Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Cunard Launches Wine Education Courses at Sea

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Luxury travel brand Cunard has partnered with the world’s largest provider of wine and spirits qualifications, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), to launch certified wine and spirit courses for its guests. (etbtravelnews.com)

Cunard Announces Black Tie Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

The Queen VictoriaIn tandem with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, luxury ocean liner company, Cunard will feature enticing promotions on a range of cruise itineraries on Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria. (more…)

Grammy® Award Winners Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater Perform on Cunard’s Blue Note Jazz at Sea Transatlantic Crossing

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Grammy® Award Winners Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater Perform on Cunard’s Blue Note Jazz at Sea Transatlantic CrossingCunard hosted jazz legends and Grammy® Award-winning musicians Gregory Porter and Dee Dee Bridgewater on their coveted Blue Note Jazz at Sea Transatlantic Crossing, which sailed from New York to Southampton, England on October 25, 2016. (more…)

Cunard Announces up to 2-for-1(†) savings off Launch Fares for Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Cunard today announced the Veterans Day Sale with up to 2-for-1 savings on launch fares and up to $250 Onboard Credit available to active and retired military veterans on Transatlantic Crossings, Caribbean, South America, South Pacific, Australia & Asia and Panama Canal voyages. (more…)

Cunard receives top honors by Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

Friday, November 4th, 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)Cunard has been voted best in two categories in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, “Best Transatlantic Itineraries” and “Best World Cruise Itineraries,” which Cunard has been awarded for the 17th consecutive year.

New artifact recovered from the Lusitania wreckage off the Cork coast

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

A diver has brought topside a telegraph found inside the Lusitania wreckage. The Cunard ocean liner was torpedoed by the German U-boat U-20 on May 7, 1915. The vessel sank in 18 minutes, taking 1,198 souls to a watery grave below. (theliberal.ie)

Carnival Maritime Expands Operations for P&O and Cunard Fleets

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Carnival Maritime, the Hamburg-based operations center for AIDA and Costa ships, will now also serve as the Fleet Operation Center (FOC) for the 11 ships of P&O Cruises and the Cunard Line. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Mary 2 Remastered Lauded with Accolades and Awards

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Robert Lloyd was responsible for the most recent portrait of Queen Mary 2, showing her undergoing her 25-day refit at Blohm & VossSince re-entering service after her remastering in June 2016, Queen Mary 2 has received several accolades and awards which underline the success of the significant work completed on the Cunard flagship.

Cunard Celebrates World Space Week with a Celestial Voyage

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Queen Mary 2Cunard announced its flagship liner, Queen Mary 2, will offer an extraordinary Transatlantic Crossing to coincide with International World Space Week in October 2017. (more…)

Cunard, P&O Cruises Senior Business Manager Trevor Dupont to Retire

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Carnival Corp. has announced the retirement of Cunard and P&O Cruises Senior Business Manager Trevor Dupont, effective at the end of February 2017. (travelagentcentral.com)

Queen Mary 2 Makes Boston Debut After Extensive Remastering

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Queen Mary 2 gave a royal welcome to Boston’s top Instagram dogs, Nacho (@NachoDogg) and Bear (@KnoxandBear), who enjoyed the new kennels on the Remastered ship at Boston’s Black Falcon Cruse Terminal. Cunard’s flagship ocean liner sailed into Boston today (29 Sep.) to debut its significant refit costing in the region of $132 million. (more…)

Carnival Australia Jumps Onboard with Cruise Month

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Each of the cruise operator’s seven lines – P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Cunard, P&O Cruises World Cruising and Seabourn – is offering deals and savings to celebrate Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia’s inaugural month-long promotion.

John Risley Awarded The Second Annual Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

The 2016 Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity was awarded today to John Risley, President of Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated. This second annual award was bestowed upon Mr. Risley at a luncheon onboard Cunard’s flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 as she was docked in Halifax. (more…)

Cunard Unveils 2018 Voyage Programme Featuring New Special Event Sailings and Maiden Calls

Tuesday, September 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)From March through December 2018, Cunard’s three iconic Queens will set sail on a brand new programme of destinations and special event sailings.

