Posts made in May, 2014


  We are pleased to advise that from 4th June 2014, Queen Elizabeth’s Single Staterooms will be on sale for all departures from 16th December 2014 onwards! The 9 new single staterooms on Queen Elizabeth consist of eight Ocean View rooms and one Inside Stateroom, each offering spacious and comfortable accommodation for the single traveller. They boast single beds with a generous width of 120cm. The Ocean View rooms benefit from...


Posted By on May 30, 2014

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News coming out of Italy continues to suggest Oceania Cruises and Prestige Cruise Holdings are nearing a deal with Fincantieri for a new build order. More details from various Italian news outlets have emerged, suggesting that while the news isn’t official, Prestige has given the go-ahead for two more ships for Oceania, which would be sisters for the Marina and the Riviera. At the time of that order, Prestige had a third ship option...


Posted By on May 23, 2014

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The crew of the former Cunard flagship QE2 in Dubai is on strike ahead of plans to sail it to China to be refitted as a floating hotel. Ukrainian workers on the ship say they were not paid in March or April. Owners Oceanic Group said an agency had been paid and blamed the political situation in Ukraine for difficulties in dealing with crew issues. The company said it was still planning on eventually locating the vessel in Hong Kong or...


Posted By on May 21, 2014

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Silver Whisper was recently docked in Southampton, where one of the Sovereign team members paid the ship a visit. Below is an account of what they thought of the small, intimate ship. Jonny “I thought the ship looked fantastic. Not only was it pleasing on the eyes in regards to the contemporary décor and mouth-watering food, but also in terms of the service. There was a warm, personal service when we were first greeted on board up...


Posted By on May 20, 2014

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Cunard Line’s newest ship Queen Elizabeth has arrived at the Blohm & Voss Shipyard in Hamburg for the first scheduled dry-docking of the vessel since it entered service in 2010.  As well as conducting standard checks and maintenance, this multi-million pound refit will create single accommodation options on the ship for the first time, as well as enhance stateroom and other amenities and improve restaurant facilities. In...


Posted By on May 19, 2014

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