Britannia

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P&O’s extensive celebrity chef lineup on Britannia

Celebrity chef Eric Lanlard has a sweet tooth and he shows us the best place to pick up some desserts – Britannia’s Market Cafe. Christened last month, P&O’s newest ships boasts some of the best […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 24 2015
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Her Majesty the Queen christens Britannia

In a glittering ceremony, P&O’s newest ship, the Britannia was officially named by Her Majesty The Queen. She was accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh where she broke a bottle of British […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 11 2015
Destinations

Fireworks to make two Queens rendezvous

British ship fans are in for a real treat this week in Brisbane and Sydney, with the Queen Mary 2 and the Queen Elizabeth visiting the Australian ports – and the Britannia being launched by […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 6 2015
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P&O’s Aurora to debut new Union Jack livery

P&O Cruises’ Aurora will be the first to receive the line’s new livery featuring the Union Jack. As announced last year, the Union Jack will be added to the bow of the line’s eight ships […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 5 2014
Activities & Entertainment

The most innovative attractions in cruising

The face of cruising is changing, with surf simulators, virtual car races and waterslides taking over the mass-market scene. Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess kicked off the trend last year when it launched with the SeaWalk. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 18 2014
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River cruise ship comes close to sinking in Europe

Around 154 passengers and 40 staff members were safely evacuated from a river cruise ship over the weekend after it started sinking. The 110-metre, MS Britannia was sailing on the Ijessel River near the Dutch […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 23 2014
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Pre-register for Britannia’s first sailings

Cruisers keen to be among the first to sail on P&O’s newest ship, Britannia, can register their interest. Pre-registration is opens ahead of sales, which commence on 27 March and is available on the ship’s […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 11 2014
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Cunard’s 175th anniversary sailings

If the two-metre high stiletto and 126-metre Mardi Gras banner displayed on board Queen Mary 2 last weekend tells us anything – it’s Cunard likes to celebrate major events. So with the line’s 175th anniversary […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 6 2014
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P&O’s Britannia floats out

First images of P&O’s newest ship are out, as she floated out of the shipyard for the first time. Late last week, the 5,000-passenger vessel left Italian Fincanterier’s Monflacone shipyard. Celebrating her emergence, Carnival held […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 18 2014
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P&O unveils new Union Jack livery

P&O Cruises World Cruising has announced it is changing its look by introducing new livery featuring the Union Jack. Commencing from late 2014, the bows of line’s eight ships will be painted with the design […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 20 2014
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Mixed response over P&O’s Britannia

The ship may be a year out from her maiden voyage, but cruisers already have a lot to say about P&O’s Britannia. In September last year, the cruise line revealed it was building the largest […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 8 2014