Cruising companies expected the disaster to eat up profits this year, but recent figures show they're doing better than expected.
People from our region who emigrated to Australia after the war have been joining in with celebrations to mark P&O's anniversary
The Princess Royal reviewed the seven ships in P&O Cruises' fleet at Southampton in an anniversary marred by foul weather and traffic chaos.
Police have now confirmed that 26 people were on the coach, five have been taken to hospital with injuries not thought to be serious.
A coach carrying 40 people has overturned on a motorway in Hampshire.
Police and other emergency services are currently at the scene of the incident on the M3 southbound.
The coach overturned, a mile away from Fleet Services at around 6pm
The vehicle, which is Dutch registered, was carrying around 40 passengers. None are thought to be seriously injured.
The carriageway has been closed from junction 4a to 5 whilst the passengers are evacuated and the coach recovered.
A diversion is in place along the A30, drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.
Delays of up to one hour on P and O Ferries between Dover and Calais due to earlier adverse weather conditions. Passengers should check in for their booked sailing at the normal time.
ITV has announced that P&O Cruises will be the new sponsor of the third series of one of the country's most popular dramas 'Downton Abbey'. The series is filmed at Highclere Castle near Newbury in Berkshire.
The Princess Royal reviewed the seven ships in P&O Cruises' fleet at Southampton to mark the company's 175th anniversary.