Bring black tie, party dresses, for crossing the Atlantic on Queen Mary 2

On a July voyage between Liverpool, England, and Canada’s Halifax, Nova Scotia, Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 spent six nights and five days at sea. Nearly a week, without possibilities for going ashore, seems a long time when you are looking over a brochure for a future crossing of the North Atlantic. But once Queen Mary 2 leaves the last glimpse of land and the sea-day countdown begins, time zips by in a series of meals, concerts, parties, …

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Cunard marks 175 years as Queen Mary 2 cruises toward New York

Aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2-Queen Mary 2 sailed from Liverpool toward North America on July 4, exactly 175 years (and about 8 hours) after the first passenger voyage across the Atlantic by the line that became known as Cunard. The company was the first to offer a scheduled transatlantic service, and now, 175 years later, it is the last, without competition. This Queen Mary 2 cruise, ending in New York on July 14, is a celebration of …

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Cunard to Welcome Jane Seymour aboard Queen Mary 2

Cunard is thrilled to welcome multi-talented artist and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning actress Jane Seymour aboard Queen Mary 2 for a special Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on 3 June 2015. During the Crossing, Seymour will share her insights with guests during two Q&A sessions with Queen Mary 2’s Entertainment Director, as well as participate in a screening of one of her many films. In addition to her starring roles on screen, Seymour has …

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Queen Mary 2 brings home final “sacred soil” from World War I’s Flanders Fields

At a dockside ceremony at Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 in Southampton today, the final bag of “Sacred Soil” was brought back to the UK.  The soil was the last of 70 bags gathered from the First World War cemeteries in Belgium to create a Flanders Field Memorial Garden at The Guards Museum at Wellington Barracks in London. The final bag of soil was gathered at the Ypres Cemetery. On Sunday 5 October, while the ship …

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One year to go until Cunard’s historic 175th anniversary celebration sailing from Liverpool

On 4 July 2015, Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2 will return to Liverpool, England, to celebrate the departure exactly 175 years earlier of Britannia, the first ship built for Cunard’s revolutionary new Transatlantic Crossing service, from Liverpool on 4 July 1840. “Exactly one year from now, we’re looking forward to creating a piece of living history as Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, the grandest ocean liner ever built, sails from Pier Head to Halifax and Boston, just …

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Chef Todd English to join Queen Mary 2’s Independence Day Celebration voyage

  Cunard Line will welcome celebrity chef and partner Todd English on board Queen Mary 2 on 1 July 2014 for her Independence Day Celebration voyage from New York to Boston.  While on board, Chef English will develop a new menu with the flagship’s culinary team, debuting later this summer.  The famed restaurateur will also sign copies of his cookbook, Cooking in Everyday English: The ABCs of Great Flavor at Home, and participate in a Q&A with …

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Cunard Line shows love for New York City in first photo of Queen Mary 2 10th anniversary celebrations

  Officers, staff and crew of Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2, including (front left) Captain Kevin Oprey, master of Queen Mary 2, showed the company’s love for their U.S. homeport of New York City today,  as they posed on the ship’s bow while she is docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.  The world’s largest, longest, tallest, widest and most expensive ocean liner ever built, and the most famous and fastest passenger ship currently in operation, is in …

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Cunard to welcome George Takei aboard Queen Mary 2 this July

  Cunard Line is delighted to announce that actor and social media superstar George Takei will join Queen Mary 2 on her 28 July Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton.  Guests and fans on board the eight-day voyage will be treated to two presentations in the Royal Court Theatre, followed by a Q&A session with the multi-talented star and dynamic personality. “We are thrilled to welcome George Takei aboard Queen Mary 2 this summer,” said David …

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Cunard’s magnificent Queens line up three abreast for the first time in dramatic photo shoot

The world’s grandest ocean liner, Queen Mary 2 and her sister ships Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria sailed in formation from Lisbon to the UK ahead of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to celebrate Queen Mary 2‘s 10th anniversary in Southampton on Friday 9 May. For the first time ever, the three Cunard Queens were photographed side-by-side at sea as part of a shoot that took months of meticulous planning. Queen Mary 2 is on the …

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Cunard Line celebrates 10 Years of providing premier spa & wellness experiences with Canyon Ranch

Cunard Line is pleased to announce that in honour of the 10th anniversary of its flagship Queen Mary 2, the on board Canyon Ranch SpaClub® will introduce a selection of new spa and beauty services during the ship’s 2014 Transatlantic season. Canyon Ranch SpaClub – which includes the spa, beauty salon, wellness and fitness amenities – has been in operation since the ship’s first sailing in May 2004 and was the first outpost of Canyon Ranch SpaClub® …

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