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P&O Cruises Australia is maintaining its optimism for the ultimate restart of cruising while, in the meantime, again taking a practical approach in extending its current operational pause to departures on or before June18 of this year.

Princess Cruises, one of the world’s leading international premium cruise line, recently confirmed the official transfer of Golden Princess and the accelerated transition of Star Princess to P&O Cruises Australia.

P&O Cruises recently announced it has extended its voluntary pause in operations in Australia and New Zealand to August 31, of this year in response to continuing travel restrictions due to the impact of COVID-19.

P&O Cruises is kicking off the South Australia cruise season with its longest itinerary from Adelaide to date – an eight-night round trip cruise to Tasmania on Pacific Eden.

Carnival Corporation has signed a shipbuilding contract for a second next-generation cruise ship, featuring the corporation's exclusive green cruising design, for its P&O Cruises brand with leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft, scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

Marking the start of the region’s Spring, P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel has arrived to Auckland, where it will be based for the next two months as a part of the inaugural New Zealand season.

P&O Cruises has launched a new campaign Something for Everyone featuring Australian comedian and radio presenter Dave Hughes highlighting the activities and facilities on board Pacific Explorer.