Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

UK: Cruise ship giant Cunard apologises as booking gaff sees customers charged TWICE for same holiday

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Cruise ship giant Cunard apologised today (May 20) after charging customers TWICE for the same holiday. Holidaymakers who had already booked trips with Cunard, P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises discovered their bank cards have been debited a second time. (

Cunard Shares Behind the Scenes Images and Video of Aft Lido Deck Being Lifted onto Queen Victoria

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Queen Victoria Refit: Aft Lido Deck Timelapse

Following Cunard’s recent announcement of plans for a $40 million refurbishment of Queen Victoria, the luxury cruise line reveals behind the scenes images and video of the stunning aft lido sun deck being lifted into place at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy. (more…)

Cunard Shares Inspiring Interview with Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

In tandem with the start of its 2017 Transatlantic season, luxury cruise line Cunard today shared an inspiring video interview with Micky Arison, Chairman of the Board of Carnival Corporation & plc. (more…)

Julien’s Auctions and Cunard Showcase the Largest Collection of Judy Garland Costumes

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Julien’s Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars and Cunard will pay homage to Hollywood icon Judy Garland when flagship Queen Mary 2 showcases highlights from the largest collection of her costumes to ever go to auction on the August 12-19, 2017 Transatlantic Crossing, departing out of New York.

Cunard Provides Inside Look at Additional Plans for $40M Refurbishment of Queen Victoria

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Following the recent Cunard announcement revealing Queen Victoria’s $40 million refit in May, the luxury cruise line is unveiling the anticipated digital renderings showcasing new and refreshed features.

Cunard Partners with The Greatest Generations Foundation to Commemorate Service of World War II Veterans

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

In partnership with The Greatest GENERATIONS Foundation, Cunard will pay tribute to the forgotten heroes of World War II, honoring our nation’s veterans with a unique enrichment program on board Queen Mary 2’s Transatlantic Crossing, August 4-12, 2017. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 Featured on Vacation Creation

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

This spring Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 will be featured on the CW Network’s Vacation Creation. Tommy Davidson, best known for his role in ‘Living Color’ hosts alongside travel expert and YouTube sensation Andrea Feczko. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Chief Strategy Officer and Cunard SVP Josh Leibowitz Defends Vacations at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Josh Leibowitz, Senior Vice President for Cunard North America and Chief Strategy Officer for Carnival Corporation & plc, was part of the panel “Guest-centricity Delivers on the Experience of Travel” at the Adobe Summit 2017 in Las Vegas — the world’s premiere digital marketing conference. (more…)

Feature Film Florist Jenny Tobin Joins Queen Victoria’s Festival of Flowers Voyage

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Luxury travel brand Cunard has today announced leading film and TV floral designer Jenny Tobin will join its first-ever Festival of Flowers voyage this summer on Queen Victoria, giving guests the opportunity to explore some of the Atlantic Isles’ most awe-inspiring gardens and floral landscapes. (more…)

CLIA 2017 Summit at Sea to Set Sail from Hamburg on Queen Elizabeth

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Queen Elizabeth at Southampton (Image Steve Dunlop, courtesy Cunard Line)Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced its 2017 Summit at Sea –an exclusive, flagship event for cruise industry stakeholders, taking place from 9th – 12th May 2017 aboard Cunard Cruise Line’s majestic Queen Elizabeth, the company’s newest luxury liner, named for her Majesty the Queen.

Cunard Announces New Details on Remastering of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria at Seatrade Cruise Global

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Today at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, Cunard announced new enhancements planned for Queen Mary 2’s remastering, the most significant refit ever undertaken by Carnival UK, as well as surprise news on Queen Victoria, during a press event hosted by top executives from the company.

Cunard Announces Details of Queen Victoria Refit

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The Queen VictoriaCunard continues its unwavering commitment to offering guests unparalleled travel experiences with the announcement of Queen Victoria’s refit this May. (more…)

Cunard Debuts 2019 Winter Programme: Oceans of Discovery, by Cunard & 2018-2019 Fleet Voyages

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Luxury cruise brand, Cunard, has today unveiled its January to May 2019 programme called the ‘Oceans of Discovery’ which will include a voyage to Alaska. This will be the first time that the current fleet will have travelled to Alaska, and the first time that the cruise line will have ventured there in over 20-years.

