Details of Cunard Queen Victoria Released

Friday, February 17, 2006
Announcing the first details of Cunard's next new ship, the company revealed that Queen Victoria, scheduled to enter service in December 2007, will feature innovations including private viewing boxes in the Royal Court Theater, alfresco dining for Grill guests, a floating museum of Cunard memorabilia, and a two-story library with 6,000 books. From the outside, it will feature its distinctive black and red livery. The public spaces will set the stage for myriad programs and amenities that also distinguish Cunard's liner persona. The ship will also feature the Queens Grill and Princess Grill stateroom accommodations and private dining rooms, another Cunard exclusive. And, of course, the ship has been constructed with sea-keeping qualities that will enable it to travel easily and efficiently through the Atlantic The debut of this ship will mark the first time that three Cunard Queens (Queen Victoria joins Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth 2) have been in service together in the company's 167-year history.
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