Carnival Corporation & plc has announced the appointment of Paul Ludlow as Carnival UK president in addition to his leadership role for P&O Cruises.
P&O Cruises has reported its strongest Wave ever, with a record-breaking number of bookings made during the period. The most popular destination was the Norwegian fjords, with guests also choosing holidays in the Caribbean and the Western Mediterranean.
Guests sailing from Sydney on 1 October on a nine-night itinerary have been advised that they will now make history as New Caledonia reopens its maritime borders to cruise tourism.
Pacific Encounter, the latest addition to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet to continue the revival of Australia’s $5 billion a year cruise industry, today sailed into Sydney Harbour offering a salute to ‘hero tugs’ and other maritime champions that help keep our waters safe.
P&O Cruises has released a brand new behind-the-scenes video showcasing Mission Control, the first ever escape room experience at sea. Available exclusively on P&O Cruises newest ship Arvia which launches in December 2022, Mission Control is a unique immersive experience, combining an escape game with multimedia simulation and a live-action story.
P&O Cruises has announced dates for new performances by Gary Barlow on board Iona. The Take That star will appear on the Spain and Portugal cruise departing Southampton on 29 October and the Spain, Portugal and Canary Islands cruise departing Southampton on 12 November.
P&O Cruises has unveiled details of new ship Arvia’s impressive centrepiece – a stunning Grand Atrium with widescreen ocean views which will become the focus of entertainment.
When Arcadia sails to the Canary Islands on Sunday, it will mark P&O Cruises’ first full return to service since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic two years ago.
P&O Cruises Australia has announced the cancellation of its 2022 Auckland cruise season. The move comes in “the absence of an agreed restart plan for cruising in New Zealand,” the line said in a statement.