Cunard Line, the premium and luxury market brand in Carnival Corp& plc group, will make an announcement in New York on 14 July, said David Noyes, CEO of Carnival UK that operates the Cunard Line brand in Britain. (cruisebusiness.com)
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On 14 July 2015, New York City will witness the conclusion of Cunard’s 175th anniversary commemorative Transatlantic Crossing as Queen Mary 2 sails into its U.S. home port for a spectacular finale.
Queen Mary 2 sounded her ship’s whistle (foghorn) at 1400 hours in Liverpool on Saturday to signify the time exactly 175 years earlier that Cunard’s first ship Britannia left the city’s Coburg Dock and inaugurated the first ever scheduled Transatlantic service. (maritime-executive.com)
Cunard will celebrate 175 years of history, tradition, and industrial achievement in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 10 July 2015 with a series of commemorative events, beginning with a special outdoor ceremony on the Halifax waterfront. (ftnnews.com)
Cunard announced that multiple Grammy® Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole will headline the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on 29 October 2015. (ftnnews.com)
Today (Saturday 13 June) is World Gin Day and to celebrate, and continue with its 175th anniversary, Cunard has unveiled a brand new gin based cocktail that is inspired by its iconic transatlantic crossings. (cruiseline.co.uk)
On 4 July 2015, Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 will embark on the capstone of Cunard’s 175th worldwide anniversary celebrations with a commemorative Transatlantic Crossing departing from Liverpool, England, paying tribute to the original voyage made by the company’s first flagship, Britannia, on 4 July 1840.
Queen Victoria’s departure brings the Three Queens Salute to Liverpool weekend to a dramatic close. There was an unexpected bonus for the crowds which gathered as Queen Victoria took her leave tonight, bringing Cunard’s Three Queens weekend to a dramatic close. (liverpoolinnews.com)
A campaign group has claimed that iconic ocean liner the QE2 has been “left to rot” in Dubai after she left the UK in 2008 for her new home at the UAE state’s Port Rashid. (travel.aol.co.uk)
Cunard’s ‘Three Queens’ cruise ships met up in Liverpool’s River Mersey today (May 25) for the first time in celebration of Cunard’s 175th anniversary. (cruisecritic.com)
Cruise Arabia & Africa is given rare access to Cunard’s former flagship Queen Elizabeth II (QE2) in the Dubai shipyard where she has for the past year lay in a state of limbo, her hallowed decks deserted, her magnificent public rooms frozen in time.
Isle of Man Post Office has announced that it is celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Cunard Line’s first transatlantic service with a set of celebratory special edition collectibles, due for release on May 25. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The Coast Guard has evacuated an ill passenger from a cruise ship (Queen Mary II) about 180 miles south of Nantucket. (chron.com)
Celebrations to mark Cunard’s 175th anniversary get into full swing on Sunday when its fleet of three ships arrive home together from separate world cruises. (mirror.co.uk)
Exactly 100 years on from the sinking of Cunard’s flagship Lusitania, Queen Victoria will pay tribute to the tragedy with a special commemorative cruise. (cruise-international.com)
Cunard’s fleet of Three Queens – flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – welcomed the new Royal Baby with a simultaneous sounding the ships’ whistles (foghorns) at noon today, Saturday 2 May 2015. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cunard Line has said that former Secretary of Defense, Dr. Robert Gates, will sail with the Queen Mary 2 as a featured guest with the Cunard Insights program during her August 112015 Transatlantic Crossing from Southampton to New York. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Sting delighted audiences in his hometown with songs from his latest album and Broadway musical ‘The Last Ship’ on 24th and 25th April 2015 to benefit the Sage Gateshead 10th Birthday Appeal. (more…)
Almost 500 Australians and New Zealanders joined fellow passengers on the decks of Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth for a special memorial service as the ship sailed the waters off the Gallipoli Peninsula this morning (24 April 2015). (express.co.uk)
The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania off Cork is to be commemorated next month when a team of rowers replicate the efforts of a lifeboat crew to save survivors. (irishtimes.com)
John Chernesky has been appointed to the role of vice president, North America Sales for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line, effective June 1. (more…)
Abu Dhabi Ports greeted the Queen Elizabeth’s arrival in Zayed Port with a traditional Emirati welcome, to mark the second Cunard cruise ship of the season and Cunard’s 175th anniversary. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cunard hosted the National Museum of the Royal Navy’s Victory is Ours! fundraising luncheon aboard Queen Victoria, during the ship’s call to Los Angeles as she continues on her World Voyage. (more…)
A passenger has died following an accident while boarding the Queen Elizabeth from a tender (the small boats that carry passengers from ship to shore or port when the cruise ship anchors at sea). (more…)
Escale Gaspésie has announced it will be among the ports of call chosen by Cunard Line for the Queen Mary II’s St. Lawrence itinerary in 2016. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cunard Line has announced its 2016-2017 cruise offering, with nearly 100 ports in 34 countries, and nine maiden stops. The Queen Mary 2 will call on two new cities in Canada: Gaspé and Saguenay, both firsts for the current Cunard fleet. (more…)
Cunard has come together with The New York Times to offer stimulating speakers as part of its long-running, award-winning Insights programme.
Sydneysiders will be treated to a fireworks display on the Harbour on Thursday night (March 12) to celebrate the historic visit of two Queens – Cunard’s magnificent flagship Queen Mary 2 and her younger sister Queen Victoria. (new-zealand.etbtravelnews.com)
Whether a seasoned Cunarder or someone yearning to sail like British Monarchy, now is the time to book a voyage on board a Cunard vessel with “The Royal Upgrade Celebration” sale. (more…)
The Queen Elizabeth cruise liner offered to help rescue boaties in distress in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf but locals had the job in hand. (3news.co.nz)
Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and Cunard UK director Angus Struthers joined to hoist the celebratory banner, which now flies over the historic Cunard Building. (telegraph.co.uk)
Cunard’s Big Band Ball marks Queen Elizabeth’s 5th birthday in 5 nights of music, dancing and celebrationTuesday, February 24th, 2015
Cunard is proud to announce a special sailing to mark Queen Elizabeth’s fifth birthday where guests will be invited take to the dance floor for a Big Band Ball, to celebrate this special birthday from 2-7 October 2015.