Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Cunard Line Presents Speakers Across the Spectrum

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Legendary musician and founding member of Band Aid, Midge Ure, and former Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, have been lined up to speak aboard the Line’s ships in the coming months. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Cool Pics: Cunard Captures Epic Shots of Captain Under Ship

Friday, March 7th, 2014

The folks from Cunard Line took some amazing photographs of Captain Kevin Oprey, master of Queen Mary 2, standing beneath the flagship’s hull during the World Cruise in the ship’s 10th anniversary year. (travelpulse.com)

Cunard Turns 175, Lines up Tribute Cruise Events

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Cunard’s 175th Anniversary celebrations will kick off in May next year when Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria will sail into Southampton together. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Comes Together for Beatles Experience

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

As celebrations continue marking the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ American debut, Cunard Line will help commemorate the group’s first crossing of the Altantic with The Beatles Experience, a live musical tribute to the most popular band of all time. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Mary 2 Makes Her Happy Tenth Birthday Call To Sydney

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

It was a case of maritime icon meets cultural icon early today as Queen Mary 2 passed the Sydney Opera House on her way to a gentle arrival at the Overseas Passenger Terminal ready to start her second circumnavigation of Australia. (australia.etbnews.com)

World-First Portrait in Sydney Marks Queen Mary 2’s 10th Birthday

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

In a world-first, more than 120 crew from across Queen Mary 2 came together in Sydney today for a dramatic portrait marking the legendary Cunard liner’s 10th birthday. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Passengers on luxury cruise ship Queen Mary II to dock at Luggage Point industrial area

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Passengers on the monster Queen Mary 2 are due for a grim arrival in Brisbane this week that has tourism leaders cringing. (couriermail.com.au)

Argentina Forces Cunard Cruise Ship to Lower British Flag

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

A Cunard cruise ship ran afoul of authorities in Argentina after it sailed into the port of Buenos Aires flying the British flag. (cruisecritic.com)

Quercus from Penhaligon’s Comes aboard Cunard Line

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Something new in the air will be aboard Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria this year: Cunard Line has joined forces with British perfumers Penhaligon’s. (allthingscruise.com)

Cunard Line Takes to the Air!

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

In 1957, airplanes carried more passengers across the Atlantic than passenger liners; and the number taking to the air rather than taking a ship would increase yearly thereafter. (cnd-cruiseblogger.blogspot.com)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Celebrates Her First Ten Years

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Since her naming by Her Majesty The Queen on Jan. 8, 2004, Queen Mary 2 has undertaken a total of 419 voyages, including over 200 Transatlantic Crossings, and has called at 182 ports in 60 countries. (travelagentcentral.com)

UK. P&O Cruises and Cunard launch £10k agent giveaway

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Fifty five prizes worth a total of £10,000 are being given away to agents by P&O Cruises and Cunard during a nine-week ‘wave’ peak booking period promotion. (travelweekly.co.uk)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Named Best Luxury Cruise Ship for Eighth Straight Year

Friday, December 20th, 2013

QM2 in Quebec CityCunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 has been named “Best Luxury Cruise Ship” for the eighth consecutive year by the readers of Travel Weekly, the national publication of the travel industry. (examiner.com)

Cunard launches upgrade celebration offering stateroom upgrades and free gratuities!

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Guests looking to explore new cultures and locales from the comfort of a luxury Cunard experience can now receive Free Balcony and Suite Upgrades, Free Gratuities and $150 Deposit on more than 134 2014 voyages. (expertcruiser.com)

Solo Rower Meets the Man Behind Queen Mary 2′s Mid-Atlantic Mercy Mission

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

On 26 September 2013, Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2, lent a mid-Atlantic helping hand to a Canadian solo woman rower, Mylene Paquette, after receiving a request for assistance and supplies. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Cunard Line and P&O Cruises unveil new UK commission package

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have announced a new UK travel agent remuneration package following months of consultation with the trade. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Sets “Insight” Speakers for Early 2014

