Posts Tagged ‘P&O Cruises Australia’

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…)

Travel Guides goes Cruising on Pacific Aria

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

The Pacific AriaTonight the stars of the Channel Nine hit TV show Travel Guides take to the high seas to sample the tropical delights of the South Pacific Islands with P&O Cruises. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia Launches First Flagship College Master Class

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

P&O Cruises has released its first Flagship College Master Class, giving travel agents an easy way to boost their cruise knowledge. (more…)

P&O Australia Floats Out New Partnership with Archie Rose Distilling Co.

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

P&O Cruises is adding an exciting new taste to cruising, announcing a special partnership with the award-winning Archie Rose Distilling Co. on its latest ship Pacific Explorer, which launches in June. (more…)

P&O Australia to offer 21 food themed cruises this year

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Australians’ appetite for food has reached the high seas with P&O Cruises revealing a record number of families are sailing away on Food and Wine cruises. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia to Offer a sleepover in Bali

Monday, February 27th, 2017

P&O Cruises is introducing a different way for holidaymakers to experience Indonesia with its cruises from Fremantle now offering a sleepover in Bali. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Dawn has begun a multi-million dollar transformation

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

P&O Cruises’ Pacific Dawn has begun a multi-million dollar transformation in Singapore which will include the installation of two spectacular waterslides on her top decks. (more…)

Pacific Dawn to offer cracking new Seafood Restaurant

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

P&O Cruises is bringing a new taste to its culinary offering with a cracking new seafood restaurant called ‘Shell & Bones’ debuting on Pacific Dawn next month. (

P&O Australia Launches 2017 Flagship Incentive Program

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Australia is giving travel agents even more reasons to sell its cruises, with the launch of its 2017 Flagship Achievers incentive program. In 2016, travel agents across Australia and New Zealand earned more than $300,000 in incentive payments from the Flagship program, according to a statement. (

P&O Rocks Australia Day on Sydney Harbour

Monday, January 30th, 2017

More than 5000 holidaymakers are celebrating Australia Day on three P&O cruise ships on Sydney Harbour today (Jan. 27), with guests onboard Pacific Eden enjoying a surprise concert with Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes. (

Fairstar Reunion Cruise Held on P&O’s Pacific Pearl

Monday, January 30th, 2017

The 1,280-berth Fairstar (Postcard, 1964 - R. Goossens)A reunion cruise was held for past passengers of Australia’s famous — or infamous — TSS Fairstar last weekend. More than 250 people sailed on P&O Cruises’ Pacific Pearl to reminisce about “the halcyon days” of cruising last century. (

P&O Cruises Australia kicked off the start of the cruise season with a series of promotional Wave roadshows

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

P&O Cruises kicked off the start of the cruise season with a series of promotional Wave roadshows across Australia and New Zealand last week Cruise line staff handed out hundreds of chocolate gold coins and flyers to agents in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland to celebrate P&O’s new copy Deposit Sale. (

P&O Cruises Australia To Grow Its Position In An Increasingly Competitive Market With The Carnival Splendor

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Carnival Splendor out of PalermoP&O Cruises Australia’s fleet will be bolstered with the addition of a 3000-guest ship in 2019 to maintain the cruise line’s momentum in our growing market, effectively doubling P&O’s capacity over a period of just four years. (more…)

P&O Australia Underlines Purchases of Australian Produce

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

In its first year operating some five ships, P&O Cruises Australia said it is one of the nation’s biggest purchasers of Australian produce. (

Third Vista Class Ship To Join Carnival Cruise Line Fleet In 2019. Carnival Splendor will be transferred to P&O Cruises Australia

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)A new 133,500-ton cruise ship, which will be the third vessel in the company’s Vista class series, will join the Carnival Cruise Line fleet in late 2019. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia Releases New Mobile App

Monday, December 12th, 2016

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourP&O Cruises Australia has launched its first onboard app allowing guests to plan their activities, make bookings and share experiences in real time while onboard. (

