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P&O Cruises announces esteemed food critic, author and television presenter Tom Parker Bowles will be joining guests onboard Arvia, sailing from Southampton on May 12, 2024. The 14-night Mediterranean cruise (K410) promises a unique experience for guests to engage with Tom throughout their holiday. 

Teaming up with Olly Smith, P&O Cruises Food Hero and renowned wine expert, guests will have the chance to engage with two of the industry’s most respected voices in food and wine. The duo will host an exclusive dinner experience in The Glass House featuring wine pairings curated by Olly, as well as an intimate Q&A session offering a rare opportunity to delve into Tom’s culinary expertise. Tom and Olly will also be immersing themselves in the local delicacies of the Mediterranean ports of call. 

Olly expresses his enthusiasm, stating, “I’m thrilled to have Tom Parker Bowles join me as a passionate and knowledgeable sidekick for this Food Heroes cruise. I can’t wait for him to experience The Glass House and indulge in the extraordinary dishes and wines we have on the menu.”

For more information or to book, call P&O Cruises on 03453 555 111, visit or visit a travel agent.