P&O Cruises drops Emerald Bay from its remaining 2011 itineraries.
Due to an ongoing tribal dispute, P&O Cruises has officially cancelled all port calls to Poum (Emerald Bay) in New Caledonia for the rest of the year.
Even though the cruise line still has the destination listed on the four remaining ‘Crystal Reflection’ itineraries for 2011, as well as 3 itineraries for 2012, P&O Cruises has replaced Emerald Bay calls with Mystery Island or Santo in Vanuatu. According to a cruise line spokesperson, no P&O Cruises ship has visited Poum since late last year.
“Over recent months P&O Cruises has replaced scheduled calls to Emerald Bay (Poum) with other Pacific Island destinations, due to an ongoing tribal dispute on the island,” a spokesperson said. “We’re hoping that we will be able to revisit Poum in the near future, as it’s a beautiful destination.”
Do you approve P&O Cruises’ decision?
Settle in for a luxury voyage as you sail from Sydney to Singapore on board Cunard’s elegant Queen Elizabeth.
Free flight and hotel stay
In Sydney, you’ll embark the exquisite Queen Elizabeth. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are just some of this ship’s glamorous delights. Settle into your luxury surroundings as you set sail for Singapore, discovering a wealth of captivating destinations along the way.