Paul Gauguin Cruises joins CLIA Australasia

Paul Gauguin Cruises, which was bought by Ponant from Pacific Beachcomber last year, has joined its parent company in becoming a member of Cruise Lines International Association Australasia.

Purpose-built in 1997

Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the 332-passenger Paul Gauguin, purpose-built in 1997 for cruising French Polynesia by Radisson (now Regent) Seven Seas Cruises.

It has joined CLIA Australasia as a regional cruise line.

Sign of confidence

CLIA Australasia MD Joel Katz said the addition of Paul Gauguin Cruises as a regional member was a sign of long-term confidence and resilience in the cruise industry.

‘Paul Gauguin Cruises joins CLIA at a time when our role has never been more important and we are delighted to have their expertise and support as we lay new foundations for cruising’s future,’ Katz said.