Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Cunard’s magnificent Queens line up three abreast for the first time in dramatic photo shoot

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The world’s grandest ocean liner, Queen Mary 2 and her sister ships Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria sailed in formation from Lisbon to the UK. (allthingscruise.com)

Cunard Announces Free Upgrades, Free Gratuities & Reduced Deposit

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Guests looking to explore new cultures and locales from the comfort of a luxury Cunard ship can now receive Free Balcony Upgrades, Free Gratuities and only pay a $150 Deposit on select 2014 voyages. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Cunard Line to Welcome Award-Winning Film Director Wes Anderson

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Cunard Line has announced that award-winning film director Wes Anderson will sail with flagship Queen Mary 2 during her 13 June 2014 Transatlantic Crossing. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Fleet to Celebrate Queen Mary 2′s First 10 Years

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Cunard will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the line’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on Friday 9 May 2014 with the arrival of the whole three-ship fleet in Southampton. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

Cunard Line celebrates 10 Years of providing premier spa & wellness experiences with Canyon Ranch

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Cunard Line is pleased to announce that in honour of the 10th anniversary of its flagship Queen Mary 2, the on board Canyon Ranch SpaClub® will introduce a selection of new spa and beauty services. (allthingscruise.com)

Cunard History: Tickets, Please!

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

After purchasing Queen Mary, the City of Long Beach wanted to build an ‘Olde London’ village alongside their new acquisition. (outtoseatravel.blogspot.it)

Queen Elizabeth Makes Her Maiden Call at Halong Bay in Vietnam

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Noted for its spectacular seascape of islands and sheer rock pillars, the Bay is a Unesco World Heritage site and famous as a James Bond film location. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh to Visit Queen Mary 2

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Cunard Line is honoured to announce that His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will make a return visit to Queen Mary 2 in her homeport of Southampton on Friday, 9 May 2014 and attend a reception and lunch being held to celebrate the flagship’s 10th anniversary in service.

Cunard Line Announces Full Details of 2015-2016 Voyages Program

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

With an eye towards the company’s 175th anniversary in 2015, Cunard Line has announced its 2015-2016 Voyages Program. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Elizabeth squeezes under Yokohama Bay Bridge in first port call (Photo)

Monday, March 17th, 2014

The Queen Elizabeth waited for low tide on March 16 so it could sail under the Yokohama Bay Bridge in making its first port call on this city since it started service just over three years ago. (ajw.asahi.com)

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)