Cruise

P&O sets two sails

Claudia Comacchio

Six months remain until P&O Cruises’ latest ships debut in Sydney.

The two ships, Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden, will be welcomed into the P&O fleet during a Sydney Harbour five-ship spectacular on November 25.

“The maiden visit of one ship is always a big occasion, but to have two ships make their first Sydney call together, accompanied by their three big sisters, will make history,” P&O Cruises senior vice president Sture Myrnell said.

Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden are inspired by modern Australia, and will offer a resort style atmosphere.

Both ships will feature a range of outdoor dining options, including the new Pantry, replacing the traditional ship’s buffet with an international food market.

Other onboard offerings include new lounges and bars, a stylish poolside area, new Pandora jewellery boutiques, and Bianco, the new P&O White party.

Photo Caption: P&O Cruises’ executive team counts the days: (from left) Market Planning Director Matthew Rutherford; Senior Vice President, P&O Cruises Sture Myrmell; Director Customer Sales and Service Amanda McClelland; Hotel Operations Director Ken Flavell; Entertainment Director Brett Annable and Food & Beverage Director Thomas Karlsson.

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