Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Crowds Welcome the Queen Elizabeth to Newcastle

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Passengers and crew of the Cunard vessel Queen Elizabeth received a warm welcome this morning (Feb. 22) from hundreds of onlookers who lined the Newcastle Foreshore and Stockton Foreshore in Australia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)


Cunard’s Remastered Queen Mary 2 to debut Transatlantic Fashion Week

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Leaders in the field of haute couture, currently preparing for London Fashion Week on February 19-23, will join Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 7-night Transatlantic crossing in September to New York, the style capital of the world.


Cunard Line to get own resources in UK sales team restructuring – report

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have announced plans for a overhaul of their sales team structure that would include the introduction of dedicated resources for Cunard for the first time under Carnival and an expanded field sales team. (cruisebusiness.com)


Glamorous ocean liner Queen Elizabeth to visit Adelaide on Tuesday

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Queen Elizabeth – the liner, not the monarch – will make her maiden visit to Adelaide on Tuesday in what will be a right royal windfall for the city. (adelaidenow.com.au)


New Photography Commission Captures Grandeur of Cunard’s Iconic Offices in UK and North America

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Cunard’s former office buildings in Britain and North America are to become an integral part of the fleet’s flagship Queen Mary 2 during her major 2016 refit.


Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Lucky Cunard Savings Event

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

This Chinese New Year, celebrate with the Lucky Cunard Savings Event and sail in a Balcony for the same fare as Oceanview with Free Gratuities. (more…)


Cunard to add a Second Vocal Legend, Dee Dee Bridgewater, to jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Cunard is excited to announce that jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater will be co-headlining Queen Mary 2’s third Blue Note jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on October 25, 2016. (more…)


P&O Cruises and Cunard winning the war on waste

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

The two Carnival UK brands of P&O Cruises and Cunard report major progress in reducing both fuel consumption and emissions during its cruise operations. (more…)


Age of Discovery: A Unique Collaboration between Cunard, The Savoy, and Jack Daniel’s

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Three of the world’s most highly acclaimed brands, renowned for their traditions of service and excellence, are embarking on a unique collaboration that circumnavigates the globe. (more…)


Cunard Offers The Ultimate Upgrade on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth

Wednesday, January 6th, 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)Guests looking to explore new cultures from the comfort of a luxurious Cunard experience can now receive Free Upgrades and Free Gratuities in all categories, plus Free Drinks in the Grill Suites on select voyages on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth with The Ultimate Upgrade. (more…)


Cherry Wang Promoted to Vice President of Carnival China

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc, announced the promotion of Cherry Wang to the new position of vice president of U.K. Carnival plc Cruises, the representative office for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line in China. (more…)


UK. Cunard Line and P&O Cruises could have separate commission structures – report

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Cunard Line could introduce its own agent commission structure in Britain next year as Carnival UK that operates the brand, looks to differentiate the line further from sister brand P&O Cruises, Travel Weekly reports. (cruisebusiness.com)


Cunard Announces Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock to Headline “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing August 1, 2016

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Hailed as one of the greatest jazz musicians in modern history, Herbie Hancock will headline the latest in a series of Cunard Blue Note jazz at sea-themed Transatlantic Crossings on board Queen Mary 2 in 2016.


Cunard Announces the Launch of the Verandah on Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Cunard is pleased to announce the launch of the Verandah restaurant onboard its flagship, Queen Mary 2, to open in June 2016 after her significant refit, exactly 80 years after the first Cunard Verandah Grill went to sea on Queen Mary in 1936. (more…)


Cunard Redefines Self-Service Dining onboard Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

QM2 at Quebec CityToday Cunard announced its plans for the major redesign of Kings Court, the relaxed, informal buffet dining experience onboard Queen Mary 2. (more…)


Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Receives Warm Welcome for Maiden Call in Amber Cove

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 was greeted with excitement during her inaugural visit to Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, November 22. (more…)


Multi-million pound makeover for Southampton’s QE2 Terminal

Friday, November 20th, 2015

A £5 million revamp of Southampton’s Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal is due to get underway this winter. (cruisecritic.com)


Cunard Announces Gregory Porter to Headline Blue Note “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

On the heels of Queen Mary 2’s first-ever “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing with Blue Note Records, Cunard is delighted to announce that Grammy® Award-winning singer and songwriter, Gregory Porter, will be headlining the third Blue Note jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing on October 25, 2016. (more…)


Cunard Introduces the Stylish Carinthia Lounge on Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Today Cunard announced its plans to transform Queen Mary 2’s Winter Garden into an elegant, airy and versatile new venue: the Carinthia Lounge.


