Carol Marlow, the current Line President at Cunard, is set to replace Nigel Esdale as managing director at P&O Cruises. This is also good news for Esdale who is to be moving into a senior commercial role with their parent company Carnival UK as part of a wide range of management reshuffling.
The prospect of a summer of travel chaos has been raised a notch after several airlines, led by British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, have started refusing to check-in holidaymakers suspected of suffering from swine-flu like symptoms, unless they can provide a “fit to fly” note from their doctor.
Whale watching trips led by conservation experts have been scheduled on four special mini cruises with P&O Ferries this summer.
Motorists choosing P&O Ferries to cross the channel will receive a free entry pass to Disneyland Paris if they book their Dover-Calais ticket by 30th September.
Nearly 200 school children competed in the first Thanet Primary Schools Swimming Gala, sponsored by P&O Ferries.
Angry passengers onboard P&O’s Aurora have staged a revolt after mechanical problems led the luxury cruise vessel to visit only two ports in 22 days.Passengers, who each paid up to £40,000, described the round-the-world voyage as being in “prison” after P&O Cruises was forced to cut five stops due to engine failure, including three ports in New Zealand and two in French Polynesia.