Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

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. (cruisecritic.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (cruise-addicts.com)

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. (independent.co.uk)

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. (examiner.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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. (cruisecritic.com)

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. (seaviewcruises.co.uk)

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,”. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)

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. (allthingscruise.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (cruiseline.co.uk)

Cunard Announces “Mediterranean 3 For You” Sale 1 October – 16 December 2014

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Cunard Line is pleased to announce its “Mediterranean 3 For You” Sale offering Free Upgrades plus up to $300 On Board Credit per stateroom and $150 Reduced Deposit. (blog.cruisecompete.com)

Cunard Line Announces National Cruise Vacation Week Event for CLIA Cruise Week

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

On seven-, eight- or nine-day Transatlantic Crossings on select Queen Mary 2 voyages between 10 May 2015 and 3 January 2016 and earn $175 per stateroom of On Board Credit. (blog.cruisecompete.com)

Cunard Appoints MGA Media Group as PR Agency for North America

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Cunard Line has selected New York City based MGA Media Group to lead their public relations efforts in North America. (robertsleading.com)

Queen Mary 2 to Bring Home a Very Special Cargo

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

When Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 arrives in Southampton on Wednesday October 8, she will bring home a very special cargo item – the final sandbag to make the journey from the First World War cemeteries in Belgium. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Line Reveals “Flagship Collection” Hotel Stays for Worldwide Cruise Holiday Voyages

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Cunard Line announced details of some of its shorter worldwide cruises fir 2016, and announced its new “Flagship Collection” of hotel stays which can be combined with these departures. (travelagentcentral.com)

Art & memory meet in painting to be created during iconic Queen Mary 2 voyage

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Passengers on Queen Mary 2’s 12 – 19 November 2014 transatlantic crossing to New York will have the opportunity to own an original oil painting of Queen Mary 2 at sea that will be produced during the crossing by Cunard’s artist in residence, Robert Lloyd. (sovereigncruise.co.uk)

Cunard History: Southampton

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

his article, written by Michael Gallagher, public relations executive and historian for Cunard Line, is part of an ongoing series of key moments in Cunard Line’s history. (cruisingsquared.blogspot.it)

Cunard Festival will revive Liverpool’s links with North America, says Wayne Hemingway

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

The Cunard 175th Anniversary Festival of its founding in Liverpool will start a spectacular new era of cultural links with New York and North America according to designer Wayne Hemingway. (liverpoolecho.co.uk)

UK. Sting Brings The Last Ship to Tyneside, England, Supported by Cunard Line

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Famed singer Sting will perform songs from The Last Ship, the name of his latest album and also his new Broadway musical, on 24 and 25 April 2015 at the Tyneside shipyard in England to benefit the Sage Gateshead 10th Birthday Appeal.

Cunard Line Announces 2016 World & Exotic Cruise Programme

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Embark on the journey of a lifetime and take to the seas with Cunard Line on its 2016 World and Exotic Cruise Programme, travelling to 92 unique destinations, including 32 maiden calls, in 47 countries. (robertsleading.com)

Cunard Line Announces Latest Roster of Famous Faces to Sail aboard the Fleet

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Continuing its 40-year tradition of providing the finest speaker programme in the industry, Cunard Line announces the latest roster of high-calibre speakers who will join Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria over the coming months. (robertsleading.com)

Cunard Line plan big cathedral celebration for 175th anniversary

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The 175 year history of Cunard Line since its founding in Liverpool in 1840 will be retold in two special concerts at the Anglican Cathedral next year. (liverpoolecho.co.uk)

Propulsion Problems Force Cunard to Move Up Queen Victoria Cruise Ship Dry Dock

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Queen VictoriaCunard Line is bumping up its dry dock of Queen Victoria due to a problem in one of its propulsion units. Two scheduled cruises are being canceled as a result. (cruisecritic.com)

Lusitania Exhibition on Queen Victoria

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Cunard has commissioned historian Eric Sauder to produce a temporary exhibition of Lusitania memorabilia that will be displayed on board Queen Victoria during her 3 May 2015 voyage. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard’s Queen Victoria makes maiden call at St Raphael on the Cote d’Azur

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Heads turned when Cunard’s Queen Victoria made the cruise line’s maiden call at St Raphael on the Cote d’Azur this weekend. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cunard Line’s history. Sibling Rivalry between Cunard’s Original Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Sister ships can be funny things. Take Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth – two of the most famous ships ever to ply the North Atlantic. (robertsleading.com)

Travel + Leisure Readers Name Cunard among Top 5 Mega-Ship Cruise Lines

Friday, July 18th, 2014

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 LineIts trio of majestic, iconic ships – Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – earned Cunard Line new accolades and a pair of top spots on the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Award 2014 lists. (eglobaltravelmedia.com.au)