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2013-11-21 08:25:42

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury travel agency network, Virtuoso®, which specializes in creating exceptional experiences for travelers, once again brings a rare opportunity to the agencies that belong to the group and their clients: sailing aboard Cunard Line's famed Queen Mary 2 with Grammy® Award-winning artist James Taylor. Taylor and his band will perform two special concerts during the August 27, 2014 Transatlantic Crossing, taking passengers on an eight-day...

2013-06-02 16:20:04

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Queen Mary 2 sails in New York tomorrow, Saturday 1 June 2013, she will be arriving on the 77th anniversary of the maiden call of the original Queen Mary in New York in 1936. It is interesting to compare the prices for these two voyages: Queen Mary Queen Mary 2 GBP18 10 shillings GBP1,199 Lead-in fare (Third Class Cabin) (inside Britannia...

2013-04-15 16:20:23

Ship to sail a Southern Hemisphere route including west coast of Africa SEATTLE, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 4, 2014, Holland America Line's ms Amsterdam will depart Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on an epic 113-day round-trip journey around the world that will touch the shores of 38 ports across five continents. Rather than taking a traditional course, the Amsterdam will cross the equator four times on the 2014 Grand World Voyage and sail a route that deeply explores the Southern...

2013-03-25 08:20:52

Though Progress Has Been Made, Historic SS United States Could Face Destruction Without Political Will, Public Support and Private Investment PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her faded red, white and blue funnels are the last of their kind in the world, but they may soon disappear forever unless emergency funding for her upkeep can be raised in the coming weeks. The SS United States received a temporary stay of execution two years ago when she was purchased by a...

2012-11-09 08:25:32

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Queen Mary and International Special Attractions (ISA), in association with Coca Cola, Finlandia, Heineken, and Aquarium of the Pacific introduce CHILL. Southern California's newest winter attraction features The Ice Kingdom and Holiday Village with ice skating, tubing, and gingerbread decorating. Santa and his carolers spread holiday cheer as guests marvel at 2 million pounds of ice in a one-of-a-kind winter sculpture gallery. WHAT:...

2012-10-11 11:20:32

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for its renowned events, the iconic Queen Mary presents CHILL, an experience that will bring cheer, enchantment and cold temperatures to Southern California just in time for the holiday season. The only event of its kind on the West Coast, CHILL is a not-to-miss holiday event. Beginning Nov. 17, CHILL will offer a completely unique holiday experience featuring: The Ice Kingdom: Holiday-inspired scenes, made from more than...

2012-07-11 02:21:08

NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 60th anniversary of her historic maiden voyage, the SS United States is steaming onto computer screens across America. The Save the United States Campaign (http://www.SavetheUnitedStates.org) blends social networking with historic preservation to raise awareness and resources for the cause of saving one of the nation's most iconic national symbols. The groundbreaking interactive experience will create an online community committed...

2012-06-25 22:20:13

LONDON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 5, Southampton was treated to a special appearance from not just one but three majestic Queens. In a spectacular floating celebration of Her Majesty's 60-year reign, the Queen Elizabeth cruise liner was joined by the Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 at the city's docks. With affordable Med cruises [http://www.thomascook.com/cruise/cruise-destinations/mediterranean ] available on all three of these luxury liners, there's never...

2012-04-24 10:23:54

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening June 16, 2012, in association with breast cancer charity, Pink Ribbons Crusade, The Queen Mary(TM) will present "Diana: Legacy of a Princess," a priceless collection of evening gowns, dresses, personal accessories, photographs, heirlooms and other cherished memorabilia associated with Princess Diana and the Royal Family. Presented in a new gallery, the exhibition is a major undertaking by The Queen Mary and will further its...

2011-05-23 09:13:00

BOSTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Deluxe World Travel, best known for creating deluxe river cruise programs with five-star travel accommodations and experiences at four-star prices, is pleased to announce that it will be dramatically modernizing its fleet of superior European River Cruise Vessels over the next two years. The newest member of the fleet, Discovery II, will set sail in March 2012. The state-of-the-art 135 meter/442 foot river beauty will offer more cabins, bigger...