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We plunked down some change yesterday for our next Cunard voyage – a sweet journey from Singapore to Dubai. Fourteen nights and some destinations on my bucket list. 297 more words

Iconic QE2 finally set for debut as floating Hotel

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The long-awaited opening of former Cunard flagship QE2 as a floating hotel in Dubai is expected next Wednesday.

Local reports point to April 18 being a soft launch date, followed by a more formal opening later in the year. 225 more words


5 Things To Do On A Cunard Voyage

Sailing with Cunard, you are guaranteed to travel in style and sail in the footsteps of the great and famous. Whether that be sailing a Transatlantic voyage to New York on Queen Mary 2 or cruising around the Mediterranean on Queen Elizabeth or Queen Victoria, you will never fail to be spoilt by Cunard’s award winning ‘White Star Service’ and the sumptious surroundings. 582 more words

Cruise Feature

#OTD in 1838 – The Sirius beat the much bigger and faster Great Western – the largest passenger ship in the world.

Sirius was a side-wheel wooden-hulled steamship built in 1837 for the London-Cork route operated by the Saint George Steam Packet Company. The next year, she opened transatlantic steam passenger service when she was chartered for two voyages by the British and American Steam Navigation Company. 700 more words

Irish History

The race to build the world's biggest cruise ship is over

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas

Can we call it now?

The race to build the biggest cruise ship ever is over, I think.

And the winner is Royal Caribbean International. 374 more words

Norwegian Cruise Line

Cunard Dress Code Changing? (Updated)

There has been no official announcement but cruises booked from mid-June 2018 no longer state Formal or Informal on the Voyage Personaliser.

As with Carnival Cruise Lines and Holland America Line, Formal becomes Gala Evening while Informal is Smart Attire. 599 more words


Tourism Boost with 117 Cruise Ships to Arrive in Belfast in 2018

Cruise Belfast has confirmed details of its 2018 cruise schedule, heralding another record cruise season for Belfast and Northern Ireland with 117 ships expected to dock in Belfast Harbour bringing more than 200,000 visitors to Northern Ireland.