HRH The Princess Royal Joins Honoured Guests onboard Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, Patron of the UK’s National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), was the special guest at an exclusive New York luncheon, sponsored by Cunard, on Thursday, 29 October in support of the world’s most iconic warship, HMS Victory.


HRH The Princess Royal to be Honorary Guest at New York Trafalgar Luncheon on board the Queen Mary 2

Monday, October 26th, 2015

HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the UK’s National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), will be the special guest at an exclusive New York luncheon, sponsored by Cunard, on Thursday 29th October in support of the world’s most iconic warship, HMS Victory.


Cunard Announces Fashion and Culinary Event Cruises in 2016

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Cunard has today announced two exciting event cruises for 2016, celebrating the worlds of fashion, food, music and dance.


Cunard to Release details of New Queen Mary 2 Single and Club Balcony Staterooms

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

QM2 at Quebec CityQueen Mary 2’s redesigned Britannia Club Balcony staterooms and all-new Britannia Single staterooms will offer passengers more options and a more elegant, modern stateroom experience. (more…)


Queen Elizabeth coming to Kobe, Japan, to celebrate port’s 150th anniversary

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will visit Kobe to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the city’s port. (ajw.asahi.com)


Cunard Offers The Ultimate Upgrade on Select 2016 Voyages

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as she 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 launches The Ultimate Upgrade, an offer including free stateroom upgrades, free gratuities and a $150 deposit per person on select 2016 voyages on board Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. (more…)


Queen Mary 2 Remastered – Famed Grills Suites and Restaurants Ascend to New Level of Luxury

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Queen Mary 2’s renowned Queens and Princess Grill suites and restaurants will undergo lavish enhancements in May and June, 2016, ascending to a new level of luxury, sharing company with the world’s finest five star hotels. (more…)


Grammy® Award-winning Gregory Porter to Join First Ever Blue Note “Jazz at Sea” on board Queen Mary 2

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Cunard is thrilled to announce that Grammy® Award-winning singer and songwriter, Gregory Porter, will be performing on board Queen Mary 2 during the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut 29 October 2015.


Passengers and crew share their memories of life on board Clyde-built Queen Mary

Monday, September 21st, 2015

It was September 1944 when RAF navigator Alexander Bowie stepped aboard RMS Queen Mary. The Clyde-built grande dame of ocean liners was anchored off Greenock. (heraldscotland.com)


Cunard appoints SMC Design for Queen Mary 2 refit

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Queen Mary 2 in LiverpoolCunard has appointed SMC Design to lead the development of Queen Mary 2’s interior spaces in preparation for her forthcoming major refit in 2016. (more…)


Cunard Announces Sponsorship of Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2015 Jazz Legends Gala 2015 Jazz Legends Gala

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Cunard is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival’ Jazz Legends Gala honoring Chick Corea on September 17, 2015. (more…)


Cunard Announces its 2017 Exotic Cruises & Full World Voyages Programme

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by sister ships Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship arrives into Southampton, England, on Friday 9 May 2014. Below, another angle of the rare visit of Cunard's Three Queens (l-r: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2). Photo courtesy Cunard LineToday Cunard released its 2017 Exotic Cruises & Full World Voyages Programme, inviting travellers to embrace exciting new frontiers in magnificent Cunard style.


UK. P&O Cruises and Cunard Invest in CRM Agency

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have hired direct agency LIDA to handle its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) business, according to a statement from the cruise line. (cruiseindustrynews.com)