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P&O Australia Announces 2019 Deployment

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Australia has announced its 2019 cruise program, featuring some 43 cruises departing from either Sydney or Brisbane, with Pacific Explorer continuing to sail year-round from her homeport of Sydney between May and October 2019 with a mix of eight to 16-night South Pacific cruises, according to a company statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Australia’s ‘Best of the Best’ Race Callers Sail to Melbourne Cup on Four Carnival Australia-Brand Ships

The Pacific Explorer in Sydney (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)Australia boasts the world’s most accomplished race callers and Australia’s ‘best of the best’ — Greg Miles and John Tapp — will be onboard when four Carnival Australia-brand ships sail to the race that stops a nation in a few weeks with 8000 excited punters.




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P&O Cruises Australia plans “more efficient assets”

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. (cruisebusiness.com)




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

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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P&O Australia Launches ‘Something for Everyone’ Campaign

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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

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. (cruisecritic.com)




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Pacific Eden Picks Up New Livery

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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

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. (etbtravelnews.global)




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

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. (etbtravelnews.global)




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Pacific Explorer Prepares to Call Australia Home

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.




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