P&O Cruises reveals the name of its new ship, Iona, which will have interiors designed by Jestico + Whiles.



'P&O Cruises has partnered with some of the world's leading hospitality, interior design, maritime and architectural experts, as well as leading cruise ship designers and builders, to create unrivalled experiences and levels of luxury on board. Design innovation is being taken to new levels by collaborations with award-winning architectural and interior design teams:

Meyer Werft (Papenburg): world-leading builder of luxury passenger ships. They have built ships for AIDA, RCI, Disney, HAL, NCL, Celebrity, Saga and Dream.

Jestico + Whiles (London): an award-winning architecture and interior design practice. Jestico + Whiles incorporates a specialist and highly respected hotel and hospitality design studio of experienced and accomplished designers including architects, interior designers and FFE specifiers. The practice's work includes aqua shard (London), the Yas Hotel (Abu Dhabi) and the W Hotel (London).

Richmond International (London): hotel architecture and interior experts. We’re once again joining forces with Richmond International (London), who worked with us on Britannia and whose luxury hotel portfolio includes The Langham Hotel (London and Chicago), The Four Seasons Moscow, and Sandy Lane Hotel (Barbados). Partner Ship Design (Hamburg): experienced in maritime architecture and specialists in on board guest experience and flow. Projects include AIDA, Costa, P&O Cruises and Carnival.'