Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

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. (

Richard Meadows Named President of Cunard Line – North America

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Cunard announced that Richard Meadows has been appointed President of Cunard Line – North America, assuming operating responsibility for the iconic Cunard brand throughout the North American continent from 1 December 2014. (

Cunard & P&O Cruises Cancel All Black Sea Ports in 2015

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

P&O Cruises and Cunard have cancelled all Black Sea port visits in 2015 citing safety and security concerns. (

Sting Brings Songs from His New Broadway Musical aboard Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Sting has performed songs from his new Broadway musical and latest album, The Last Ship, on board Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, in New York. (

Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria Dazzles as a New Stage Show, “Hollywood Rocks,” Debuts to Rave Reviews

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Celebrating the glamour of Hollywood’s heyday as well as iconic movie soundtracks that have captured modern hearts, Cunard Line announces Queen Victoria’s brand new stage show, “Hollywood Rocks,”. (

Queen Mary 2 brings home final “sacred soil” from World War I’s Flanders Fields

Friday, October 10th, 2014

At a dockside ceremony at Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 in Southampton today, October 9, 2014, the final bag of “Sacred Soil” was brought back to the UK. (

Cunard Line Adds New Itineraries for 175th Anniversary Year

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Queen VictoriaAs Cunard Line prepares to celebrate its 175th Anniversary next year, eight new cruises aboard flagship Queen Mary 2 and two new voyages with Queen Victoria have been announced for November 2015. (

Queen Elizabeth Wins Gold For Cabin Design And Luxury Ship

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Cunard Line’s, Queen Elizabeth, has been awarded two of U.S. Travel Weekly’s 2014 Magellan Gold Awards for ‘Overall Luxury Cruise Ship’ and ‘Cabin Design’ for her Single Britannia staterooms. (