Monday, February 3, 2014
Celebrating a Decade of Excellence
ocean liner and the most famous and fastest passenger ship in the world, QUEEN MARY 2 will be celebrating her tenth birthday in style!
The decade since QUEEN MARY 2's launch was launched with fireworks as she left Southampton beside QUEEN ELIZABETH on the 2nd of January. Official birthday celebrations begin with a Gala Day in her homeport of Southampton on 9 May 2014 prior to sailing to New York and back - a return Atlantic crossing that underlines her role as the only passenger ship in the world maintaining a scheduled service across the Atlantic, something a Cunard ship has done since 1840.
The Gala Day itself will have several exciting moments including the sight of all three QUEENS in port together, special sails pasts, a celebratory lunch and tremendous firework display as all three depart Southampton.
When QUEEN MARY 2 heads to New York, she will carrying special guest lecturers who will be presenting fascinating insights into the operation and construction of the world's grandest ocean liner.
Also hard to believe that Cunard will be celebrating their 175th Anniversary in 2015.