Posts Tagged ‘Cunard Line’

Uncommon Journeys Offers One-Time “Fall Colors with the Queen” Voyage

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Uncommon Journeys is offering a one-time, 11-day voyage through the fall foliage titled “Fall Colors with the Queen,” featuring a stay on a vintage Streamliner train and a seven-night cruise on the Cunard Line’s newly refurbished Queen Mary 2. (

Cunard Announces World Adventure Month

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship 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 last week announced World Adventure Month, which features Free Balcony Upgrades on the luxurious three queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.

Cunard Creates New Cocktails Inspired by Their Knighted Commodores

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Cunard’s iconic cocktail bar the Commodore Club has revealed a new and distinguished menu sharing the unique story of the Knighted Cunard Commodores. Each historic and decorated story is infused into the cocktail experience with a modern menu design, illustration and superb new signature cocktails. (more…)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into its U.S. homeport, Brooklyn, on July 6 after its refit

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

The luxury liner has been lovingly remastered with new contemporary interior designs and guest experiences, many of which take their design inspiration from the original Queen Mary, which debuted in New York 80 years ago. (more…)

Cunard Line’s QM2 Cruise Ship Arrives in Southampton Following £90m “Remastering”

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Following a £90m 25-day dry dock “remastering,” Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into Southampton this morning (June 23) ahead of its first post-refit Transatlantic crossing. (

Video: In the dock at the Queen Mary 2 – Upgrade for the Queen of the Seas

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

The Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard shipping company receives the greatest modernization-program since the start of 2004. In Dock Elbe 17 at Blohm and Voss are more than 3,000 workers on site. (real tv group GmbH & Co.KG)

Cunard Announces Partnership with Luxury Lifestyle Brand Aspinal of London

Friday, June 10th, 2016

On board Cunard’s newly rejuvenated flagship Queen Mary 2, passengers will soon be able to enjoy a unique and indulgent retail experience with the partnership of Cunard and high-end lifestyle brand Aspinal of London.

P&O Cruises and Cunard “shine spotlight on end to end guest experience”

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Carnival UK is enhancing the passenger experience by bringing onboard hotel operations together with brand and marketing teams across Cunard and P&O Cruises. (more…)

Cunard Reveals More Details of QM2 Cruise Ship Refit During Dry Dock Tour

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Queen Mary 2Cunard has revealed a host of additional features onboard its flagship Queen Mary 2 half way through its “remastering” in Germany. (

Cunard Announces Big Balcony Event

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship arrives into Southampton, England, on Friday 9 May 2014. Below, from the left: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2. (Courtesy Cunard Line)Luxury ocean liner company, Cunard, announced the Big Balcony Event, which features enticing upgrades for Balcony staterooms, Princess Grill and Queens Grill suites on all three Cunard Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 refurbishment begins at Blohm+Voss shipyard

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Queen Mary 2On May 27, at 8:00 PM, the Queen Mary 2 docked at Blohm+Voss at dry dock ELBE 17, well-known to the ocean liner. There, the flagship of the long-established British shipping company Cunard Line will undergo the largest refit program since being brought into service. (

Cunard Announces World’s Finest Wine Cellar at Sea on National Wine Day

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

On board Cunard’s newly rejuvenated flagship Queen Mary 2, passengers will now be able to indulge in a unique collection of 450 fine wines, including the highly sought after California Screaming Eagle at $4,500 per bottle, which is to be served by the glass for the very first time. (more…)

Cunard and Julien’s Auctions Announce the Addition of Personal Marilyn Monroe Items from the Estate of Lee Strasberg to August 9 Transatlantic Crossing

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Cunard today announced that select pieces from the personal collections of Marilyn Monroe from the estate of Lee Strasberg will also travel on board Queen Mary 2 from August 9-16, 2016 .

Queen Mary 2 cruise liner banned from entering Jordanian waters

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Brits on board the Queen Mary 2 had their holiday plans scuppered as the lavish cruise liner was banned from entering Jordanian waters following an outbreak of highly-contagious norovirus. (

Cunard’s QM2 Cruise Liner Forced to Skip Two Ports Because of Norovirus Outbreak Onboard

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 has been denied entry to Aqaba in Jordan and Salalah in Oman because of a norovirus outbreak onboard the ship. (

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 to Introduce New Culinary Experiences

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Cunard is proud to introduce new dining options as well as a host of enhancements to each of the liner’s existing restaurants during Queen Mary 2’s major refit taking place in June. (more…)

Cunard released a collection of rare photographs of HM The Queen

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Queen Mary 2 - The namimg ceremony in Southampton, 8 January 2004Ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday Cunard has released from their archives a series of never-before-seen photos of Her Majesty to mark the occasion.

