Posts Tagged ‘P&O Cruises Australia’

P&O Cruises Australia appoints new head of sales and marketing

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Cruises has announced the appointment of Ryan Taibel to Vice President Sales and Marketing Australia and New Zealand as the brand continues to expand its modern cruise holiday offering and grow the new-to-cruise segment. (

P&O Cruises Australia plans “more efficient assets”

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Cruisess Australia, the Sydney based contemporary market unit in the Carnival Corporation & plc group, plans to replace its existing fleet of five ships, all of which were built in the 1990s to other brands, with more modern tonnage over time. (

Golden Princess to Transfer to P&O Australia, Splendor Staying with Carnival

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The Golden Princess. (Photo Francisco Camino)Carnival Corporation announced that the Golden Princess will transfer from Princess Cruises, joining P&O Cruises Australia in 2020. The 2,600-passenger ship will also introduce the Ocean Medallion technology to the Australian market. Meanwhile, the Carnival Splendor, which was set to transfer to P&O Australia in late 2019, will stay with the Carnival Cruise Line brand. (

Trimline transforms trio of vessels for P&O Cruises Australia

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Marine interior specialist Trimline’s dedication to quality craftsmanship has resulted in it transforming a trio of vessels for P&O Cruises Australia.

P&O Australia Launches ‘Something for Everyone’ Campaign

Monday, September 4th, 2017

P&O Cruises Australia has revealed Pacific Explorer’s hottest onboard activities in a new ad campaign featuring Australian comedian Dave Hughes, according to a statement. The popular comedian appears in a surprising twist at the end of P&O’s new television commercial which features cruise holiday-goers sampling the ship’s many features. (

Cruise to Melbourne for the Australian Open 2018 on board The Pacific Eden

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

The Pacific Eden (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)Arrive to the Australian Open in Melbourne in style next year, with a special five-night tennis cruise package now available from cruise holiday specialist from only $899 per person twin share. (

Cruise Ship’s Damaged Windows Replaced After Wild Weekend in Australia

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Pacific Explorer had three windows repaired in Sydney on Saturday after sailing for a week with storm shutters in two restaurants. A P&O Cruises spokesperson confirmed that one window in Waterfront on Deck 5 and two in Angelo’s on Deck 6 were damaged last weekend when the ship encountered “higher than forecast swells” after departing Sydney on Saturday 19 August. (

P&O Cruises’ into a Record Cairns Season

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

The Pacific Eden (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)P&O Cruises’ newly refurbished ship, Pacific Eden, arrived in Cairns today to start a record three month home-ported cruise season. (more…)

Pacific Eden Picks Up New Livery

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

The Pacific Eden is ready to re-enter service for P&O Australia following a drydocking at a shipyard in Southeast Asia. The ship is sporting the line’s new trademark Southern Cross livery. (

Earth Moving Contractor with a ‘Photo Wizard’ Eye on a P&O Cruises’ Assignment to Capture the South Pacific

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

In his day job, Greg Barnett runs a successful earth moving business in Brisbane but his passion for photography has led to a special P&O Cruises’ photographic assignment in the South Pacific.

P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden’s Entertainment Takes Centre Stage

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The spotlight will shine on P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden this month when she emerges from a multi-million dollar dry dock with two newly refurbished entertainment venues. (

P&O Cruises Australia Announces it will Sail to Melbourne for 2018 State of Origin

Friday, July 28th, 2017

P&O Cruises has announced it will sail to Melbourne for next year’s opening State of Origin blockbuster as part of its line-up of cruises to major Australian sporting events. The first game of the 2018 Holden State of Origin series is expected to be played to a sell-out crowd at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground next June. (

Kids Movie Nights, Nickelodeon TV and Nick Jr TV Added to All P&O Australia Cruise Ships

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Kids on P&O Australia cruises can now enjoy Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. television channels as well as a Nickelodeon movie night. The new Nickelodeon channel will include shows such as Sam & Cat, Victorious, The Thundermans and The Loud House. (

Dora the Explorer Christens P&O’s Pacific Explorer Cruise Ship in Sydney

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Dora the Explorer named P&O’s latest addition to the fleet by breaking a giant bottle piñata in front of 120 kids and her Nickelodeon friends including SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Skye from PAW Patrol. (

P&O Cruises Australia revealing Dora the Explorer as Godmother of latest ship

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

One of the world’s most loved adventurers, Dora the Explorer, is exploring new territory as the first Nickelodeon character to be crowned Godmother of a cruise ship, P&O’s Pacific Explorer. Pacific Explorer is set to have the ‘slime of her life’ when Dora christens the ship at a naming ceremony at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal on Sunday July 2. (

Pacific Explorer Prepares to Call Australia Home

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

In less than a week’s time, P&O Cruises Australia will welcome its latest ship to the fleet when Pacific Explorer arrives in Sydney following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment. On Monday June 19, the vessel will sail in to Sydney for the first time after spending 12-days in dry dock in Singapore.

