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Flagship Columbus joined British based cruise line, Cruise and Maritime Voyages in 2017. Formerly known as P&O Cruises Arcadia and following a stint of sailing for P&O Cruises Australia, Columbus underwent extensive revitalization and now services Cruise and Maritime Voyages' British based guests from her home port in Tilbury.
Designed and built for deep sea ocean cruising, Columbus offers an exciting selection of scenic cruises to destinations such as Iceland, Madeira and the Canary Islands, Baltic Capitals, Fjordland, Cuba and the Caribbean. 

Accommodating up to 1400 guests with 775 cabins, many of which feature ocean views, Columbus provides a spacious and comfortable cruise. Solo cruisers will be pleased to hear that there are 150 cabins allocated for single guests.  As an adult only cruise ship, Columbus offers a mature and sophisticated onboard experience. 
A great selection of dining venues are available, from fine dining to speciality tea and coffee shops. Cruise and Maritime Voyages have partnered up with Whittard of Chelsea, a respected British beverages company who are renowned for their superior blends of tea. Find a selection of their tea and chocolate drinks, as well as a range of gifts aboard Columbus.
In keeping with a true British theme, a traditional pub can also be found onboard, as well as several bar and lounge areas. 
Columbus has six entertainment venues, from a nightclub to the two-deck tiered Palladium Show Lounge, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a lively and entertaining evening onboard. The Palladium show Lounge even features a retractable stage, creating ample space for glamorous ballroom dancing.  

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