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Ponant adds vaccination mandate to cruise protocols

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Hervé Bellaiche said 94% of Ponant's customers 'told us that they would like to go back to sea with us, if everyone on board is vaccinated'
Ponant is adding a COVID-19 vaccination mandate to its health safety protocols.

'Today, vaccination opens up new opportunities and allows us to calmly plan the resumption of our business. Our passengers' trust in our company is vital too; 94% of them told us that they would like to go back to sea with us, if everyone on board is vaccinated,' Hervé Bellaiche, EVP sales and marketing, said in a message to travel partners.

'That's why we decided to strengthen our protocol for access to our ships. As soon as our cruises resume, guests who come aboard will have to be vaccinated against COVID-19.'

Bellaiche added that Ponant looks forward to welcoming travelers on board again soon.

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