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Celebrating QE2’s 50th Anniversary Cunard Style!

Chris Frame of the Chris Cunard blog is my guest blogger today. He is a maritime historian, author, public speaker and travel writer, and he recently had the pleasure of joining Queen Elizabeth on her ‘QE2 50th anniversary voyage’ from

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100-Day Countdown To Cunard’s Three Queen Salute Has Begun

The 100-day countdown to the most spectacular gathering of the Cunard fleet officially got underway yesterday. 100 days later, on 25 May, up to one million spectators are expected to gather as Cunard’s three Queens perform a magnificent salute to

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Posted in Cruise News, Cunard Cruise Line

QE2 Hotel How She Might Look

Now that the move to transform the QE2 into a floating hotel has been made, it’s time to think about design. Below are a selection of images taken from the QE2 Heritage Hotel website, which show numerous impressions from the

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QE2 Hotel Transformation

The transformation of the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) into a five star hotel will be completed by 2015. Her 990 cabins shall be transformed into 400 suites and her impressive ballroom shall be brought back to life. Seven restaurants onboard

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Amazing Destinations

Working on board a cruise ship gave me the opportunity to visit some destinations that had been on my “wish list” for quite some time, the main one being New York. Finding out that I was going to work on

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Posted in Crew Stories

Typical Spa Work Day

Forget a lie in when you work on a cruise ship as there is no such thing!  The spa and salon is a hive of activity from the minute guests embark wanting to book their treatments until the first guest

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