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Cunard's RMS Lusitania magic lantern slides

There’s nothing new about marketing. The Victorians understood the power of advertisements and promotions. You only have to look at photographs of streets in any city to see ads on buildings, horse buses and trams. 293 more words

Magic Lantern Slides

Greetings from Doha, Qatar

Good afternoon from Doha, Qatar. We’ve been on board the beautiful Seabourn Encore for a little over 24 hours as I type to you. We landed in Doha this morning around 8:00 AM and will be setting sail at about 5:00 PM and tomorrow will be our first (of nine) sea day(s). 960 more words


R.M.S. Olympic

Olympic and Titanic were the White Star reply to the Lusitania and Mauretania, but designed for more economical operation. Speed was the minimum necessary to allow a sailing every three weeks, but gross tonnage was increased to 40 per cent more than the Cunard greyhounds…… Work on… 314 more words


Steamship Sunday - The Sinking of the "Unsinkable" Titanic

RMS Titanic: the most storied ship sinking in history.

RMS Titanic was the second of the trio of Olympic-class ships ordered by White Star Lines to compete with Cunard on the North American route during the height of European – and especially Irish – immigration to the U.S. 1,564 more words


No Room at the Inn when Cunard Steamer Came to Call

The first visit was quite unexpected. On 19 June 1840 a large paddle steamer appeared a the entrance to the harbour and made its way to the wharf. 1,109 more words


The Cruise Industry Opportunity

Managing Director of Tudor Rose and the well-known trade publication, International Cruise & Ferry Review, Jon Ingleton shares his thoughts and reflections after a visit to Seatrade Cruise Global. 811 more words


Cunard announces Alaska return for first time in over 20 years

A visit to Alaska has been added by Cunard in 2019 for the first time in more than 20 years.

Queen Victoria will operate the only full world cruise in 2019, leaving flagship Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth with “greater flexibility” to travel to a mixture of destinations and itineraries, the line said. 308 more words