Arcadia Returns To Service After Refit

P&O Cruises welcomes Arcadia back to the fleet in time for Christmas following a multi-million pound refurbishment. Completed over 3 weeks in Bremerhaven, the extensive refit saw an entire stem-to-stern refresh of the ship’s accommodation, dining and entertainment facilities while upholding the line’s commitment to a consistent decor standard across the fleet.   24 new cabins … Continue reading

3 World Cruises From P&O Cruises In 2014

P&O Cruises has unveiled its 2014 cruise offering, which will feature 3 world cruises collectively visiting 81 unique destinations in 41 different countries. Sailing roundtrip from Southampton, Arcadia and Aurora will conduct full circumnavigations while Adonia will explore Asia with a port-rich itinerary.   Arcadia At 92 nights, Arcadia’s cruise is shorter than many other … Continue reading

P&O Fleet Gathers For Grand Event

P&O Cruises celebrated its 175th anniversary in style yesterday with a gathering of its entire fleet of 7 ships in their homeport of Southampton for the very first time. Dubbed the “Grand Event”, the stunning display was attended by Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, ballerina Darcey Bussell, dignitaries and passengers.   Despite inclement weather … Continue reading

P&O Cruises Welcomes Adonia To Fleet

P&O Cruises has welcomed the latest addition to its fleet, Adonia, in a glittering naming ceremony at Southampton’s Mayflower Cruise Terminal today. Her godmother, Dame Shirley Bassey, pressed a diamond-shaped button to launch a bottle of Balfour Brut Rose sparkling wine to officially christen the ship, witnessed by more than 500 VIP guests and company executives. Hosted … Continue reading

Carnival Spirit Heading To Australia In 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that it will base the 88,500-GRT Carnival Spirit year round in Australia from October 2012, when the ship repositions to homeport in Sydney. The move represents the first time that the Miami-based line is venturing into Australian waters and is a reflection of the growing confidence in cruising there.   … Continue reading