Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Carnival UK to split Cunard Line and P&O Cruises’ sales teams – report

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Cunard Line and P&O Cruises will return to running separate sales organisations following a short period operating under a multi-brand Partnership Team umbrella, Travel Weekly reports in a newsletter. (cruisebusiness.com)

Queen Mary 2’s Transatlantic Fashion Week debuts glamour on the high seas

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Luxury cruise line Cunard flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 arrives in New York after the second annual Transatlantic Fashion Week brought together some of the most glamorous names in the fashion industry. (eturbonews.com)

Cunard Reveals First Alaska Sailing in 20 Years, Plus More New Cruise Itineraries for 2019

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Cunard has revealed brand-new itineraries for 2019 — including a return to Alaska for the first time in 20 years on the line’s Queen Elizabeth. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Announces Three for All Sale

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Cunard today announced the Three for All sale on over 100 voyages sailing between May and December 2018 on all three Cunard Queens—Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. (more…)

The meeting of the icons: Elbphilharmonie Hamburg greeted by Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Hamburg panorama with Elbphilharmonie and Queen Mary 2 (Photo mediaserver.hamburg.de / Jörg Modrow)Yesterday evening witnessed the first meeting of the cruise liner Queen Mary 2 and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, as the ship was taking a tour of Hamburg’s port. In 2004, when the elegant ocean liner first arrived in Hamburg, it started an unprecedented cruise boom in Northern Germany. (more…)

Cunard Prepares to Set Sail for QE2 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

QE2 at Invergordon, ScotlandLuxury cruise brand Cunard, is honoring the 50th anniversary of its longest serving ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, with a special voyage onboard the luxury cruise liner Queen Elizabeth (Q729). (more…)

Mighty transatlantic passenger liner honours Halifax connection

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

The world’s only transatlantic passenger liner in active duty, The Queen Mary 2, has a deep rooted connection to Halifax, that was celebrated during her Thursday port of call. (globalnews.ca)

Parsons Students to Show New Designs on Queen Mary 2’s Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Luxury cruise line Cunard is excited to announce that six students from The New School’s Parsons School of Design have been selected to join the Second Annual Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing on board flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2.

Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line to Offer Same-Sex Marriages at Sea

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Following a recent Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriages in Bermuda, three Carnival Corp. cruise lines — Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line — have revealed they are now taking bookings for same-sex marriages at sea. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Offers ‘Drinks on Us’

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Cunard is now offering the Drinks on Us sale which delights guests with Free Drinks in Balcony staterooms and Grill Suites with a $200 Reduced Deposit per person on select 2018 Northern Europe, Mediterranean and Transatlantic Crossing voyages. (more…)

HMS Queen Elizabeth meets RMS Queen Elizabeth off the coast of Scotland

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth met HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time on Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017 off the coast of Scotland. The rendezvous of the two ships, that share the same name and who were both christened by The Queen, took place in the Moray Firth off the coast of Scotland during Queen Elizabeth’s 13-night tour of the British Isles.

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Sails Across the Atlantic with Four Famous Multi-hulls

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 set sail from Saint Nazaire, France, to cross the Atlantic in a once-in-a-lifetime Transatlantic “Race” against four of the world’s most famous trimarans in ‘The Bridge 2017.’ (more…)

Cunard Announces Tina Brown to be Featured Guest Speaker on Transatlantic Crossing This Summer

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that literary legend Tina Brown will be a featured guest speaker on flagship liner Queen Mary 2’s seven-night Transatlantic Crossing out of New York, departing August 12, 2017. (more…)

Cunard and The New York Times collaborate to offer “The Crossword Crossing”

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Cunard and The New York Times have collaborated again, this time to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The New York Times crossword. (more…)

Cunard Announces Official Sponsorship of Broadway Musical War Paint

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Luxury cruise line Cunard is excited to announce sponsorship of War Paint, the new musical starring Broadway legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. With book written by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie, War Paint portrays trailblazing cosmetic icons Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein, and their famous rivalry, which began in the 1930s.

Queen Mary 2 rescues 73-year-old yachtsman from ‘extreme’ Atlantic storm

Monday, June 12th, 2017

A 73-year-old British sailor was rescued by the Queen Mary 2 luxury liner after his yacht was severely damaged in an “extreme” north Atlantic storm. (independent.co.uk)

Cunard Reveals Completion of $40 Million Refurbishment of Queen Victoria

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Cunard’s iconic ship Queen Victoria made her much-anticipated return to Southampton yesterday, showing off an array of stunning new features following an impressive $40 million refurbishment.

Port Saint John: Economic impact study finds cruise tourism provides $49.9 million in annual impact to New Brunswick

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Port Saint John released updated economic impact figures for the cruise sector in New Brunswick today (June 6) which show total annual impact from the cruise industry in New Brunswick has risen from $41.5 million per year to $49.9 million per year, an increase of 20%. (more…)

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. (mirror.co.uk)

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…)