Remastered Queen Mary 2 Back In Service

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 returned to regular transatlantic service this week after a 23-day, GBP 90 million remastering at Hamburg’s Blohm & Voss shipyard. The stem-to-stern overhaul is the most extensive undertaken by the line in its 176-year history and saw several significant changes to the iconic ocean liner. Accommodations 50 new staterooms have been … Continue reading

Cunard Unveils World Cruises For 2016

Cunard Line has announced details of its 2016 World and Exotic Cruise Program. Celebrating 94 years of carrying passengers around the globe since it pioneered the concept in 1922, the program will feature itineraries ranging from 4 to 121 days and covering 92 unique destinations (including 32 maiden calls) in 47 countries aboard the Cunard … Continue reading

Cunard Reveals Anniversary Plans

Cunard Line has confirmed 2 special events to be held next year in its spiritual home of Liverpool, in celebration of the company’s 175th anniversary. The Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth will come together in May 2015 for a royal rendezvous on the Mersey River, followed by a recreation of the original … Continue reading

Splendour Of The Seas, Queen Mary 2 To Undergo Enhancements

With the latest generation of cruise ships boasting increasingly novel and interactive facilities, cruise lines are rapidly moving to upgrade older vessels to remain competitive and maintain a consistent offering within their fleets. 2 major cruise lines, Royal Caribbean International and Cunard, this week revealed details of upcoming refurbishments to their ships. The 70,000-GRT Splendour of … Continue reading

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth Christened With Pomp And Pageantry

Cunard Line welcomed the new Queen Elizabeth, the third ship to bear the name and one of the year’s most anticipated new vessels, in a rousing dockside ceremony at the Southampton waterfront yesterday. In keeping with the line’s tradition and reprising a role she played in 1967, the UK’s Queen Elizabeth II christened her namesake … Continue reading