Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

Cunard Building could become Liverpool Cruise Terminal

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Cunard Building, one the three grand buildings on the Pier Head on the waterfront of Liverpool in the UK, could become new cruise terminal facility in the city, Cruise Liverpool said in a statement. (

Queen Mary 2 Aids Solo Lady Rower on Mid-Atlantic Mercy Mission

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 lent a helping hand to a Canadian rower, Mylène Paquette, in the mid-Atlantic yesterday. (

Cunard’s Famous Fleet Awarded Top Berlitz Guide Rankings for 2014

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Cunard Line has dominated the Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships rankings for 2014 giving the company clear leadership over competitors in the “Large Resort Ship” category. (

Ship Photographer Revisits Legendary Stars Aboard Queen Mary 2

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 was paid a special visit on Monday by 89-year-old Richard (“Dick”) Dawson, a ship-based photographer who captured several legendary luminaries who sailed during Cunard’s golden age of ocean travel. (

Broadcaster Sir David Frost Dies on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Revered British broadcaster Sir David Frost has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 74 while onboard Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth. (

Cunard Announces Mediterranean Spotlight Sale

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Passengers who reserve select 12-day Mediterranean Cruises aboard Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth, can sail from less than $95 per day – plus receive free gratuities. (

Cunard announces 2015 world cruises

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Queen VictoriaIn 2015, Cunard will commemorate the 175th year of the company’s founding, and the global voyages planned will celebrate this significant milestone in style. (

Two More Cruise Lines Tighten Smoking Policies

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

A day after Disney Cruise Line announced it will ban balcony smoking beginning February 2014, Seabourn and Cunard Line say they, too, are tightening their smoking policies next year. (

Cunard Offers Two-For-One Adventure Savings Through Sept. 1

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Passengers who book Cunard Line adventures on select 2014 voyages during Cunard Line’s Two-for-one Adventure Month in August can save up to 50 percent off the original fares. (

Cunard Presents Highlights of Queen Mary 2′s Milestone Voyage

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Following on Queen Mary 2′s historic 200th Transatlantic Crossing, which departed New York for Southampton, England, on 6 July 2013, Cunard released video highlights from the flagship’s milestone Atlantic voyage.   (more…)

Explore Iconic Australian Sights Between Voyages on Two Cunard Ships

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Travellers may combine World Voyage Segments on two different Cunard liners – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth or Queen Victoria – with an exciting Australian Land Stay excursion. (

Cunard Holds Big Balcony Event 10-17 July for European Cruises

Friday, July 12th, 2013

European cruises are now available in Cunard Line’s Big Balcony Event. Passengers who book select Cunard Line European voyages between 10-17 July will receive free Balcony upgrades. (more…)

UK. P&O Cruises and Cunard Line open email hotline for agents

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have opened a joint email hotline for agents in order to facilitate communication between them and the two cruise lines. (

Cunard’s Flagship Queen Mary 2 Celebrates 200th Transatlantic Crossing

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 is making her historic 200th Transatlantic Crossing, having sailed from New York on Saturday 6 July en route to her homeport of Southampton. (

QE2 to be all-suite luxury hotel by 2014

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

The last of the great luxury liners, the Queen Elizabeth 2, now moored in Dubai, will set sail again for her transformation into her final avatar – as an all-suite luxury hotel. (

Captain Inger Olsen Takes Queen Victoria to Birthplace

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Queen VictoriaCaptain Inger Olsen, Cunard Line’s first female Captain, took her ship home to her birthplace when Queen Victoria made her maiden call to the Faroe Islands in Denmark. (

Wimbledon and Rugby enjoyed while afloat on Cunard and P&O Cruises

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Passengers travelling on Cunard and P&O Cruises next week need not worry about missing any of the big sporting events with live coverage on Sport 24. (more…)

Cunard Line holds Big Balcony event, now through July 31

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Through 31 July 2013, Cunard Line’s Big Balcony Event offers Balcony staterooms for the price of an Inside stateroom. (

Three directors appointed to commercial teams of Cunard Line and P&O Cruises

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have announced the appointment of three new directors to join their commercial team. (

Carnival UK’s Dingle airs thoughts of online’s future role

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Carnival UK will increase the role of online functions in the future, but these will take into account requirements of the brands in question, says David Dingle, CEO of the Southampton based company. (

Cunard’s dining refreshed with new restaurant option: Queen Victoria’s new verandah

Monday, June 17th, 2013

A new alternative dining venue, The Verandah, opened aboard Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria for her St. Petersburg & Baltic Explorer cruise, which departed Southampton on 1 June 2013. (

New Demand Software for Carnival UK

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Carnival UK has introduced new demand forecasting software from Barloworld Supply Chain Software. (

Carnival UK Management Restructuring as Marlow and Shanks Set to Leave

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Carnival UK, Cunard Line and P&O Cruises UK announced a new commercial leadership structure, reporting into Gerard Tempest, its chief commercial officer. (

Queen Mary 2 Recalls Queen Mary’s Maiden New York Arrival

Friday, May 31st, 2013

When Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 sails into New York harbour on Saturday 1 June she will arrive on the 77th anniversary of the maiden call of the original Queen Mary in New York in 1936. (

Cunard Sets Travel Agent Contest for Innovative Marketing Plans

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Cunard Line has launched a travel agent contest that will award a total of $100,000 to implement innovative marketing campaigns. (

Cunard’s Queen Victoria to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Aquitania

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

A highlight of Cunard Line’s 2014 Voyage Programme will be the overnight stay of the intimately luxurious Queen Victoria in Liverpool, England, in May. (

Cunard Line gives credits where credit is due-new program gives North American military personnel up to $250 to spend on board

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Cunard Line is pleased to announce a new benefit for those who serve in the armed forces in North America. (