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P&O Cruises Announces Strictly Stars for Next Summer

Strictly Come Dancing judge, Craig Revel Horwood, will join seven Strictly cruises next year, along with a flurry of the BBC show's professional dancers

BRIGHTON, England, Nov. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Available on selected cruises to Europe from May to October 2013, the professionals set to storm the stage include some of this year's favourites; James Jordan, Pasha Kovalev, Natalie Lowe and Kristina Rihanoff. Prices start from GBP1,179 per person for a 13-night Canary Islands cruise.

The legendary acerbic judge Revel Horwood will join all seven Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises. In addition, each cruise will have two professional dancers to bring all the glamour and glittering performances to the dance floor. All cruises depart from and return to Southampton. The 2013 Strictly Cruises are:

Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe on a 13-night Canary Islands cruise on Azura (A311N) departing May 11, 2013. Ports of call are Madeira, La Palma, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Cadiz and Lisbon. Vantage Fares from GBP1,179 per person.

James Jordan and Ola Jordan on a 17-night Central Mediterranean cruise on Azura (A313N) departing May 31, 2013. Ports of call are Cartagena, Messina, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Venice, Malta and Gibraltar. Vantage Fares from GBP1,669 per person.

Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas on a 17-night Central Mediterranean cruise on Aurora (R308) departing June 18, 2013. Ports of call are Alicante, Messina, Cephalonia, Dubrovnik, Venice, Korcula and Cadiz. Vantage Fares from GBP1,749 per person.

Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor on a 12-night Canary Islands cruise on Ventura (N317) departing July 1, 2013. Ports of call are Madeira, La Palma, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Lisbon. Vantage Fares from GBP1,199 per person.

Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup on a 17-night Central Mediterranean cruise on Arcadia (J310) departing August 4, 2013. Ports of call are Cadiz, Malta, Venice, Dubrovnik, Cartagena and Gibraltar. Vantage Fares from GBP1,849 per person.

Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova on a 14-night Western Mediterranean cruise on Oceana (E321) departing September 1, 2013. Ports of call are Cartagena, Barcelona, St Raphael, Florence/Pisa, Palau, Gibraltar and Corunna. Vantage Fares from GBP1,379 per person.

Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova also on a 17-night Central Mediterranean cruise on Azura (A323N) departing October 1, 2013. Ports of call are Cadiz, Messina, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Venice, Malta and Lisbon. Vantage Fares from GBP1,509 per person. (Click here for more cruise deals.)

The top names will show off their routines with the samba, foxtrot, rumba, quickstep, jive and more. Guests will also see a collection of the intricate costumes worn by the celebrities and stars this series.

For more information or to book or call P&O Cruises on 0843 373 0111 or visit

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, [email protected] 023 8065 6653 / 07730 732 072
Jennifer Humm, [email protected] 023 8065 6652/07730 732 065
Jenny Hadley, [email protected] 023 8065 6650 / 07825 120 088

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