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.
On 06 July 2017, Cunard Line's Queen Elizabeth passed the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier in the Moray Firth, off the coast of Scotland.
The luxury cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth was on a 13-night cruise around the British Isle when it passed HMS Queen Elizabeth. Both vessel were christened by Her Majesty The Queen.
Cunard Line’s 2,014-passenger Queen Victoria is to undergo an extensive month long refurbishment, which will see new balcony staterooms added to the stern and upgrades to the current venues on board.
The planned refurbishment follows on from the success of the ‘remastering’ of Cunard Line’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, which took place in 2016. The ‘remastering’ of Queen Victoria will see a total of £34 million spent upgrading the refurbishing the ship.
Cunard Line has announced that its 2,092-passenger cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth will spend two months in Australia in 2019.
Queen Elizabeth will offer a total of seven cruises from Sydney and Melbourne. It will be the first time that Cunard Line have based one of its ships in Australia.
Cunard Line’s magnificent flagship Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth visited Sydney in Australia on 25 February 2017 for a Royal Rendezouz.
Both of the ships were on their Cunard World Voyages. They visited Sydney some ten years after Queen Mary 2’s first visit to the city in 2007.