Cunard Unveils a Fresh Lineup of Special Event Cruises: From Geneaology to Literature and Fashion

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Cunard, famed for its award-winning Insights enrichment program in which expert and celebrity speakers join voyages to inform and entertain guests, has created fresh programming for 2017 and 2018. (more…)

Cunard Announces Three for All Promotion

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

This spring, luxury cruise line company Cunard is offering the Three for All promotion, available on select cruise itineraries on its three world-famous Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. (more…)

Cunard to Base Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship in Australia in 2019

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Queen Elizabeth at Southampton (Image Steve Dunlop, courtesy Cunard Line)Cunard today unveiled plans to base Queen Elizabeth in Australia for two months in 2019 — marking the longest deployment in Australian waters for any vessel from the line. (

Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth cruise ships meet in Sydney Harbour on world voyages

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Two grand dames of the cruising world, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth, met in Sydney Harbour in the early hours of Saturday morning. (

Capture Cunard Queens this weekend to win a Queen Mary 2 cruise

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Historic Cunard Queens Rendezvous in Sydney Harbour, February 2007: The Queen Elizabeth 2 whistle saluted  Queen Mary 2 during an historic afternoon arrival into Sydney Harbour. Not since World War II have two Cunard Queens called on Sydney togetherLuxury cruise line Cunard is offering a special Queen Mary 2 experience to the spectator who captures the best image of this weekend’s Royal Rendezvous of two of the world’s most famous ships in Sydney – Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth. (

Cunard Presents 2017 Westminster Kennel Club “Best in Show” Winner with Transatlantic Crossing on Queen Mary 2

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Cunard, the only line to carry pets across the Atlantic, presented Rumor, the Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show winner, with an invitation to sail on a Transatlantic Crossing on Queen Mary 2 today (Feb. 15) in New York’s Times Square. (more…)

Cunard Offers up to 2-for-1† Savings for Presidents Day

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship arrives into Southampton, England, on Friday 9 May 2014. Below, from the left: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2. (Courtesy Cunard Line)In tandem with Presidents Day, luxury cruise line company Cunard will offer up to 2-for-1 savings off Launch Fares on select cruise itineraries on its three Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. (more…)

Grand Dame of Fashion Iris Apfel to Set Sail on Cunard’s 2017 Transatlantic Fashion Week

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Luxury cruise brand, Cunard, has announced fashion royalty Iris Apfel will join its line-up of fashion icons set to sail onboard Queen Mary 2 for the cruise line’s second annual Transatlantic Fashion Week (August 31 – September 7, 2017). (more…)

Busselton Planning Festivities for Queen Mary 2 Call

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The Queen Mary 2 will anchor in Geographe Bay on Monday Feb. 13 and over 2,000 passengers are expected to come ashore in Busselton, Western Australia. (

Cunard Sponsors 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Cunard today (Feb. 2) announced its sponsorship of the 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, taking place in New York City February 11-14, 2017.

Cunard Debuts First TV Commercial During Big Game Week

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

In tandem with the big game, luxury ocean liner company, Cunard today released its first North American commercial that will air during Ocean Treks™ with Jeff Corwin on ABC Stations on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. (more…)

Cunard Announces Chinese New Year Sale with Inside Fares from $888

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Today luxury ocean liner company, Cunard announced that it will feature enticing promotions on a range of cruise itineraries on Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria in celebration of Chinese New Year. (more…)

Cunard’s Queen Victoria Becomes Largest Passenger Ship to Sail the Amazon

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

This morning, January 25, Cunard’s luxury cruise ship, Queen Victoria, made her maiden voyage through the ‘Meeting of Waters,’ and became the largest passenger ship to sail the Amazon, sailing between the dark Rio Negro and the pale Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil. (more…)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Named Best Luxury Cruise Ship

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Hamburg panorama with Elbphilharmonie and Queen Mary 2 (Photo / Jörg Modrow)Travel Weekly readers have named Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 “Best Luxury Cruise Ship” in the magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards. (more…)

Cunard Line Increases Specialty Dining Cover Charges Across Three Cruise Ships

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Cunard has rolled out price increases across its specialty dining venues on all three ships, with the line’s Verandah restaurants seeing substantial price hikes. (

British woman, 74, missing after ‘falling overboard’ during Caribbean cruise on Queen Mary 2 liner

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

The search for a British woman thought to have fallen overboard during a cruise on the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner has been called off. The 74-year-old woman was on a tour of the Caribbean which left New York on Thursday. (

Cunard Showcases Time, Space and a Life Less Ordinary with new Brand Film

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Luxury British cruise line, Cunard, has today revealed its new brand film to support its 2017 booking campaign – Everything you wanted, nothing you expected. (more…)

Cunard Offers Upgrades on Us on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship arrives into Southampton, England, on Friday 9 May 2014. Below, from the left: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2. (Courtesy Cunard Line)Last week, luxury cruise line Cunard announced the Upgrades on Us promotion. Now until February 28, 2017, new bookings on select voyages will receive Free Double Upgrades from Inside to Balcony, 50% Reduced Deposit, Free Drinks in Grill Suites and Past Guests will receive Free Gratuities. (more…)

Cunard Line and P&O Cruises Cancel all 2017 Calls to Turkey

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Istanbul, TurkeyCarnival Corporation’s Cunard Line and P&O Cruises have announced plans to cancel all calls to Turkey in 2017 — opting to replace calls in the country with stops in Greece or Albania. (