Posts made in February, 2015


P&O Cruises has confirmed that The Queen will officially name the line’s new ship Britannia on Tuesday, March 10. The announcement confirms speculation that the Queen would be performing the honours in Southampton. She will be accompanied at the naming by the Duke of Edinburgh. Carnival UK chairman David Dingle said: “We are honoured and proud that Her Majesty will name Britannia almost 20 years after she named the P&O Cruises...


Posted By on Feb 27, 2015

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Cunard and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records are proud to announce an exciting entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on 29 October 2015. Passengers onboard will embark on a very special Transatlantic Crossing, featuring intimate jazz performances by the Blue Note 75th Anniversary All Star Band, Our Point of View, formed for the label’s milestone anniversary in 2014. The supergroup...


Posted By on Feb 24, 2015

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Sovereign’s Managing Director, Stefan Shillito, has had the privilege of witnessing the newest P&O ship Britannia before it sets sail in March. He has kindly taken the time to write about his experience on board. “Every new cruise ship has its unique attributes and some even fulfil the attributes of biggest, tallest, longest, etc. But I have yet to be convinced that such accolades really make a difference to those that...


Posted By on Feb 23, 2015

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The 2016 summer and fall itineraries have been unveiled by Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The collection features over 60 itineraries, 3 Grand Voyages and 11 new ports. The fleet will visit 220 ports in total, in 71 difference countries including several overnight stays. The 11 new destinations that the fleet will be visiting include: Alotau, Papua New Guinea Gijon, Spain Portoferraio (Elba), Italy Bastia, France Gaeta, Italy Gaspe,...


Posted By on Feb 9, 2015

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Viking Ocean Cruises are excited to announce that the Viking Star has successfully completed it’s sea trials, deeming her ready to travel on the open sea. Maritime experts have performed over 80 different tests on the luxurious Viking Star vessel to evaluate it’s engine, navigation systems, cabin acoustics and propulsion. Captain Gulleik Svalastog has deemed her “one of the most agile, state-of-the-art and seaworthy ships...


Posted By on Feb 6, 2015

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