Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

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.

Cunard Celebrates Queen Mary 2 10th Anniversary in Southampton with Royal Rendezvous and Visit from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Cunard Line celebrated the 10th anniversary of its grand flagship, Queen Mary 2 with the arrival of the whole three ship fleet in Southampton, England, this morning, May 09, 2014.

Cunard Line Announces 10th Anniversary Special for Select Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossings

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Cunard Line is offering fares starting from $899 plus Free Gratuities and $100 On Board Credit per stateroom on select Transatlantic Crossings in 2014. (blog.cruisecompete.com)

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)