Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Cherry Wang Promoted to Vice President of Carnival China

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc, announced the promotion of Cherry Wang to the new position of vice president of U.K. Carnival plc Cruises, the representative office for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line in China. (more…)

UK. Cunard Line and P&O Cruises could have separate commission structures – report

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Cunard Line could introduce its own agent commission structure in Britain next year as Carnival UK that operates the brand, looks to differentiate the line further from sister brand P&O Cruises, Travel Weekly reports. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Announces Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock to Headline “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing August 1, 2016

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Hailed as one of the greatest jazz musicians in modern history, Herbie Hancock will headline the latest in a series of Cunard Blue Note jazz at sea-themed Transatlantic Crossings on board Queen Mary 2 in 2016.

Cunard Announces the Launch of the Verandah on Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Cunard is pleased to announce the launch of the Verandah restaurant onboard its flagship, Queen Mary 2, to open in June 2016 after her significant refit, exactly 80 years after the first Cunard Verandah Grill went to sea on Queen Mary in 1936. (more…)

Cunard Redefines Self-Service Dining onboard Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

QM2 at Quebec CityToday Cunard announced its plans for the major redesign of Kings Court, the relaxed, informal buffet dining experience onboard Queen Mary 2. (more…)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Receives Warm Welcome for Maiden Call in Amber Cove

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 was greeted with excitement during her inaugural visit to Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, November 22. (more…)

Multi-million pound makeover for Southampton’s QE2 Terminal

Friday, November 20th, 2015

A £5 million revamp of Southampton’s Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal is due to get underway this winter. (cruisecritic.com)

Cunard Announces Gregory Porter to Headline Blue Note “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

On the heels of Queen Mary 2’s first-ever “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing with Blue Note Records, Cunard is delighted to announce that Grammy® Award-winning singer and songwriter, Gregory Porter, will be headlining the third Blue Note jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing on October 25, 2016. (more…)

Cunard Introduces the Stylish Carinthia Lounge on Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Today Cunard announced its plans to transform Queen Mary 2’s Winter Garden into an elegant, airy and versatile new venue: the Carinthia Lounge.

HRH The Princess Royal Joins Honoured Guests onboard Queen Mary 2

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, Patron of the UK’s National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), was the special guest at an exclusive New York luncheon, sponsored by Cunard, on Thursday, 29 October in support of the world’s most iconic warship, HMS Victory.

HRH The Princess Royal to be Honorary Guest at New York Trafalgar Luncheon on board the Queen Mary 2

Monday, October 26th, 2015

HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the UK’s National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), will be the special guest at an exclusive New York luncheon, sponsored by Cunard, on Thursday 29th October in support of the world’s most iconic warship, HMS Victory.

Cunard Announces Fashion and Culinary Event Cruises in 2016

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Cunard has today announced two exciting event cruises for 2016, celebrating the worlds of fashion, food, music and dance.

Cunard to Release details of New Queen Mary 2 Single and Club Balcony Staterooms

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

QM2 at Quebec CityQueen Mary 2’s redesigned Britannia Club Balcony staterooms and all-new Britannia Single staterooms will offer passengers more options and a more elegant, modern stateroom experience. (more…)

Queen Elizabeth coming to Kobe, Japan, to celebrate port’s 150th anniversary

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will visit Kobe to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the city’s port. (ajw.asahi.com)

Cunard Offers The Ultimate Upgrade on Select 2016 Voyages

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as she 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 launches The Ultimate Upgrade, an offer including free stateroom upgrades, free gratuities and a $150 deposit per person on select 2016 voyages on board Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 Remastered – Famed Grills Suites and Restaurants Ascend to New Level of Luxury

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Queen Mary 2’s renowned Queens and Princess Grill suites and restaurants will undergo lavish enhancements in May and June, 2016, ascending to a new level of luxury, sharing company with the world’s finest five star hotels. (more…)

Grammy® Award-winning Gregory Porter to Join First Ever Blue Note “Jazz at Sea” on board Queen Mary 2

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Cunard is thrilled to announce that Grammy® Award-winning singer and songwriter, Gregory Porter, will be performing on board Queen Mary 2 during the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut 29 October 2015.

