Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Cunard Line Reveals “Flagship Collection” Hotel Stays for Worldwide Cruise Holiday Voyages

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Cunard Line announced details of some of its shorter worldwide cruises fir 2016, and announced its new “Flagship Collection” of hotel stays which can be combined with these departures. (travelagentcentral.com)

Art & memory meet in painting to be created during iconic Queen Mary 2 voyage

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Passengers on Queen Mary 2’s 12 – 19 November 2014 transatlantic crossing to New York will have the opportunity to own an original oil painting of Queen Mary 2 at sea that will be produced during the crossing by Cunard’s artist in residence, Robert Lloyd. (sovereigncruise.co.uk)

Cunard History: Southampton

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

his article, written by Michael Gallagher, public relations executive and historian for Cunard Line, is part of an ongoing series of key moments in Cunard Line’s history. (cruisingsquared.blogspot.it)

Cunard Festival will revive Liverpool’s links with North America, says Wayne Hemingway

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

The Cunard 175th Anniversary Festival of its founding in Liverpool will start a spectacular new era of cultural links with New York and North America according to designer Wayne Hemingway. (liverpoolecho.co.uk)

UK. Sting Brings The Last Ship to Tyneside, England, Supported by Cunard Line

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Famed singer Sting will perform songs from The Last Ship, the name of his latest album and also his new Broadway musical, on 24 and 25 April 2015 at the Tyneside shipyard in England to benefit the Sage Gateshead 10th Birthday Appeal.

Cunard Line Announces 2016 World & Exotic Cruise Programme

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Embark on the journey of a lifetime and take to the seas with Cunard Line on its 2016 World and Exotic Cruise Programme, travelling to 92 unique destinations, including 32 maiden calls, in 47 countries. (robertsleading.com)

Cunard Line Announces Latest Roster of Famous Faces to Sail aboard the Fleet

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Continuing its 40-year tradition of providing the finest speaker programme in the industry, Cunard Line announces the latest roster of high-calibre speakers who will join Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria over the coming months. (robertsleading.com)

Cunard Line plan big cathedral celebration for 175th anniversary

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The 175 year history of Cunard Line since its founding in Liverpool in 1840 will be retold in two special concerts at the Anglican Cathedral next year. (liverpoolecho.co.uk)

Propulsion Problems Force Cunard to Move Up Queen Victoria Cruise Ship Dry Dock

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Queen VictoriaCunard Line is bumping up its dry dock of Queen Victoria due to a problem in one of its propulsion units. Two scheduled cruises are being canceled as a result. (cruisecritic.com)

Lusitania Exhibition on Queen Victoria

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Cunard has commissioned historian Eric Sauder to produce a temporary exhibition of Lusitania memorabilia that will be displayed on board Queen Victoria during her 3 May 2015 voyage. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard’s Queen Victoria makes maiden call at St Raphael on the Cote d’Azur

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Heads turned when Cunard’s Queen Victoria made the cruise line’s maiden call at St Raphael on the Cote d’Azur this weekend. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Line’s history. Sibling Rivalry between Cunard’s Original Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Sister ships can be funny things. Take Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth – two of the most famous ships ever to ply the North Atlantic. (robertsleading.com)

Travel + Leisure Readers Name Cunard among Top 5 Mega-Ship Cruise Lines

Friday, July 18th, 2014

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 LineIts trio of majestic, iconic ships – Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – earned Cunard Line new accolades and a pair of top spots on the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Award 2014 lists. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Performing Artists to Bring Magic to Queen Mary 2

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Enchanting stories and music will light up Queen Mary 2 with special shows from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and performances featuring students and faculty from The Juilliard School. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Introduces the Helen Gormley

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

This article, written by Michael Gallagher, public relations executive and historian for Cunard Line, it’s about how the name was chosen for the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2. (cnd-cruiseblogger.blogspot.it)

Cunard Line readies for James Taylor performance on Queen Mary 2

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

The stage is set and final voyage tickets are selling as Cunard Line prepares for the return of Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor and his band during the 27 August 2014 Transatlantic Crossing. (allthingscruise.com)