P&O Cruises Australia Backs a New Beer to Help Conserve Great Barrier Reef

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Australia’s leading cruise line, P&O Cruises has raised its glass to a new social venture, becoming the first national partner for a new beer which supports the conservation of one of the natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef. (more…)

High Five! P&O Australia Celebrates Record First Year of Five Ship Fleet

Monday, November 28th, 2016

November 25th, 2015: all five of P&O Cruises Australia's fleet sailing into Sydney harbourAustralia’s leading cruise line P&O Cruises has celebrated a record year of local cruising with its expanded five ship fleet carrying almost half a million holidaymakers in its first year. (more…)

P&O Australia to Cruise to the Kimberley and Introduce Virtual Reality Experience on All Ships

Friday, October 28th, 2016

P&O Cruises is set to introduce Australia’s first virtual reality experience at sea, as well as the cruise line’s first port in the Kimberley. (

Diners at P&O’s Salt Grill by Luke Mangan

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Diners at P&O’s popular Salt grill by Luke Mangan restaurants will be able to enjoy a delicious addition to the menu this month, as the accomplished restaurateur marks the end of his six-month journey to find Australia’s biggest foodie. (

Carnival Ships Aid in Rescue off Australia

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Carnival SpiritTwo of Carnival Australia’s vessels, the Carnival Spirit and Pacific Pearl were asked to sail to the aid of a disabled yacht with six people on board off Australia’s east coast 280 nautical miles north east of Sydney. (

P&O Australia Ups the Stakes for 2016 Melbourne Cup Cruises

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

In its 48th year of cruising to the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s only homegrown cruise line P&O Cruises is offering its biggest and best line up of onboard talent and entertainment including fashion parades featuring Australian designers and its first betting master classes. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia Makes History in Solomon Islands

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

The Pacific Eden (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden today (30 Sep) became the largest cruise ship to visit the remote paradise of Gizo in the Solomon Islands as part of a history-making voyage. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia Serves Up the Action on its 2017 Australian Open Cruise

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

P&O Cruises Australia - Pacific Pearl (Photo credit John Wilson at Cruises has announced an ace line-up of legendary tennis talent and tennis-themed onboard activities on its popular Australian Open cruise in January. (more…)

Carnival Australia Jumps Onboard with Cruise Month

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Each of the cruise operator’s seven lines – P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Cunard, P&O Cruises World Cruising and Seabourn – is offering deals and savings to celebrate Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia’s inaugural month-long promotion.

Woman found dead on board cruise ship

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Australian police officials confirmed Sunday they were called on board a P&O Pacific Jewel cruise ship Saturday afternoon following reports that a 79-year-old woman had died. The boat was docked off the coast of Cairns, near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. (

One dead after claim of gastro on Pacific Jewel cruise ship

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Pacific Jewel moored in SydneyOne woman has died and several people are said to be unwell after what a family member said was an outbreak of gastroenteritis on a cruise ship off the coast of Queensland. (

Cruise Boom Reaches Far North with Cairns’ First Cruise Season

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Cairns, Australia: the Cruise Terminal (Courtesy Arkhefield)P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden has made history, becoming the first cruise ship ever to be based in Cairns. (more…)

National Geographic Travel Cruises to PNG with P&O Australia

Friday, August 12th, 2016

The Pacific AriaP&O’s cruises to Papua New Guinea are in the international spotlight, with the prestigious National Geographic Travel team joining a Pacific Aria voyage to the islands earlier this month. (

Record number of cruisers complete Census at sea

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Pacific Jewel moored in SydneyMore than 5,000 P&O guests will be filling in their Census forms at sea this month, with three of the cruise line’s ships sailing domestic waters on August 9 when the next Census is conducted. (

Pacific Dawn Refurbishment to Add Waterslides an The Pantry to P&O Cruise Ship

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Brisbane-based cruise ship Pacific Dawn is next in line to be refurbished in P&O’s reinvented style, with a new kids-only waterpark, two waterslides, The Pantry food court and a modernised Dome nightclub. (