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Cunard was the first cruise company to introduce speakers as a key part of its entertainment schedule on board and in the four decades since 1974, its award-winning speaker programme has featured eminent names with expertise ranging from gardening to astronomy. (cnd-cruiseblogger.blogspot.it)

Happy Birthday, Sir Samuel Cunard! Key Moments In Cunard Line`S History

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Two hundred twenty-six years ago, on 21 November 1787, Samuel Cunard was born – a momentous day indeed! (robertsleading.com)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 to Welcome Back James Taylor and Band in 2014

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Cunard Line will commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Queen Mary 2 in 2014, and one of the most exciting highlights will be when the flagship welcomes back Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Line Earns Two Porthole Cruise Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Porthole Cruise Magazine has added to Cunard Line’s collection of accolades, as readers have selected Cunard as among the “best of the best” in cruise lines, itineraries and services in the 15th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Cunard to Make Maritime History in Liverpool in 2015 for 175th Anniversary

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Cunard Line has confirmed two special events in 2015 to be held in its spiritual home of Liverpool, England, in celebration of the company’s 175th anniversary. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Line recognized with “Top Midsize-Ship Cruise Line” Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Award

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Cunard Line has been recognized as a “Top Midsized-Ship Cruise Line” by a record number of readers of Condé Nast Traveler who participated in the global travel magazine’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards. (allthingscruise.com)

Cunard Honored with Award by National Maritime Historical Society

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Cunard Line made history last Wednesday at the National Maritime Historical Society’s 50th Anniversary Gala Awards Dinner in New York when it became the first company ever to receive the Society’s Distinguished Service Award. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

P&O and Cunard Eliminate Vantage and Getaway Fares

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Cunard Line and P&O Cruises are doing away with their ‘Vantage’ and ‘Getaway’ fares in 2014, less than a year after rolling out the fare structure. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Line Announces Europe Three for All Sale, Now Through 30 November 2013

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Cunard Line passengers who decide to book voyages to explore the Mediterranean on Queen Elizabeth will receive up to $500 off airfare per stateroom, up to $500 on board credit per stateroom and free gratuities for two people. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

The Port of Québec Acknowledges the Generosity of the Queen Mary 2

Friday, October 25th, 2013

QM2 in Quebec CityAt an event held at the Port of Québec cruise terminal, Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Québec Port Authority (QPA), recognized the captain and crew of the Queen Mary 2 (QM2). (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Trimline Signs 10 Ship Maintenance Contract with Carnival UK

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Southampton-based Trimline, a marine interior refit company, has signed an agreement with P&O Cruises and Cunard under the Carnival UK (CUK) banner to look after and maintain its fleet of 10 passenger cruise ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

New Contracts for Rebranded Harding Retail

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Cruise-ship retailer Harding Retail has announced two major new contracts with Carnival UK and Thomson Cruises. The contracts with Carnival UK include both P&O and Cunard fleets. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Offers Balcony Upgrade, Onboard Credit Oct. 15-31

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Cunard is offering balcony accommodations for the price of an ocean-view stateroom, up to $300 onboard credit per stateroom, and a reduced deposit to those who book select 2014 voyages Oct. 15-31 on Queen Mary 2. (travelpulse.com)

Cunard Travel Agent Partners Join Dignitaries and Celebrities at 17th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Gala Dinner

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Cunard Line Travel Agent partners stepped out in style and joined more than 3,000 of the top figures in politics and entertainment at the 17th Annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) National Gala Dinner in Washington, D.C., this past weekend. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Queen Mary 2 Wins U.S. Travel Weekly’s 2013 Magellan Gold Award for Luxury Ship Suite Design

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Cunard Line flagship Queen Mary 2 has won the top honour of U.S. Travel Weekly’s 2013 Magellan Gold Award in Luxury Ship Suite Design for its Queens Grill Duplex Suites. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

National Symphony Orchestra to perform on Queen Mary 2 for fifth time

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Cunard has announced that the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will return to perform aboard Queen Mary 2 on her 8-15 September 2014 Transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New York. (cruisebusiness.com)