P&O Cruises, Cunard Line cut Baltic, Norway cruises by 28% on emission control rules 2013-15 – report

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Carnival UK, which operates Carnival Corp & plc group brands in the country, has warned that cruising in northern Europe “is not sacrosanct” as the shipping industry cranks up pressure against tighter planned international rules on sulphur emissions, a media report says. (cruisebusiness.com)

One year to go until Cunard’s historic 175th anniversary celebration sailing from Liverpool

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

On 4 July 2015, Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 will return to Liverpool, England, to celebrate the departure exactly 175 years earlier of Britannia, the first ship built for Cunard’s revolutionary new Transatlantic Crossing service. (allthingscruise.com)

P&O Cruises and Cunard temporarily lift agent commission to 13.5% in UK – report

Friday, July 4th, 2014

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have temporarily increased the commission they pay to travel agents in the UK to 13.5% from 7.5%, Travel Weekly reports. (cruisebusiness.com)

The Trek of Queen Mary 2 to Begin with George Takei Documentary

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Before Queen Mary 2 sails her 28 July Transatlantic Crossing, select Cunard Line guests will take an enlightening journey through the life of actor, activist and social media superstar George Takei.

Chef Todd English to join Queen Mary 2′s Independence Day Celebration voyage

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Cunard Line will welcome celebrity chef and partner Todd English on board Queen Mary 2 on 1 July 2014 for her Independence Day Celebration voyage from New York to Boston. (allthingscruise.com)

New Cunard Video Reveals Queen Elizabeth Transformations

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

A new four-minute video tells the story of the recent multi-million dollar refit that took place aboard Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Justice Is Mind to Screen on Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth Ocean Liner

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

“Justice Is Mind” will have its international premiere on Cunard Line’s newest ocean liner Queen Elizabeth on October 29, 2014.

Single Staterooms Now Available on Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Cunard Line has confirmed the addition of single staterooms on board Queen Elizabeth. The eight outside and one inside staterooms are on sale now and available for booking beginning with the 16 December 2014 sailing (voyage number Q422). (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard’s Queen Victoria met with celebration during rare overnight call to Liverpool

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

A spectacular and rare two-day call by Cunard’s Queen Victoria at its ‘spiritual home’ of Liverpool had a rousing send-off with an estimated crowd of twenty thousand people lining the Mersey to see the ship sail. (allthingscruise.com)

Cunard Line Offers Mediterranean Spotlight Sale

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Guests interested in cruising the Mediterranean aboard one of Cunard Line’s ships can receive a Free Balcony Upgrade, Free Gratuities and a Free Bottle of Wine on select voyages if they book now through June 30, 2014. (travelagentcentral.com)

“The ‘Empress Incognito’ and Her Most Daring Voyage”, written by Michael Gallagher, public relations executive and historian for Cunard Line

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Just after the outbreak of the Second World War, Queen Elizabeth, the largest liner in the world, was still fitting out at the John Brown & Co. Shipyard on the Clyde with her Maiden Voyage set for April 1940. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Cunard Line to Welcome Kim Novak aboard QM2

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Cunard Line is pleased to announce that legendary actress Kim Novak will join flagship Queen Mary 2 on her eastbound 6 July 2014 Transatlantic Crossing as a Cunard Insights speaker on board. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Victoria to make a rare Cunard overnight in Liverpool

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

When Queen Victoria arrives in Liverpool on Friday 30 May 2014 she will be celebrating history as well as making a little bit of history herself.

Cunard Line Shows Love for New York City

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Queen Mary 2, officers, staff and crew, including Captain Kevin Oprey, master of the QM2, showed the company’s love for their U.S. homeport of New York City. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Elizabeth in Drydock at Blohm + Voss

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

The Queen Elizabeth arrived for her first scheduled drydock today at Blohm + Voss in Hamburg. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Line Welcomes George Takei Aboard Queen Mary 2 this July

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Cunard Line is delighted to announce that actor and social media superstar George Takei will join Queen Mary 2 on her 28 July Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton.