Cunard Queen Mary 2 Info
A majestic ship with a historic lineage, the Cunard Queen Mary 2 is Cunard’s flagship and the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Known for her transatlantic crossings to and from New York and Southampton, England, she presents guests an opportunity to experience golden age voyages with contemporary conveniences. The QM2, as the ship is often referred to, was the largest passenger ship afloat when she was put into service in 2004, measuring 1,132 feet in length, and is also one of the fastest, with a cruising speed of 26 knots and top speed of 30. Cunard Queen Mary 2 info has her at a height of 236.2 feet and weight of an impressive 148,528 tons. Additional Cunard Queen Mary 2 info provides that she has 1,253 expertly trained crew members that serve 2,620 guests and attend to its 13 decks, 15 restaurants and bars, 5 pools, casino, ballroom, theatre. She also has the only at-sea planetarium, where guests can star gaze or take a course on celestial navigation.
Cunard Queen Mary 2 Info- Voyages
In addition to making a transatlantic crossing each year, the Cunard Queen Mary 2 navigates northern European and Caribbean routes, with mostly short getaways, ranging from 2-7 days. Take a charming 2 night scenic route from Southampton, England to Hamburg, Germany, relaxing while sailing the English Channel. Or opt for the Eastbound Transatlantic Crossing, 7 nights at sea, departing from the Big Apple and finishing in Southampton.
Cunard Queen Mary 2 Info- Amenities
Cunard Queen Mary 2 info on levels of service spans three categories; Queen, Princess and Britannia. Queen level passengers dining in the Queens Grill are treated to the absolute best, with service on Wedgewood fine china, sparkling Waterford glassware, and fine linens. Princess level passengers follow suit with similar accoutrements in the Princess Grill. Transatlantic voyages on the Cunard Queen Mary 2 often have formal evenings, allowing guests to don their most fabulous gowns and tuxedoes. Dinner can lead to an evening dancing at one of the Royal Night balls or the two-deck G32 nightclub, which holds popular themed nights from the 60’s to the 80’s, such as ‘Saturday Night Fever’ and ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll.’ Evening cocktails and nightcaps are de rigeur in one of the more elegant venues, such as the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar, Chart Room or Commodore Club, which majestically overlooks the bow of the Queen Mary 2. The Queen Mary 2 is not a ship to skimp on relaxation offerings. The Canyon Ranch Spa offers a wide array of services. Guests can also enjoy the British tradition of afternoon tea in the Queens room, served fresh scones with cream, finger sandwiches and premium tea by white-gloved waiters. They can pour over the more than 8,000 books in the library and enjoy a first run feature in the stately Illuminations movie theater. However you spend your time on the Queen Mary 2, you will be sure to enjoy a relaxing, elegant and luxurious voyage.