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P&O Cruises is a British-American owned cruise line based at Carnival House in Southampton, England, and operated by Carnival UK. Originally a constituent of the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, P&O Cruises is the oldest cruise line in the world, having operated the world's first passenger ships in the early 19th Century.

Iona's Grand Atrium

P&O release details of Iona’s Grand Atrium

Having recently announced the name of its latest new ship, P&O Cruises has just unveiled details of Iona’s impressive centrepiece - an impressive Grand Atrium with uninterrupted panoramic views of the sea, framed by glazed walls stretching...

P&O Cruises names new ship Iona

P&O Cruises has announced that they are to name their new ship Iona in a “celebration of the sea and our island nation”. Over 30,000 people entered a competition to name the new ship, set to...
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P&O Cruises Azura Caribbean cruise review

Is it possible to have a harmonious multigenerational cruise? We sent Kate McEnery Shorvon, her mum Julie Peasgood, their husbands Nicho and Patrick along with toddler Saha on a P&O Cruises Caribbean cruise to...
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Britannia family cruise review

Want to keep a teenager happy and entertained for a week? Take them on a Mediterranean cruise, says Rosie Shelley, who sailed on board Britannia From our vantage point 400 metres above sea level, as...

James Martin chocolate mousse recipe

P&O Cruises Food Hero James Martin started the first British cookery school at sea on Britannia. Here he shares a chocolate mousse recipe from his cookbook, James Martin’s French Adventure: 80 Classic French Recipes – perfect...

P&O Cruises announces new Arabian Gulf programme

P&O Cruises has announced details of an Arabian Gulf fly-cruise programme, the first time it has ever based a ship in the region. P&O Cruises senior vice president Paul Ludlow said: “Although there have been...

James Martin crepe suzette recipe

P&O Cruises Food Hero James Martin started the first British cookery school at sea on Britannia. Here he shares a crêpe suzette from his new cookbook, James Martin’s French Adventure: 80 Classic French Recipes –...

Boyzlife to perform on P&O Cruises’ Britannia

Irish supergroup Boyzlife are set to perform on board P&O Cruises' ship Britannia this summer. Band member Keith Duffy said: "We are very excited to be taking our sell-out tour to sea and entertaining Britannia’s...

P&O Cruises reveals design for new ship

P&O Cruises has revealed that a Center Parcs-style dome will be among the attractions on the cruise line's new ship, launching in summer 2020. The clear sky dome will include a pool with a retractable stage, water...

Top 10 tips for choosing wine

Celebrity wine guru Olly Smith, one of P&O Cruises’ Food Heroes, shares his top 10 tips for choosing the perfect wine 1. Always pick the wine to match the most intense flavour in the recipe....

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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