Marking P&O Cruises’ first full return to service because the begin of the Covid-19 pandemic two years in the past, Arcadia has sailed to the Canary Islands.
P&O Cruises president, Paul Ludlow, mentioned: “We’re back sailing, and this is certainly cause for celebration. It is an important milestone as we will have all six ships back in operation and doing what we do best. We are delighted to be welcoming Arcadia back to the fleet. This ship is hugely popular with our loyal cruisers, and I know the captain and team on board cannot wait to sail the fantastic itineraries we have planned for this year.”
He added: “Britannia and Azura have had a really profitable season within the Caribbean from Barbados and can spend the summer season within the Mediterranean. Iona has spent her maiden winter months within the Canary Islands and northern Europe and can quickly head up to the spectacular Norwegian fjords for the summer season of scenic cruising and thrilling adventures. It is obvious that our visitors are reassured by the steps we now have taken to defend their well being and wellbeing and that they’re delighted to be again on board re-igniting their ardour for journey.”
Arvia will be part of P&O Cruises in December because the seventh ship within the fleet. The maiden voyage will likely be to the Canary Islands adopted by a winter season of fly/cruise holidays within the Caribbean from Barbados. Arvia, which, comparable to its sister ship Iona, will likely be powered by liquefied pure fuel, could have many sustainable and environmentally-friendly improvements and expertise on board.