Seas of Discovery: Cunard debuts 2019 winter program

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Luxury cruise brand name, Cunard, has today unveiled the January to May 2019 system called the ‘ Oceans of Discovery’ which will include a voyage to Ak.

This will be the first time how the current fleet will have travelled in order to Alaska, and the first time that the cruise ship will have ventured there in more than 20-years. From January to Might 2019, Cunard’ s iconic range topping Queen Mary 2 and the girl sisters Queen Elizabeth and Full Victoria will call at forty-nine different countries and 109 locations. Of these, 21 are maiden phone calls and exciting new destinations consist of Boracay (Phillipines), Akita (Japan) plus Goa (India).

Given that Cunard pioneered the concept of world hanging around in 1922, it has undertaken a lot more world voyages and sent a lot more ships around the globe than any other traveler line. In keeping with this grand custom, Cunard will operate a full entire world circumnavigation on Queen Victoria within 2019, while flagship Queen Jane 2 and Queen Elizabeth can carry out exotic voyages that offer more potent, deeper and more regionally-focused itineraries than in the past.

“ Our Wintertime 2019 program debuts ‘ Seas of Discovery, by Cunard, ‘” said Josh Leibowitz, Senior Vice President, Cunard North America. “ Throughout the fleet, Cunard’ s Winter 2019 program covers the globe, including locations that we have not visited for years. Our own itineraries have been designed to offer improving days in port as well as sufficient time on board for our guests to relax and luxuriate in all that our ships have to offer. ”

Cunard World Membership members will be able to book exclusively along with stateroom assignments beginning on Mar 28, 2017, and booking will certainly open for the public on Mar 29, 2017.

King Elizabeth

In 2019, Queen Elizabeth offers a series of circular trip voyages from international slots that offer deeper, richer and more regionally focused itineraries. In between these home-port deployments will be exotic Grand Trips that capture the imagination plus spirit of adventure in journey lovers around the world. Included in Queen Elizabeth’ s deployment is a maiden 27-night sailing from Yokohama to Vancouver during which Cunard will cruise within Alaskan waters for the first time in two decades.

Queen Elizabeth’ h Winter 2019 deployment features:

• 25 voyage mixtures ranging from 5 to 38 evenings
• 54 ports
• 18 countries
• 25 maiden calls for Queen At the including:

o Quotes: Busselton (for Margaret River); Kangaroo Island; Hobart; Burnie; Port Arthur
o New Zealand: Akaroa (for Christchurch); Picton
um Philippines: Boracay
o The japanese: Hakodate; Akita; Kanazawa; Sakaiminato; Yatsushiro (for Kumamoto); Aomori; Muroran (for Sapporo)
o United States & Canada: Sitka, Ala.; Kodiak, Ala.; Anchorage, Ala.; Juneau, Ala.; Skagway, Ala.; Icy Strait Point, Ala.; Ketchikan, Ala.; Victoria, B. Chemical.; Vancouver, B. C.

• Overnight stays in Amsterdam, Cape Town, Hobart and Wellington
• Scenic cruising within Fiordland National Park, New Zealand and Marlborough Sound, New Zealand
• Iconic city waterfronts: Cape Town, Sydney and Auckland
• 23 UNESCO Planet Heritage Sites

Yokohama to Vancouver (Q915)

Following a period of dedicated Japan cruise trips, Queen Elizabeth will cross the particular North Pacific and Gulf associated with Alaska en route to Vancouver. This journey will take in northern Japan, and also the remote and stunning Russian region of Sakhalin on the way to Ak and British Columbia. She will carry out her first-ever Alaskan voyage.
Transoceanic Voyages

The person home-port deployments described above is going to be separated by Grand Voyages that offer an appealing blend of ports, some of which have been in regions Cunard is returning to after years.

• Southampton in order to Melbourne (Q902C)
• Melbourne to Yokohama (Q912)
• Yokohama to Vancouver (Q914B)

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria will operate Cunard’ s only true World Trip in 2019 and will complete the particular classic Westbound Circumnavigation via the Compact country of panama Canal. The journey will leave from Southampton and will begin by traversing the Atlantic to Florida with the Atlantic Islands, followed by a Carribbean and Trans-Panama segment. Queen Victoria will then cross the Pacific through Hawaii and Samoa to Brand new Zealand. From there she will take in Questionnaire, Australia’ s Gold Coast plus Great Barrier Reef before visiting Hong Kong via Darwin and Vietnam. Following her visit to Asia, King Victoria will return to Southampton through Singapore, the Indian Ocean plus South Africa.
Queen Victoria’ ersus Winter 2019 deployment features:

• 37 voyage mixtures ranging from 2 to 107 evenings
• 40 ports
• 24 countries
• 1 maiden call for QV within Malacca, Malaysia
• Over night stays in San Francisco, Sydney, Hk and Cape Town
• Transits the Panama Canal
• Iconic city waterfronts; Questionnaire, Hong Kong, Singapore and Cape City
• 26 UNESCO Entire world Heritage Sites

King Mary 2

Full Mary 2’ s winter application consists of a programme of Grand Trips, by Cunard & Regions of the planet, by Cunard in the Mediterranean, Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and Asia. These voyages from one to 3 weeks in length but can be mixed in many ways allowing guests to create the perfect travel experience from and to the well-known city of their choice.

Her journey begins in Ny with a Transatlantic Crossing to Southampton. She will then voyage to the Arabian Gulf via the Mediterranean Sea and the Suez Canal. From there, Queen Mary two will cross the Indian Sea and enter Asia via the well-traveled Malacca straits. Following this, she will traveling north via Malaysia and Hk toward China, sailing as far as Beijing before turning homeward. The come back journey will call at slots in Korea, Vietnam and Indian as well as an alternate selection of destinations within the Indian Ocean and Mediterranean closing with a Transatlantic Crossing from Southampton back to New York.

California king Mary 2’ s Winter 2019 deployment features:

• 28 voyage combinations ranging from seven to 108 nights
• 36 ports
• twenty five countries
• 4 first calls for Queen Mary 2 within Doha, Qatar; Mormugao, India; Seogwipo, Jeju Island, South Korea plus Chennai, India
• Over night stays in Haifa, Singapore (two separate overnights), Hong Kong, Shanghai plus Tianjin (for Beijing)
• Transits the Suez Canal
• Iconic city waterfronts; Ny, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai
• 42 UNESCO World History Sites

Additional 2018-2019 Fleet Voyages

Along with Cunard’ s 2019 winter system launch, Cunard is happy to declare additional Transatlantic Crossings, Short Arrives, and Caribbean & Atlantic Island destinations Voyages available on Queen Mary two, Queen Victoria and Queen At the.

These include a 14-night roundtrip New York voyage to the unequalled paradise of the Caribbean in December 2018 and iconic 7-night Transatlantic Traversing voyages on flagship Queen Jane 2 in January and 04 2019.


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