P&O Australia Launches ‘Always On’ Flagship Fares for Travel Agents

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Cruises has made it even easier for the trade to enjoy a cruise holiday with the launch of a special new Flagship Fare for travel agents, offering a permanent 20 per cent discount on P&O Cruises’ “Go” fares. (more…)

Around 2000 New South Wales rugby league fans cruised to Brisbane onboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel to cheer on the Blues

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Around 2000 New South Wales rugby league fans have cruised to Brisbane onboard P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel to cheer on the Blues for the first Holden State of Origin clash tonight. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia Announces New Cruises for Record 2018 NZ Season

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Pacific Jewel, in this image moored at SydneyLeading cruise line P&O Cruises Australia has strengthened its commitment to New Zealand, adding five more voyages to its record season of sailings from Auckland next year. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Explorer Transformation Begins

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Dawn Princess is scheduled to enter the P&O fleet in May 2017 as the Pacific ExplorerThe final countdown is on for next month’s debut of P&O Cruises’ Pacific Explorer, with the ship’s multi-million dollar transformation underway in Singapore. (more…)

P&O reduces Pacific Eden’s stopovers in Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Pacific Eden (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)P&O Cruises is cutting back the number of times Pacific Eden will be based in Cairns next year. This year the ship will make cruises to and from Cairns 10 times but next year that will be reduced to seven. Pacific Eden is the main turnaround cruise ship at the port. (

P&O Cruises Australia Causes MAY-hem with Travel Agents

Friday, May 26th, 2017

P&O Cruises has created MAY-hem across Australia this month, with a series of special trade roadshows to promote its new program as well as the launch of its latest ship Pacific Explorer in June. (more…)

P&O Australia to Homeport in Townsville for Trial Period

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The Pacific Eden (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)P&O Cruises Australia has announced that the Pacific Eden will complete partial ship turnarounds at the Townsville Port next year as part of a trial project. It is the first homeporting operation ever for Townsville. (

Flagship Achievers Encouraged to Sell Big for First Taste of P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Explorer

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

With the countdown on for Pacific Explorer, P&O Cruises is offering agents in its Flagship Achievers program the chance to be the first to get a taste of its latest ship. (more…)

P&O Young Explorers Advise on Finishing Touches to Pacific Explorer

Friday, May 12th, 2017

The Dawn Princess is scheduled to enter the P&O fleet in May 2017 as the Pacific ExplorerP&O Cruises has made the final touches to its latest ship Pacific Explorer ahead of its launch next month – with a little help from a panel of four young holiday critics. (more…)

P&O Australia Unveils New Casual Dining Venues

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The Dawn Princess is scheduled to enter the P&O fleet in May 2017 as the Pacific ExplorerP&O Cruises Australia revealed plans to launch a new poolside grill called Luke’s by Australian chef and restaurateur Luke Mangan and a new partnership with popular Melbourne-based pizza maker Johnny Di Francesco on its latest ship, Pacific Explorer. (

P&O Australia Builds Record Brisbane and Adelaide Seasons

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Cruises Australia has revealed a record 2018-2019 cruise program offering. For the first time, the cruise line will base three ships in Brisbane, with guests able to enjoy a spring season of cruises on Pacific Jewel from September to November 2018, as well as year-round cruising on Pacific Dawn and Pacific Aria. (

Trimline completes Pacific Dawn multi-million refurbishment

Monday, May 1st, 2017

P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Dawn is now back in service after an incredible £multi-million refurbishment which was completed last month. (more…)

Queensland’s cruise ship Pacific Dawn returns to Airlie Beach

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The Pacific Dawn (Courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)In a stunning declaration that Queensland tourism is back in business after Cyclone Debbie’s rampage, P&O Cruises’ Pacific Dawn has today become the first cruise ship to return to Airlie Beach. (

P&O Cruises Australia Searches for Young Explorer to Advise on Latest Ship

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

In an Australian first, P&O Cruises is calling for one adventure-loving holiday critic to advise on the final touches to Pacific Explorer, the cruise line’s latest ship which arrives in Sydney in June. But only applicants aged 15 years or under need apply. (more…)

P&O Pacific Partnership Expands Reach in South Pacific with Two New Programs

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The P&O Pacific Partnership is expanding its reach in the South Pacific with two new community programs, after surpassing a milestone of one million dollars in voluntary contributions from passengers and special donations in only four years. (more…)

P&O Australia Races Towards a Record 2018 with First Ever Melbourne Cup Cruise from New Zealand

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Pacific Jewel, in this image moored at SydneyP&O Cruises is stepping up the cruise pace in New Zealand, sailing on its first Melbourne Cup Carnival voyage from Auckland this November ahead of a record-breaking season in 2018. (more…)