Cruise Wrap: MSC reveals new health and safety protocol, PONANT to resume Arctic expeditions + MORE
Do your clients want to get as far away from their home offices as humanly possible? Perhaps a jaunt to the Arctic will suffice?
COVID-19 case confirmed on board Paul Gauguin ship
The ship was travelling between Bora Bora and the Rangiroa island when a passenger from the US tested positive for the virus.
Cruise Wrap: CDC extends No Sail Order, Ponant’s new agent portal + MORE
Confused about the state of cruising? This wrap won’t shed much light, but it does contain some spectacular pics for you to live vicariously through.
Ponant’s Monique Ponfoort to lead Aurora Expeditions
A novelty-sized leaving card for Monique Ponfoort has started doing the rounds at Ponant HQ off the back of this announcement.
Cruise Wrap: PONANT and Norwegian’s new agent programs, Celebrity wins top wine awards + MORE
We are particularly excited about this week’s Cruise Wrap, not only because it mentions wine, but there are lots of pretty pictures too.
Cruise Wrap: A-ROSA restarts all river cruises, PONANT’s ‘close-to-home’ voyage + MORE
Toot toot! That’s the sound of this week’s Cruise Wrap pulling into the harbour with some fresh updates! Or maybe our deputy editor has just gone mad.
Cruise Wrap: Hurtigruten’s return to sailing, Creative Cruising’s white-label offer + MORE
Grab a cocktail put on your favourite Hawaiian shirt, because your Wednesday is about to get a whole lot more cruise-y with this wrap.
Cruise Wrap: CLIA’s Dubrovnik partnership pays off, Princess extends pause + MORE
Hop on board this week’s cruise news extravaganza! And by hop on board, we mean quietly read this post, preferably in the comfort of your home office.
Cruise Wrap: CLIA offers training to non-members, more lines extend pause in operations + MORE
Travel Weekly staff dread Cruise Wrap days because they usually result in our deputy editor singing Enya’s “Orinoco Flow”, until we lock her in a cupboard.
Small-ship luxury expedition cruising set for “strong comeback”: Ponant APAC boss
by Huntley Mitchell
We caught up with Ponant’s Monique Ponfoort (while maintaining a 1.5m gap, of course) to find out how the cruise line is coping amid all this corona-craziness and how she expects the sector to bounce back.
Cruise Wrap: PONANT’s new training module, Evergreen’s red-hot offers + MORE
If this week’s Cruise Wrap is anything to go by, the sector is pushing for its return in a big way, rewarding agents in the process.
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