The Compagnie du Ponant is a French cruise line. The company is owned by CMA CGM Group, which is a major player in the container shipping industry. Established in 1988, this company is focusing on providing a high quality of service to guests on the company's yachts.
Discretion and elegance is the order of the day on Ponant vessels. Guests are served by a fully bilingual crew and no detail is overlooked.
The company has the following yachts in its fleet:
Ponant offers cruises to these destinations:
Travelers can choose to embark on cruises ranging from seven to 14 days. This company also offers special cruises based on the following themes:
Compagnie du Ponant's "Magic of the Ice in Greenland" cruise is a family cruise. Guests will be able to see seagulls, whales and seals and naturalists will be on board to share their knowledge.
An optional package for children is available on this cruise. Activities are offered for children in the 4-6, 7-11 and 12-17 age groups, including:
The children will also spend time with a naturalist to learn about the plants and animals that are native to Greenland.
The crew on board Ponant's yachts strive to create a welcoming atmosphere for their guests. Once on board, they can look forward to gourmet meals that include foods prepared in the French manner, as well as dishes influenced by the ports of call that are part of the cruise. The atmosphere is elegant and refined, and very French.
The Compagnie du Ponant is a large corporation employing people for many different types of shipboard positions. The company accepts applications from international applicants for available positions and uses an outside agency to hire staff members.
This is just a sampling of positions for which Ponant may recruit at any given time.