The new frontier of green luxury? The trip to the Poles with the hybrid ship

Le Commandant Charcot, this is the name of the icebreaker that promises to revolutionize the concept of sustainable tourism.

Marketed by Gioco Viaggi, it is a hybrid icebreaker, specifically designed for exploration of the Poles.

The majestic ship will be used for the cruise routes of the French company Ponant.

The new hybrid ship for the Poles: characteristics

It is a hybrid electric powered ship, powered by liquefied natural gas.

Le Commandant Charcot is a true concentrate of cutting-edge technologies, with high standards of safety and eco-compatibility.

A true symbol of green tourism and the potential of research and technology united in the common purpose of safeguarding the environment.

The ship will be used for polar routes from April to October 2022.

Luxury on board

A splendid 430 square meter wellness lounge is ready to take care of the lucky guests, thanks to the sumptuous heated indoor pool and counter-current swimming, illuminated by a spectacular skylight.

There is no shortage of sauna and Detox Bar.

And again, the outdoor area with the Blue Lagoon swimming pool, with a temperature ranging from 27 to 37 ° C, overlooking the Lagoon Bar and heated using the energy recycled from the ship.

On deck 5, space for live music, the tea room and the bar; there is no lack of theater and even a boutique for the wildest shopping.

The restaurants, both of the highest level with French and international cuisine, are two and offer the dishes of chef Alain Ducasse.

Each cabin or suite has a balcony; the Duplex Suites and the Owner’s Suite have a terrace for personal use.

The Owner’s Suites, Duplex Suites, Privilege Suites and Grand Prestige Suites have an exclusive concierge and butler service and can also take advantage of priority boarding.

Serena Poma
Serena Poma
A journalist ever since, I love turning the world's events into sentences and lines that can take readers "inside the news", leading them to explore the current happenings with me through my articles. My professional background has allowed me to gain insights into the encounter of two apparently incompatible worlds: luxury and sustainability. Guiding businesses in this direction as a communication manager and event organizer has made me aware that, now more than ever, it is by respecting ourselves and our planet's resources that we should start to create real value.

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