Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

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. (cruisecritic.com)

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. (traveller.com.au)

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. (etbtravelnews.global)

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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 mediaserver.hamburg.de / 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. (cruisecritic.com)

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. (dailymail.co.uk)

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. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Launches Wine Education Courses at Sea

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Luxury travel brand Cunard has partnered with the world’s largest provider of wine and spirits qualifications, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), to launch certified wine and spirit courses for its guests. (etbtravelnews.com)

Cunard Announces Black Tie Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

The Queen VictoriaIn tandem with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, luxury ocean liner company, Cunard will feature enticing promotions on a range of cruise itineraries on Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria. (more…)

Grammy® Award Winners Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater Perform on Cunard’s Blue Note Jazz at Sea Transatlantic Crossing

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Grammy® Award Winners Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater Perform on Cunard’s Blue Note Jazz at Sea Transatlantic CrossingCunard hosted jazz legends and Grammy® Award-winning musicians Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater on their coveted Blue Note Jazz at Sea Transatlantic Crossing, which sailed from New York to Southampton, England on October 25, 2016. (more…)

Cunard Announces up to 2-for-1(†) savings off Launch Fares for Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Cunard today announced the Veterans Day Sale with up to 2-for-1 savings on launch fares and up to $250 Onboard Credit available to active and retired military veterans on Transatlantic Crossings, Caribbean, South America, South Pacific, Australia & Asia and Panama Canal voyages. (more…)

Cunard receives top honors by Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

Friday, November 4th, 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)Cunard has been voted best in two categories in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, “Best Transatlantic Itineraries” and “Best World Cruise Itineraries,” which Cunard has been awarded for the 17th consecutive year.

New artifact recovered from the Lusitania wreckage off the Cork coast

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

A diver has brought topside a telegraph found inside the Lusitania wreckage. The Cunard ocean liner was torpedoed by the German U-boat U-20 on May 7, 1915. The vessel sank in 18 minutes, taking 1,198 souls to a watery grave below. (theliberal.ie)

Carnival Maritime Expands Operations for P&O and Cunard Fleets

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Carnival Maritime, the Hamburg-based operations center for AIDA and Costa ships, will now also serve as the Fleet Operation Center (FOC) for the 11 ships of P&O Cruises and the Cunard Line. (cruiseindustrynews.com)