Passengers and crew share their memories of life on board Clyde-built Queen Mary

Monday, September 21st, 2015

It was September 1944 when RAF navigator Alexander Bowie stepped aboard RMS Queen Mary. The Clyde-built grande dame of ocean liners was anchored off Greenock. (heraldscotland.com)

Cunard appoints SMC Design for Queen Mary 2 refit

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Queen Mary 2 in LiverpoolCunard has appointed SMC Design to lead the development of Queen Mary 2’s interior spaces in preparation for her forthcoming major refit in 2016. (more…)

Cunard Announces Sponsorship of Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2015 Jazz Legends Gala 2015 Jazz Legends Gala

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Cunard is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival’ Jazz Legends Gala honoring Chick Corea on September 17, 2015. (more…)

Cunard Announces its 2017 Exotic Cruises & Full World Voyages Programme

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by sister ships Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship arrives into Southampton, England, on Friday 9 May 2014. Below, another angle of the rare visit of Cunard's Three Queens (l-r: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2). Photo courtesy Cunard LineToday Cunard released its 2017 Exotic Cruises & Full World Voyages Programme, inviting travellers to embrace exciting new frontiers in magnificent Cunard style.

UK. P&O Cruises and Cunard Invest in CRM Agency

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have hired direct agency LIDA to handle its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) business, according to a statement from the cruise line. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Mary II: fog hampers search for missing member of cruise liner’s crew

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

The crew of the luxury liner Queen Mary II were searching on Saturday for a crew member who went overboard off the coast of Newfoundland. (theguardian.com)

Commercial Restructure for P&O Cruises and Cunard

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Carnival UK CEO David Noyes has announced a commercial restructure for P&O Cruises and Cunard Line. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Queen Victoria Makes Maiden Call in Marmaris

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Cuinard Line’s Queen Victoria made her Maiden Call at Marmaris on Tuesday with 2,023 passengers and 983 crew aboard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 to undergo major refurbishment in early summer 2016

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

QM2 in Quebec CityAs Cunard marks its illustrious 175 year history with the arrival in New York of its flagship, Queen Mary 2, it is proud to announce the next chapter of innovation and investment, introducing new designs and guest experiences to the world’s most iconic ocean liner. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 arrives into New York City for Cunard’s 175th anniversary celebrations

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

This morning, July 14th, 2015, Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into its U.S. home port, New York, escorted by a historic ships and Coastguard vessels. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Line to make announcement on 14 July

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by sister ships Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship arrives into Southampton, England, on Friday 9 May 2014. Below, another angle of the rare visit of Cunard's Three Queens (l-r: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2). Photo courtesy Cunard LineCunard Line, the premium and luxury market brand in Carnival Corp& plc group, will make an announcement in New York on 14 July, said David Noyes, CEO of Carnival UK that operates the Cunard Line brand in Britain. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Culminates its 175th Anniversary Celebration in its North American Home Port of New York

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

On 14 July 2015, New York City will witness the conclusion of Cunard’s 175th anniversary commemorative Transatlantic Crossing as Queen Mary 2 sails into its U.S. home port for a spectacular finale.

Cunard Marks the 175th Anniversary to the Day of Regular Transatlantic Service

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Queen Mary 2 sounded her ship’s whistle (foghorn) at 1400 hours in Liverpool on Saturday to signify the time exactly 175 years earlier that Cunard’s first ship Britannia left the city’s Coburg Dock and inaugurated the first ever scheduled Transatlantic service. (maritime-executive.com)

Cunard to celebrate 175th Anniversary in Halifax

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Cunard will celebrate 175 years of history, tradition, and industrial achievement in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 10 July 2015 with a series of commemorative events, beginning with a special outdoor ceremony on the Halifax waterfront. (ftnnews.com)

Cunard presents first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise with Natalie Cole

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Cunard announced that multiple Grammy® Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole will headline the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on 29 October 2015. (ftnnews.com)