P&O Cruises to offer same sex weddings in Caribbean

P&O Cruises to offer same sex weddings in Caribbean

P&O Cruises has become the first British cruise line to be able to conduct same sex weddings at sea, with the first ceremony to be held in the Caribbean in January 2018.

This follows a recent Supreme Court ruling enabling same sex marriages in Bermuda, where all the ships in fleet (except Britannia) are registered.

Bookings are now open, with the first wedding to be held on Azura in the Caribbean in January 2018.

The wedding ceremony will be performed by the ship’s captain and the marriage license will be issued by Bermuda.

P&O Cruises senior vice president, Paul Ludlow, said: “I am delighted that following this much anticipated change in the legalities we are now the first British cruise line to be able to arrange same sex weddings on board.

“Weddings at sea are very romantic and getting married by the captain in the middle of the ocean is an unforgettable experience.”