Cunard Debuts First-Ever Transatlantic Fashion Week on Queen Mary 2

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Yesterday (Sep. 1) Royal College of Art graduate, Sophie Schmidt, unveiled her latest creation worn by a Storm model on board the iconic Queen Mary 2 to kick off Cunard’s first ever ‘Transatlantic Fashion Week’ with Dame Zandra Rhodes. (more…)

Cunard Announces Three for All Sale

Friday, September 2nd, 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)Cunard yesterday announced the Three for All sale on over 170 voyages sailing between May 2017 and January 2018 on all three Cunard Queens, Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. (more…)

Legendary Hollywood Icon Francis Ford Coppola Sets Sail on Queen Mary 2

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Queen Mary 2Renowned screenwriter, film director, and producer Francis Ford Coppola embarked on an eight-night Transatlantic Crossing on Cunard’s flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 on July 24, 2016. (more…)

Cunard Announces Summer Savings Event

Monday, August 1st, 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)Cunard has recently announced its Summer Savings Event, which features up to 40% savings off launch fares and free gratuities in Grill Suites on Cunard’s three Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. (more…)

Uncommon Journeys Offers One-Time “Fall Colors with the Queen” Voyage

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Uncommon Journeys is offering a one-time, 11-day voyage through the fall foliage titled “Fall Colors with the Queen,” featuring a stay on a vintage Streamliner train and a seven-night cruise on the Cunard Line’s newly refurbished Queen Mary 2. (travelagentcentral.com)

Cunard Announces World Adventure Month

Tuesday, July 19th, 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)Cunard last week announced World Adventure Month, which features Free Balcony Upgrades on the luxurious three queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.

Cunard Creates New Cocktails Inspired by Their Knighted Commodores

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Cunard’s iconic cocktail bar the Commodore Club has revealed a new and distinguished menu sharing the unique story of the Knighted Cunard Commodores. Each historic and decorated story is infused into the cocktail experience with a modern menu design, illustration and superb new signature cocktails. (more…)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into its U.S. homeport, Brooklyn, on July 6 after its refit

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

The luxury liner has been lovingly remastered with new contemporary interior designs and guest experiences, many of which take their design inspiration from the original Queen Mary, which debuted in New York 80 years ago. (more…)

Cunard Line’s QM2 Cruise Ship Arrives in Southampton Following £90m “Remastering”

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Following a £90m 25-day dry dock “remastering,” Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into Southampton this morning (June 23) ahead of its first post-refit Transatlantic crossing. (cruisecritic.com)

Video: In the dock at the Queen Mary 2 – Upgrade for the Queen of the Seas

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

The Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard shipping company receives the greatest modernization-program since the start of 2004. In Dock Elbe 17 at Blohm and Voss are more than 3,000 workers on site. (real tv group GmbH & Co.KG)

Cunard Announces Partnership with Luxury Lifestyle Brand Aspinal of London

Friday, June 10th, 2016

On board Cunard’s newly rejuvenated flagship Queen Mary 2, passengers will soon be able to enjoy a unique and indulgent retail experience with the partnership of Cunard and high-end lifestyle brand Aspinal of London.

P&O Cruises and Cunard “shine spotlight on end to end guest experience”

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Carnival UK is enhancing the passenger experience by bringing onboard hotel operations together with brand and marketing teams across Cunard and P&O Cruises. (more…)

Cunard Reveals More Details of QM2 Cruise Ship Refit During Dry Dock Tour

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Queen Mary 2Cunard has revealed a host of additional features onboard its flagship Queen Mary 2 half way through its “remastering” in Germany. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Announces Big Balcony Event

Friday, June 3rd, 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)Luxury ocean liner company, Cunard, announced the Big Balcony Event, which features enticing upgrades for Balcony staterooms, Princess Grill and Queens Grill suites on all three Cunard Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 refurbishment begins at Blohm+Voss shipyard

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Queen Mary 2On May 27, at 8:00 PM, the Queen Mary 2 docked at Blohm+Voss at dry dock ELBE 17, well-known to the ocean liner. There, the flagship of the long-established British shipping company Cunard Line will undergo the largest refit program since being brought into service. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Announces World’s Finest Wine Cellar at Sea on National Wine Day

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

On board Cunard’s newly rejuvenated flagship Queen Mary 2, passengers will now be able to indulge in a unique collection of 450 fine wines, including the highly sought after California Screaming Eagle at $4,500 per bottle, which is to be served by the glass for the very first time. (more…)

Cunard and Julien’s Auctions Announce the Addition of Personal Marilyn Monroe Items from the Estate of Lee Strasberg to August 9 Transatlantic Crossing

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Cunard today announced that select pieces from the personal collections of Marilyn Monroe from the estate of Lee Strasberg will also travel on board Queen Mary 2 from August 9-16, 2016 .

Queen Mary 2 cruise liner banned from entering Jordanian waters

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Brits on board the Queen Mary 2 had their holiday plans scuppered as the lavish cruise liner was banned from entering Jordanian waters following an outbreak of highly-contagious norovirus. (mirror.co.uk)