Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Cunard honours Anzac centenary with memorial service off the Gallipoli Peninsula

Monday, April 27th, 2015

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). (

Lusitania anniversary to be marked by lifeboat re-enactment

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

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. (

John Chernesky Appointed Vice President of North America Sales for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line

Monday, April 20th, 2015

John Chernesky has been appointed to the role of vice president, North America Sales for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line, effective June 1. (more…)

Zayed Port Welcomes the Queen Elizabeth

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

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. (

Cunard Hosts Fundraiser Event on board Queen Victoria for the National Museum of the Royal Navy

Monday, April 13th, 2015

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…)

Queen Elizabeth passenger dies boarding a cruise ship tender

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

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…)

QM2 to Call in Gaspe in 2016

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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. (

Cunard Line Announces 2016-2017 Deployment

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

QM2 in Quebec CityCunard 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 and The New York Times Collaborate On Enriching Travel Experiences

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Cunard has come together with The New York Times to offer stimulating speakers as part of its long-running, award-winning Insights programme.

Harbour Fireworks to Celebrate Historic Sydney Visit by Two Queens

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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. (

Cunard Commemorates 175 Years with “The Royal Upgrade Celebration” Offer

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

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…)

Cruise liner offers to help boaties

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

The Queen Elizabeth cruise liner offered to help rescue boaties in distress in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf but locals had the job in hand. (

Cunard raises flag over its spiritual home in Liverpool

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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. (

Cunard’s Big Band Ball marks Queen Elizabeth’s 5th birthday in 5 nights of music, dancing and celebration

Tuesday, 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.

QM2 to Call in Saguenay in 2016

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Saguenay has landed a call from Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 in 2016. The QM2 will dock at 7.a.m. on October 6, 2016, in the Canadian port. (

The 100 day countdown to Cunard’s Three Queens on the Mersey Liverpool Salute begins on Valentine’s Day!

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

The 100 day countdown to the most spectacular gathering of the Cunard fleet officially gets underway on Valentine’s Day, Saturday 14 February.

View Video Highlights from the 5 February Cunard Royal Rendezvous between Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

On 5 February, Cunard kicked off the company’s 175th Anniversary celebrations in the U.S. by paying homage to the Queen Mary when Queen Elizabeth docked in the port of Long Beach, California for the first time.

Queens Meet in Long Beach

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Yesterday, Cunard kicked off the company’s 175th Anniversary celebrations in the US by paying homage to the Queen Mary when Queen Elizabeth docked in the port of Long Beach, California for the first time. (

Cunard to Welcome Jane Seymour aboard Queen Mary 2

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Cunard will welcome multi-talented artist and Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Jane Seymour aboard Queen Mary 2 for a special Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on June 3, 2015. (

Cunard Line and Blue Note Records to form entertainment partnership

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Cunard Line said it and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records have formed entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on 29 October, 2015. (

Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary to Meet in Long Beach

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

On Feb. 5 2015, Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth will meet her royal relative, the legendary Queen Mary, in a Cunard Royal Rendezvous when Queen Elizabeth docks in Long Beach for the first time ever. (

Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria to Support Magna Carta’s 800th Anniversary

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

A rare facsimile of one of the most important documents in English history, the Magna Carta, will be going on display onboard Cunard’s flagship liner, Queen Mary 2 and sister ship Queen Victoria. (

Queen Victoria Starts World Voyage after Drydock

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Queen VictoriaThe Queen Victoria sailed past a fusillade of fireworks to mark the start of her 2015 World Voyage and show off her new look. (

Cunard Line to Introduce All-Inclusive Cruise Packages

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Cunard has launched an all-inclusive package for Grills Suites passengers to mark the line’s 175th anniversary this year. (

World Cruise Delayed in New York and Fort Lauderdale

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Inclement weather across the Atlantic will result in the late arrival of Queen Elizabeth into New York today, with the ship’s next departure to be delayed by 24 hours. (

Crosby, Stills & Nash to Perform on Queen Mary 2

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Cunard has announced that Crosby, Stills & Nash will perform a series of exclusive concerts onboard the Queen Mary 2, during her September 4-11 trans-Atlantic crossing. (

Cunard Commences 175th Anniversary Year with Spectacular Start

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Cunard has commenced its 175th anniversary year with a spectacular start, as fireworks and marching bands marked the departure of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth on their World Voyages this weekend.

Cunard Releases Animated Anniversary Timeline (Video)

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

For its 175th anniversary, Cunard has created an animated timeline on its website that highlights iconic moments in the cruise line’s history. (

Cunard Line History: 50 Years Ago Today, December 30, 2014

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

50 years ago today, 30 December 1964, the contract for what was to become Queen Elizabeth 2 was signed. (

UK. Cabin-fever cruise passengers protest on ship circling Channel for four days before returning

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Fed-up cruise passengers staged a protest on a ship scheduled to sail to Amsterdam after it had circled the Channel for four days before returning to the port in Southampton last night. (

Cunard Line celebrates 175 year anniversary with special cruise offers

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Cunard Line is celebrating 175 years of service with valued added packages for sailings in early 2015, the shipping company announced Friday. (

Cunard Line to Welcome Actress Shirley Jones Aboard Queen Victoria’s 2015 World Cruise

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Cunard Line has announced that Academy Award-winning actress Shirley Jones will sail aboard Queen Victoria as a Cunard Insights speaker during the February 2-17, 2015, Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles segment of the World Cruise. (