Paul Gauguin Cruises, which is well-known for offering specialist sailings to exotic ports in French Polynesia and the South Pacific. Ponant has also changed its cancellation policy for new bookings for 2020, 2021, and 2022—it will allow guests to cancel sailings up to 90 days after confirmation and receive a … “The one thing we all stand out for is true resilience and this industry is built on that,” said Navin Sawhney, CEO of the Americas for Ponant, speaking during a press conference on Tuesday. In the Caribbean, we hope to start our season in November out of Fort-de-France, Martinique.
Navin Sawhney, as CEO of PONANT Americas, is responsible for company P&L, strategy definition and implementation.