Cunard Announces New York Departures Sale. Up to 35% Savings off Launch Fares

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Cunard is pleased to announce the New York Departures Sale, which features up to 35% savings on select Transatlantic Crossings, New England & Canada, Caribbean, Grand Voyages and Exotic Voyages on Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth. (more…)

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Partners with Celebrity Auction House Julien’s Auctions

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Cunard will pay homage to one of the world’s most captivating Hollywood icons when Queen Mary 2 showcases highlights from the world’s largest Marilyn Monroe Collection on the line’s signature Transatlantic Crossing, August 9-16, 2016. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 to Offer Cruises to Kangaroo Island and New Zealand in 2018

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Queen Mary 2Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 will spend more than a month in local Australia and New Zealand waters in 2018, with her cruise offerings including a 13-night circumnavigation of New Zealand as well as a four-night cruise to South Australia’s Kangaroo Island. (

Cunard announces new details on remastering of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The Queen VictoriaCunard announced new enhancements planned for Queen Mary 2’s remastering, the most significant refit ever undertaken by Carnival UK, as well as surprise news on Queen Victoria. (

Cunard appoints Simon Palethorpe to lead brand growth

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Cunard has announced the appointment of Simon Palethorpe as SVP sales & marketing. Palethorpe will join Southampton-based cruise line Cunard on April 11, 2016 following a highly successful career in the food, retail and travel industries. (more…)

Cunard Debuts Largest Programme Launch Ever Featuring 2017 Voyages and 2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Queen Mary 2 is greeted by Queen Elizabeth (left) and Queen Victoria (right) as the Cunard flagship 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 is pleased to announce its largest launch ever – the 2017 Voyages and 2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme – featuring a greater number of voyages and more destinations than ever before.

Cunard To Sail Trans-Atlantic from Le Havre to Celebrate 500th Anniversary

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Sailing trans-Atlantic, Cunard Line will be embarking passengers in Le Havre on Sept. 15, 2017 to celebrate the town’s 500th anniversary. A special poster and slogan have been created to promote the sailing: “500 Passengers for 500 Years.”

Cunard Announces the Spring Savings Event

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Hamburg panorama with Elbphilharmonie and Queen Mary 2 (Photo / Jörg Modrow)Cunard announced the Spring Savings Event, which features up to 2-for-1 savings on select 2016 voyages on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth. (more…)

Cunard Announces Independence Day Celebration Cruise

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Cunard is thrilled to announce that “love & war” will come to the high seas when Mary Matalin and James Carville set sail as Insights speakers onboard Queen Mary 2.

Crowds Welcome the Queen Elizabeth to Newcastle

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Passengers and crew of the Cunard vessel Queen Elizabeth received a warm welcome this morning (Feb. 22) from hundreds of onlookers who lined the Newcastle Foreshore and Stockton Foreshore in Australia. (

Cunard’s Remastered Queen Mary 2 to debut Transatlantic Fashion Week

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Leaders in the field of haute couture, currently preparing for London Fashion Week on February 19-23, will join Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 7-night Transatlantic crossing in September to New York, the style capital of the world.

Cunard Line to get own resources in UK sales team restructuring – report

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have announced plans for a overhaul of their sales team structure that would include the introduction of dedicated resources for Cunard for the first time under Carnival and an expanded field sales team. (

Glamorous ocean liner Queen Elizabeth to visit Adelaide on Tuesday

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Queen Elizabeth – the liner, not the monarch – will make her maiden visit to Adelaide on Tuesday in what will be a right royal windfall for the city. (

New Photography Commission Captures Grandeur of Cunard’s Iconic Offices in UK and North America

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Cunard’s former office buildings in Britain and North America are to become an integral part of the fleet’s flagship Queen Mary 2 during her major 2016 refit.

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Lucky Cunard Savings Event

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

This Chinese New Year, celebrate with the Lucky Cunard Savings Event and sail in a Balcony for the same fare as Oceanview with Free Gratuities. (more…)