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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.

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....

P&O Cruises reveals details of new-look Oriana

P&O Cruises has announced details of the new-look Oriana, which is due for an extensive refit in November. P&O Cruises Senior Vice President Paul Ludlow said: "After listening to guests’ feedback, we are investing in updates...

Britannia Baltic cruise review

With onboard cookery lessons from Marco Pierre White and singalong sessions with Abba in Stockholm, Karen Pasquali Jones decides a family Britannia Baltic cruise is simply the best Squeezing into the tiny recording booth, I...

Royal Mint and P&O commemorate launch of Britannia

Captain of Britannia presented with special edition Royal Mint coin To commemorate the launch of its new Britannia £2 coin, the Royal Mint has presented the captain of P&O's new ship Britannia with a special edition...

The Queen names P&O’s Britannia

SOUTHAMPTON: Her Majesty The Queen has named P&O's new ship Britannia, the biggest ship ever built for the British market. The naming ceremony was hosted by Rob Brydon and included a performance by Laura Wright,...

HM The Queen confirmed to name P&O’s Britannia

After months of speculation, P&O Cruises has confirmed that HM The Queen will officially name the line’s new ship Britannia in Southampton on Tuesday, March 10. She will be accompanied at the naming by the...
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P&O reveals Britannia’s livery

P&O Cruises has revealed the new livery on its newest ship, Britannia. The bold look livery on P&O's latest ship, Britannia, has been revealed after Monfalcone in Italy put the finishing touches on the impressive...

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