As the world’s most iconic luxury cruise line nears the six-month countdown to the launch of its new ship, Cunard has given an exclusive preview of Queen Anne’s elevated wellness offering.
The 113,000-ton, 3,000-guest ship is currently under construction at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice, Italy, and on 05 October 2023, the company Cunard invited a group of travel agent partners from across the world for its first behind-the-scenes tour.
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Cunard Line has celebrated another milestone in the construction of its fourth ship, Queen Anne. The float out of the new Cunader took place at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice, Italy on 03 May 2023.
Queen Anne will be the 249th ship company has launched. The float out comes exactly one year from the scheduled maiden voyage form Southampton to Lisbon, which will depart on 03 May 2024.
Cunard have announced the name of its new ship, set to enter service in 2023. The new ship will join the company's current three Queens, Queen Mary 2 (2004), Queen Victoria (2009) and Queen Elizabeth (2010).
The name chosen for the line's fourth ship is Queen Anne. The 3,000-passengers ship will be the first new Cunard to launch for well over a decade. It will also be the first time since 1998 that Cunard have operated four ships simultaneously.
Cunard announces the return of the extraordinary Literature Festival at Sea, curated by the programming team of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival aboard flagship Queen Mary 2 in 2022, featuring a line-up of some of the world's finest talent, including Bernardine Evaristo, Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith, Mary Beard and Richard Osman.
The seven-night Transatlantic crossing, which departs New York for Southampton on December 3, 2022 will include a plethora of workshops, talks and readings as Queen Mary 2 sails across the Atlantic.
Cunard Line and the shipyard Fincantieri celebrated the start of construction for the company’s 249th ship.
The yet-to-be-named Cunarder will be the second largest ship to fly the Cunard flag when she launches in 2022. The 113,000 gross tonne ship will accommodate 3,000 guests.
Cunard has introduced a new dining concept across its fleet of three ships. The new concept, ‘Steakhouse at the Verandah’ was trialed aboard the company’s flagship, Queen Mary 2 but has now been introduced on board Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.
The ships’ teams of chefs have curated a menu which takes influence from both sides of the Atlantic, showcasing Prime USDA grain finished New York Strip steak, Maine lobster and Alaskan king crab, as well as dishes celebrating British provenance such as Scotch grass fed dry aged beef and Salt Marsh lamb rack. The new menu also features offerings from other destinations further away such as renowned Wagyu Beef from Australia also feature.
The Royal Air Force Red Arrows performed a stunning aerobatic display above the Cunard fleet off the coast of the Isle of Wight in the Solent on 10 August 2018.
The cruise line’s iconic flagship Queen Mary 2 and her sister ships Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth met in Southampton for the first time in three years.
Cunard Line has announced that the Royal Air Force Red Arrows will be completing a smoke fly over its Three Queens in the Solent on 10 August 2018.
The cruise line’s three iconic ships, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and the flagship Queen Mary 2 will all be docked in Southampton. The ships are scheduled to depart their berths at Southampton from 17:30 on wards.
Cunard Line is to celebrate the Royal Wedding on board its fleet of Three Queens, each ship hosting an array of wedding festivities.
The Royal Wedding of Prince Henry of Wales and actress Meghan Markle is set to take place at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on 19 May 2018.
Cunard Line has announced that it will build a new ship, which will join Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth as part of the iconic Cunard fleet in 2022.
The new ship will be the first new Cunard ship in 12 years and will also be the first time since 1998 that Cunard have operated four ships simultaneously. The investment in the new ships clearly demonstrated the ambitious plans Cunard has globally.