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‘First Cruise Ship Arrives Today’

The P&O Pacific Explorer returns to Fiji as the first cruise ship since cruises restarted. The Lorenzo Paoletti captained cruise ship will bring in almost 2000 passengers including crew.
15 Aug 2022 13:03
‘First Cruise Ship Arrives Today’
P&O Pacific Explorer arrives in Lautoka Port today. Its is the first cruise ship to arrive in Fiji after the pandemic.

The P&O Pacific Explorer returns to Fiji as the first cruise ship since cruises restarted. The Lorenzo Paoletti captained cruise ship will bring in almost 2000 passengers including crew.

After the mandatory health screening, the ship passengers will disembark for shore excursions and day leisure.

On board the cruise ship is the Australian Minister for the Pacific and the president of P&O Cruises Australia Marguerite Fitzgerald who will further reflect on deep and important relationship with Fiji and Pacific Explorer cruises/ CAU.

P&O Cruises Australia resumed its international port calls for the first time since the suspension of operations in March 2020, with its Fiji Adventure cruise, according to a press release.

The Pacific Explorer departed Sydney on August 8 and became the first ship to call on Auckland Port last Friday.

P&O Cruises Australia president Marguerite Fitzgerald and the Australian Minister for the Pacific Pat Conroy.

P&O Cruises Australia president Marguerite Fitzgerald and the Australian Minister for the Pacific Pat Conroy.

Fiji

The cruise ship will leave Lautoka Port for Dravuni, Kadavu this afternoon.

Tourism Fiji Chief Executive Officer Brent Hill said it was an exciting time for the tourism industry with the return of the first cruise ship.

A Government delegation will be at the Port of Lautoka to welcome P&O Pacific Explorer.

Click on P&O Cruises website to know more: https://www.pocruises.com.au/.

 

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