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Pacific Jewel to Host First Comedy Festival at Sea

By ,   March 26, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

P&O Cruises will launch ‘The Big Laugh’, the first-of-its-kind Comedy Festival at Sea on Pacific Jewel in August 2018.

A total of 9 big-name Aussie and Kiwi comics including Brendhan Lovegrove, Heath Franklin and Cal Wilson will deliver 22 shows and combined 1,000 minutes of jokes at the 3-night festival.

Pacific Jewel cruise shipThe announcement came as P&O Cruises launches its largest ever season of comedy, comprising 9 dedicated comedy trips departing Auckland in 2018-2019.

In 2018 the cruise line will carry a total of 45,000 Kiwis on twenty-two roundtrip voyages as part of its record New Zealand season which runs for 6 months between March 21-August 23 and is due to contribute around US$25 million into local economy via port charges, guest and crew spending.