Inside the world’s most luxurious cruise ship suites

The Telegraph Travel Butler? Check. Champagne? Check. Ocean views and a sea breeze? Check and check. Picture: Silversea Cruises Source: Supplied THE butler’s at your beck and call, the champagne’s on ice and the views are ready to impress. Welcome to cruise ship life at the top end of town. It’s a few rungs up from bunk-bed berths where the only luxury … Read more

Will earthquake in Japan impact cruise ships?

By Gene Sloan, USA TODAY  Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2. Cruise lines with ships scheduled to call in Japan in coming days have yet to announce any changes to itineraries as a result of today’s devastating earthquake off the country’s coast. A spokeswoman for Cunard tells USA TODAY the line’s flagship, the 2,620-passenger Queen Mary 2, is going ahead with … Read more

Cunard considering a la carte dining for top restaurant on next ship

By Gene Sloan, USA TODAY The Cunard Line’s 2,092-passenger Queen Elizabeth under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, on July 30, 2010. MONFALCONE, Italy — A la carte pricing for restaurant menu items — a relative rarity in the cruise world — may be coming to Cunard Line.   Cunard president and managing director Peter Shanks tells USA … Read more

Queen Victoria Cunard liner makes popular debut in Liverpool

by Peter Elson, Liverpool Daily Post Captain Wright revisits his past for Cunard liner debut in Liverpool IT WAS an emotional voyage for Capt Paul Wright yesterday when he brought the Cunard liner Queen Victoria into Liverpool for her maiden arrival. Capt Wright started his seafaring career in Liverpool as fifth officer on the Canadian Pacific flagship Empress of Canada … Read more

Brand New Queen

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company to Debut on Cruise Ship in October By Thomas Peter 15 Jul 2010 The Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company, which will feature a variety of musical and dance acts and abridged performances of several classic plays, will debut along with the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, which will first set sail on the Cunard line in October.  Twenty-nine … Read more