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Cruise Guide: Cunard unveils onboard museum

By Mike Coleman Cunard Line’s unparalleled maritime history has come to life in the most obvious of locations: At sea, aboard its latest vessel. When Queen Victoria was launched Dec. 11, it was the first Cunard vessel to carry an exhibit of company memorabilia, artifacts and vintage souvenirs including Queen Mary’s log book...

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Cruise Guide: Queen Victoria waiting in the wings

By Mike Coleman The Legendary Cunard Line is just a few months away from ushering in a new maritime era. The much-anticipated launch of Queen Victoria will become reality in December.  The 90,000-ton vessel will not only be a classic ocean liner, offering the very best of Cunard’s heritage and traditions (replete with modern-day...

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Cunard, Entertainment

Cruise Guide: Redford, Hanks, Ford narrate Cunard space shows

By Mike Coleman Cruise lines are renowned for providing over-the-top amenities for their guests, but now – believe it or not – one company will give you the stars and heavens above. Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, in partnership with the Hayden Planetarium, has introduced two new space shows in its very own, 150-seat planetarium...

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Cunard, Ports

Cruise Guide: New luxury line, Cunard monument unveiled in Halifax

By Michael Coleman Halifax, the Nova Scotia capital so steeped in maritime history, stood briefly this month at the center of the cruise world.  It wasn’t the nearby Citadel or picturesque Peggy’s Cove that garnered the attention, however. The news instead focused on the building of a new luxury cruise vessel in the...

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Cruise Guide: Cunard bids farewell to seafaring icon

By Michael Coleman IBM introduced the floppy disc. Monday Night Football was born. The Beatles broke up. Kansas City won a Super Bowl. Brazil knocked off Italy for the World Cup.  It was 1970, a year full of promise and a time when a young seaman joined the Cunard Line. My how times flies even …...

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Cruise Guide: Cunard queens to circumnavigate the world in 2007

By Mike Coleman When executives at Cunard Line promise you the world, they mean it. ¨¨The company is sending its two liners – Queen Mary 2 (QM2) and her sistership Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) – on simultaneous world voyages in 2007, each with a different itinerary. QM2, the largest, longest, tallest, widest and most...

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