After an amazing 16 years carrying passengers from Brisbane, P&O Cruises Australia is on the threshold of carrying two million guests from the Queensland capital with the biggest ever new program of itineraries on sale from today (June 27).
P&O Cruises’ Pacific Explorer arrived in Hobart this morning with more than 2000 passengers and crew who will be visiting Tasmania’s Dark Mofo festival. The cruise brings the single largest group of interstate visitors to the state’s iconic winter event and is expected to inject around $750,000 into the local economy.
Oh buoy! Shake your sea legs and get ready for some raucous laughter because P&O Cruises’ annual comedy festival at sea is back for a third time in 2020. Park the dad jokes and leave the banter to the professionals on Pacific Aria’s three-night comedy cruise which departs Auckland on September 4 – just in time for Father’s Day.
P&O Cruises Australia is making it even easier for guests to budget and pay for their next holiday by offering P&O EZpay – a new feature which conveniently spreads the cost of a cruise over a period of time.
P&O Cruises’ fleet transformation is gathering pace with all the excitement of Pacific Adventure on the horizon as Pacific Jewel and Pacific Eden are farewelled following their huge brand building contribution.
Are you having a laugh? Because we are! P&O Cruises will have guests in stitches with laughter when flagship Pacific Explorer departs on a first of its kind voyage to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
The Queensland Rugby League is thrilled to welcome P&O Cruises Australia as the Major Partner of its expanding Maroon Membership program for the next two years. The partnership brings together two of the state’s favourite pastimes – State of Origin rugby league and South Pacific cruising – to create unique and rewarding fan experiences for Queenslanders. (etbtravelnews.global)
Jalesh Cruises has taken delivery of the Karnika in Singapore as the vessel wrapped up her P&O Australia career as the Pacific Jewel. The vessel, which is the first in the fleet of the multi-destination cruise line Jalesh Cruises, will reach Mumbai on April 17 and be named on April 19. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
When P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell presented drought-stricken Queensland farmers Glenda and Des Gray with their ticket on one of the cruise line’s two ‘drought relief’ cruises, Glenda had a simple dream.
P&O Cruises is set to welcome onboard its ‘Homegrown Hero’ Campbell Remess, the Tassie teenager internationally recognised for making thousands of fluffy teddy bears for sick children and establishing Kindness Cruises to give deserving people a break.
At the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit held Nov. 15 on board Pacific Explorer from P&O Cruises Australia, Ann Sherry, executive chair of Carnival Australia – a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company – met with Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill to discuss cruise tourism and its sustained growth in the region.