Luxury cruise brand Cunard today announced it is adding a fourth ship to its fleet. Carnival Corporation - the world’s largest cruise company and parent of the Cunard brand - has signed a memorandum of agreement with Fincantieri, Italy, to build a new ship that will join the Cunard fleet in 2022.
Luxury cruise brand Cunard today announced it is adding a fourth ship to its fleet. This investment is part of the company’s ambitious plans for the future of Cunard globally.
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth luxury cruise liner met HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time earlier. The rendezvous of the two ships, that share the same name and who were both christened by The Queen, took place in the Moray Firth off the coast of Scotland during Queen Elizabeth’s 13-night tour of the British Isles.
The Queen Mary 2 is very much a floating resort with not only suites and cabins, but also a host of dining and entertainment options being provided for the on board guests. But, with the liner being at out at sea for numerous days at a time, how is the smooth running of the ‘resort’ conducted? Phil Blizzard talks to Robert Howie, hotel general manager of the vessel, for this edition of TravelTalk.
Cunard’s iconic Queen Mary 2 spent 25 days in dry dock for a re-fit during 2016, with the work costing more than US$130 million. In this edition of TravelTalk Phil Blizzard explores the remastered luxury liner on a five day sailing from Sri Lanka to Dubai.
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.
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.
Cunard’s luxury cruise ship, Queen Victoria, has made her maiden voyage through the Meeting of Waters, becoming the largest passenger ship to sail the Amazon.
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.