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Behind the scenes: Cunard refits Queen Victoria

Behind the scenes: Cunard refits Queen Victoria

6 days ago Videos

Cunard recently announced plans for a £34 million refurbishment of Queen Victoria. Today the luxury cruise line has revealed a behind the scenes video of the stunning aft lido sun deck being lifted into place at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy.

Queen Victoria to undergo extensive refit in May

Queen Victoria to undergo extensive refit in May

20 March 2017 Cruise News

Cunard will invest $54 million in the refurbishment of the Queen Victoria this May. The elegance, history and nostalgia of Queen Victoria’s art deco past will remain, while refurbishments will usher the ship into a new, updated chapter.

Herbie Hancock to play Queen Mary 2 transatlantic crossing

Herbie Hancock to play Queen Mary 2 transatlantic crossing

11 December 2015 Cruise News Travel Events News

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 next year. The multi Grammy Award winning star will perform three, 45 minute intimate shows in The Royal Court Theatre on board Queen Mary 2’s eight night crossing from Southampton to New York on August 1st-8th, 2016.

Crewman feared drowned after falling from Queen Mary 2

Crewman feared drowned after falling from Queen Mary 2

17 August 2015 Cruise News

A crew member from Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 cruise ship is feared drowned after falling overboard. The Cunard flagship left Southampton on Tuesday on its way to Halifax, Canada. The crewman is believed to have fallen from the ship early on Saturday morning, Cunard said.

Passenger killed boarding Cunard-operated Queen Elizabeth

Passenger killed boarding Cunard-operated Queen Elizabeth

2 April 2015 Cruise News

A passenger has died following a fall from Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. The passenger, who has not been named, fell from a tender while the ship was docked at Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The ship is on a 112-night world cruise which and left Southampton on January 10th.

Blue Note Records sets sail with Cunard

Blue Note Records sets sail with Cunard

17 February 2015 Cruise News

Cunard and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records have announced an exciting entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on October 29th, 2015. Guests onboard will embark on a very special transatlantic crossing, featuring intimate jazz performances by the Blue Note 75th Anniversary All Star Band, Our Point of View, formed for the label’s milestone anniversary in 2014.

Abu Dhabi to welcome Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

Abu Dhabi to welcome Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

The Queen Elizabeth – the newest ocean liner of luxury cruise line Cunard - will make her maiden Abu Dhabi call at the UAE capital’s Zayed Port cruise terminal next week. The AED 2billion Queen Elizabeth - the latest Cunard liner to carry the name of the current British monarch - will spend the day in Zayed Port as part of her 2014 World Cruise, and will return next April joining the line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 as one of two scheduled ports-of-call for Cunard’s 2015 world cruise programmes celebrating the company’s 175th anniversary.