The Cunard and P&O Cruises partnership team has seen a surge in activity on its newly launched Academy Online, a new and improved e-learning portal for agents. Since its launch last week, the number of new modules completed by agents has risen by 96 per cent compared to the week prior.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Queen Mary retired from passenger service in 1967. As the world’s best known ocean liner she made more than 1100 crossings to New York; ferried over 800,000 Allied personnel during WWII; became synonymous with Royalty, and epitomised Hollywood celebrity travel.
The stage is set and final voyage tickets are selling as Cunard Line prepares for the return of Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor and his band during the 27 August 2014 Transatlantic Crossing.
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.
Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 will celebrate her first ten years of service in 2014. Since her naming by Her Majesty the Queen in January 2004, Queen Mary 2 has undertaken a total of 419 voyages including over 200 Transatlantic Crossings and called at 182 ports in 60 countries.
Cunard Line has renewed its commitment to the joy of dressing up aboard “The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World” with an update to its dress codes, while at the same time encouraging the loosening of ties on its less formal nights.