December 05, 2012 at 03:00 AM EST
Opera Duo Jonathan & Charlotte to Perform on P&O Cruises Ship Azura in April
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, December 05, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- P&O Cruises has added nine short cruises ranging from two to five nights in 2013, visiting the Channel Islands, Belgium and the Netherlands (find out more here).

Classical singing sensations Jonathan Antoine & Charlotte Jaconelli, who shot to fame in this year's Britain's Got Talent, will appear on Azura's four-night cruise on April 18. Their first album is now certified gold and was the highest ever entry by a classical album into the main album chart. This cruise provides an opportunity to see them before the start of their UK tour next summer.

Available on a choice of family-friendly large and mid-sized ships from April to July 2013, all short break cruises conveniently depart from and return to Southampton, available to book from today. Prices start from GBP199 per person for a two-night cruise on Azura in April.

April:
- Departing April 16, 2013, a two-night cruise on Azura (A309P) calling at St Peter Port starts from GBP199 per person for a Vantage Fare.

- Departing April 18, 2013, a four-night cruise with opera duo, Jonathan & Charlotte from Britain's Got Talent on Azura (A309Q) stopping at Zeebrugge and St Peter Port starts from GBP319 per person for a Vantage Fare.

- Departing April 22, 2013, a three-night cruise with a special celebrity guest on Azura (A309R) calling at Zeebrugge and St Peter Port starts from GBP249 per person for a Vantage Fare.

- Departing April 25, 2013, a two-night cruise on Azura (A309T) calling at St Peter Port starts from GBP199 per person for a Vantage Fare.

May:
- Departing May 27, 2013, a four-night cruise on Ventura (N313N) calling at Zeebrugge and St Peter Port starts from GBP349 per person for a Vantage Fare.

- Departing May 31, 2013, a three-night cruise on Ventura (N313P) calling at Zeebrugge and St Peter Port starts from GBP249 per person for a Vantage Fare.

June:
- Departing June 3, 2013, a five-night cruise on Ventura (N313Q) calling at Amsterdam and St Peter Port starts from GBP449 per person for a Vantage Fare.

July:
- Departing July 14, 2013, a two-night cruise on Oceana (E316N) calling at St Peter Port starts from GBP249 per person for a Vantage Fare.

- Departing July 16, 2013, enjoy a three-night cruise on Oceana (E316P) calling at Zeebrugge and St Peter Port starts from GBP349 per person for a Vantage Fare.

Added due to an increasing demand for shorter cruises, these escapes are an ideal introduction to a cruise holiday for couples, families, groups or even single travellers as some of the ships have sought after large single cabins. They also make an ideal Christmas present or value for money alternative to a city break.

Azura's facilities include four pools, Oasis Spa, gym, age-specific children's clubs and a selection of restaurants and bars including Sindhu fine dining restaurant by Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar and The Glass House bar with wines selected by TV expert Olly Smith.

Ventura's facilities include four pools, Oasis Spa, gym, age-specific children's clubs and a selection of restaurants and bars including The White Room fine dining restaurant by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White and from April The Glass House grill and bar with wines selected by TV expert Olly Smith.

Oceana's facilities include four pools, Oasis Spa, gym, sports court, golf nets, age-specific children's clubs and numerous restaurants and bars including Cafe Jardin bistro by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White.

Vantage Fares have great benefits including a choice of cabin, the flexibility to make amendments to, or even change, the choice of cruise or cabin up to 90 days prior to departure, plus one of the following; on board spending money, car parking in Southampton or return coach travel to Southampton. P&O Cruises Price Promise protection ensures that should the price of a cruise reduce, the difference will be awarded in on board spending or a cabin upgrade.

For more information or to book call P&O Cruises on 0843 373 0111 or visit www.pocruises.co.uk.

About P&O Cruises
P&O Cruises can trace its roots back to 1837 and 2012 marks the 175th anniversary of when the Peninsular Steam Navigation Company was awarded the lucrative Admiralty contract to carry mail to the Iberian Peninsula and beyond. Not long afterwards the concept of cruising was born and since then has evolved into a popular holiday choice. Today, as trusted cruise experts, P&O Cruises has a fleet of seven ships offering holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time. Azura was launched in April 2010 - officially named by Godmother Darcey Bussell CBE. Small ship Adonia was added to the fleet in May 2011, named by Dame Shirley Bassey, DBE, and a new 141,000 ton as yet unnamed ship will be added to the fleet in spring 2015.

For further press information please contact:
Michele Andjel, michele.andjel@carnivalukgroup.com 023 8065 6653 / 07730 732 072
Jennifer Humm, jennifer.humm@carnivalukgroup.com 023 8065 6652/07730 732 065
Jenny Hadley, jenny.hadley@pocruises.com 023 8065 6650 / 07825 120 088

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