Queen Elizabeth Maiden Season Launch - 2010
With the introduction of Queen Elizabeth Cunard will be celebrating a new golden age of ocean liner travel. This gracious new Cunarder will take up residence in Southampton in October 2010 and embark upon 6 thrilling maiden voyages including her Maiden Voyage to Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands.
As sister ship to Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth will recall the rich heritage of the first Cunarders to bear the name with details and features from her predecessors Queen Elizabeth and QE2. Her art deco flourishes will echo the legendary golden age of ocean travel and the activities she offers onboard such as traditional supper clubs with dancing and a Cunard Classic Film Club, will captivate regular Cunard guests and those new to the brand alike.
Her opulent public rooms include a soaring and graceful Grand Lobby stretching over 3 decks with stunning curved staircases, and a double height Queens Room with specially commissioned stained glass panels, ornate balconies and an intricate wooden dance floor. Her new Garden Lounge, with its fabulous conservatory style roof inspired by the glass houses at Kew gardens, will offer dining and dancing under the stars, and the spacious Games Deck will offer a range of unique activities including lawn bowling, croquet and paddle tennis and will play host to refined and elegant garden parties.
Queen Elizabeth boasts a new Britannia Club Restaurant which offers guests staying in AA Club Balconies a luxurious and elegant single seating restaurant, introduced due to the popularity of this concept on Queen Mary 2. She will also provide more flexibility for families with a selection of 4 berth staterooms.
During her maiden season she will cover a variety of destinations including voyages to the historic Mediterranean, the charming Canary Islands, the enthralling Aegean and a Maiden Season Christmas voyage to the Caribbean.
This glorious new addition to the fleet marks the next glittering chapter in Cunard's great history.