Construction Begins on Britain’s Largest Cruise Ship

A ceremony marking the steel-cutting for the newest ship for P&O Cruises was held at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy. The largest ship ever built for P&O Cruises and for the British cruise market, the new 141,000 ton ship will be launched in spring 2015.
P&O Cruises managing director, Carol Marlow said:“The cutting… [Continue Reading]

‘Unparalleled adventures’ from P&O Cruises with 2014 world cruise programme

‘Unparalleled adventures’ from P&O Cruises with 2014 world cruise programme
• Shorter circumnavigation on Arcadia
• Adonia in depth exploration of Asia
• Ever popular Aurora world circumnavigation
P&O Cruises is offering three world cruises for 2014, collectively visiting 81 unique destinations in 41 different countries, covering 97,834 nautical miles. Arcadia and Aurora are both sailing full world… [Continue Reading]

Singing sensation Gareth Gates to star on weekend cruise

Pop Idol star and number one artist, Gareth Gates, will perform on a two night cruise on board P&O Cruises Oceana departing September 3, 2011.
Gareth will perform three shows in the 500-seat Footlights theatre on board. His performances will include his hit singles such as Spirit in the Sky, Anyone of Us, and his version… [Continue Reading]

Dame Shirley Bassey names Britain’s latest cruise ship

As Dame Shirley said the immortal words “I name this ship Adonia, may God bless her and all who sail in her” a magnum of Hush Heath Balfour rose British sparkling wine hit the hull of the ship in an explosion of pink bubbles.
Aided by master of ceremonies, actor and star of Downtown Abbey, Hugh… [Continue Reading]