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5 dreamy zoom backgrounds to feel like you’re on holiday when working from home

Working from home may be giving you major cabin fever, especially if you’ve always been a lover of travel. While we may be happily avoiding peak hour traffic each day, the seemingly endless meetings and deadlines remain and after a long period of restrictions and various lockdowns, we’re all looking forward to travelling again. A change of scenery is seriously in order. 

To help gear up for our well-deserved holidays, P&O Cruises have designed some fun Zoom backgrounds to tickle your travel tastebuds, download them here. Make your calls a lot dreamier, and imagine you’re already escaping to enticing, exotic destinations. 

Cruise through meetings and spice up your video parties with a background of a tantalising sunset on a private beach, the ship’s deck all to yourself, or one of the below-deck moody bars or restaurants. Instead of a messy office or living room, your work colleagues can see you living your best life. The best part? No green screen is required.

These scenic backgrounds make for a bit of fun while we anticipate good times making memories with loved ones on board, and exploring the idyllic beaches and townships of the best cruise destinations. 

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Liven up your meetings with a virtual ocean splash © P&O Cruises

Zoom backgrounds of your next dreamy destination

Virtual backgrounds for Zoom include some of the daydream-worthy P&O Cruise backdrops found in real-life exciting destinations: glistening aqua blue waters with tropical fish, stunning waterfalls, and intriguing lagoons. 

Cruise holidaying isn’t just restricted to enjoying the ship’s onboard features though. Thanks to P&O’s Shore Tours, a large part of the experience is exploring land-based attractions, too. Visit friendly towns, walk along white sand beach stretches, and kick back on the shores of secluded bays. Some of the destinations include gorgeous untouched beaches of Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. 

You won’t need to worry about how you’ll get from one place to the next, as cruising makes for an easy, comfortable way to encounter the ​​best sights, wonders, and adventures of multiple destinations all in one go.

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Fun in the sun anyone? © P&O Cruises

Zoom backgrounds to feel like you’re aboard a P&O ship

Some of the best Zoom backgrounds that make it look like you’re living it up on a cruise ship include scenes of decadent bars, fabulous restaurants and a sunny deck looking out over endless seas. Using one of these onboard Zoom backgrounds is the easiest way to turn your work-from-home office chair into a deck chair or a seat at the bar in one of the many restaurants. P&O Cruise ships offer various delectable cuisines, catering to absolutely everyone. 

Unforgettable experiences

The onboard backgrounds represent the unforgettable experiences and entertainment that can be enjoyed with loved ones. There’s always something to do while still allowing for some hard-earned rest and relaxation. With over 60 fantastic onboard cruise activities every day, Cruiselings of all ages will remain blissfully entertained. Relax by the pool, revive in the spa or stretch out and exhale in a yoga class. Play a game on the sports court, or read a book out on the breezy deck. Partake in as little or as much as you like– the choice is yours.

Feel like you're aboard a P&O cruise from your own at-home office © P&O Cruises

For a dash of exhilaration, P&O’s Edge Adventure Park is showcased in some of the Zoom backgrounds. Features such as the ‘Walk the Plank’ and the Twin Racer water slide can be applied as your backdrop to evoke some fun adrenaline within your meeting attendees.

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'Walk the plank' zoom background © P&O Cruises

The backgrounds also offer a snippet of night time entertainment, reflective of the nightclubs, casino nights, live music shows and comedy nights P&O offer for guests to partake in. With everything in close proximity, guests can do so many things in one evening. Have dinner and drinks, see a show and then go dancing all in one night.

Don't miss out on cruise nightlife © P&O Cruises


Start holidaying, virtually right away…

Set the scene for your next cruise holiday and inject some fun into your work meetings. Visit P&O’s website to get inspired and start planning your cruise. In no time you’ll be reconnecting with loved ones and your best vacay self. Keep a savvy eye on cruise deals to find the best holidaying options.


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