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Sailing To Hawaii Aboard Cunard’s Queen Victoria – Special Guest Review

Guest author Kenneth Eden offers this excellent report of his recent cruise to Hawaii aboard Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- I am almost ashamed to say that while I have cruises all over the world, I had yet to take a cruise involving Hawaii.  Cunard had what seemed to be a perfect option, 14 days, […]

Cunard Line Announces Summer 2012-Spring 2013 Voyages

March 7, 2011. Cunard Line brings more than 170 years of maritime heritage to the youngest fleet at sea to offer an exquisite program of luxury cruise vacations aboard Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth in 2012 and early 2013. On sale 4 April, highlights of the new season include many popular itineraries […]

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth Receives Regal Maiden Welcome from Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler

January 17, 2011. Beginning her inaugural Maiden World Voyage, Cunard Line’s newest ship, Queen Elizabeth, made her premier visit to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, yesterday alongside her sister ship, Queen Victoria. The two luxury cruise liners, who sailed in tandem from New York, are coming off the heels of the historic Cunard Royal […]

2011 Cruising Industry Outlook: Positive According To Experts & Executives During Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth NY Visit

January 13, 2011. Set against the backdrop of Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth maiden call to New York, cruise industry leaders and city tourism officials gathered to highlight the region’s positive tourism and cruise outlook. Executives from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) shared key information about the cruise industry’s optimistic forecasts for 2011 based on the […]

Cunard Line To Increase Fuel Surcharge

December 27, 2010. Many cruisers didn’t realize it, but after the contentious fuel surcharge debacle of a couple years ago, which saw all the major cruise lines tacking extra fees onto cruise prices, Cunard had quietly re-instituted the fuel fee this past May. At the time it was $3.85 per person/per day not to exceed […]

Cunard Line Encourages Fans To Vote For Its 2011 Tournament Of Roses Float

December 14, 2010. Cunard Line encourages fans to vote for its inaugural float entry, “A Grand Celebration at Sea,” which is eligible for a Viewers’ Choice Award at the 122nd Rose Parade presented by Honda. For the third year in a row, the Viewers’ Choice Award will allow Rose Parade fans to choose their favorite […]

Cunard Appoints Their First Female Captain

December 9, 2010. When Inger Klein Olsen assumed command of Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, she made history by becoming the venerable shipping line’s first female captain. Captain Olsen’s first task at the helm of Queen Victoria was to take the ship, without passengers, to drydock in Hamburg for its planned […]

Cunard Line’s Queens To Meet For Historic Royal Rendezvous In New York Harbor on 1/13/2011

December 8, 2010. On Thursday, January 13,  2011,  Cunard Line’s three luxury cruise ships – flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and the new Queen Elizabeth – will meet together in New York Harbor for a true grand celebration, a Cunard Royal Rendezvous.  The youngest fleet at sea is scheduled to depart at approximately 6:00 […]

Cunard Line Receives Honors From Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers

December 1, 2010. Cunard Line has been recognized by Porthole Cruise magazine’s luxury cruise vacation enthusiasts for offering the “Best Transatlantic Itineraries,” “Best On Board Educational Programs,” and, for the eighth year in a row, “Best World Cruise Itineraries.” The 12th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey can be found online at, as well as […]

Cunard Line Offers On Board Credit For United States & Canadian Military Personnel And Veterans

November 18, 2010. In recognition of those who have served and continue to serve in the military, Cunard Line is promoting its military on board credit program for active and retired military personnel. The credit, which ranges from $50 to $250 per stateroom depending on the length of the voyage, is available to members of […]