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Michael H. Standart

Michael H. Standart

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From CruiseIndustryNews:

11/9/10 - Cunard's 2011 Rose Parade Float Design
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Following the revelry of Queen Elizabeth’s Royal Naming Ceremony last month, Cunard Line continues A Grand Celebration by announcing its inaugural participation in the 122nd Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade® presented by Honda - the globally televised event considered “America’s New Year’s Parade.” Today, Cunard reveals a rendering of its float, themed “A Grand Celebration at Sea," created by award-winning Fiesta Parade Floats in collaboration with renowned artist and float designer Raul Rodriguez.
More at http://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/cruise-news/4728-11910-cunards-2011-rose-parade-float-design.html
 
Michael H. Standart

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Michael H. Standart

Michael H. Standart

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From PRNewswire:

Iconic Cunard Line Queens to Meet for Historic Royal Rendezvous in New York Harbour on 13 January
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SOUTHAMPTON, England, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, 13 January 2011, Cunard Line's three luxury cruise ships — flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and the new Queen Elizabeth — will meet together in New York Harbour for a true grand celebration, a Cunard Royal Rendezvous.
More at http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/iconic-cunard-line-queens-to-meet-for-historic-royal-rendezvous-in-new-york-harbour-on-13-january-111554089.ht ml
 
Michael H. Standart

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From Cruise Critic:

Royal Rendezvous: See Cunard's Three Queens Cruise Together in New York
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Cruise Critic will be on site tomorrow when Cunard's three ships -- Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth -- set sail together from their New York ports and gather by the Statue of Liberty for a fireworks display. And if you live nearby, you can be there, too!
More at http://www.cruisecritic.com/news/news.cfm?ID=4312
 
Michael H. Standart

Michael H. Standart

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From CruiseIndustryNews:

1/18/11 - Cunard's Queen Elizabeth Maiden Call to Ft. Lauderdale (photos)
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Beginning her inaugural Maiden World Voyage, Cunard Line’s newest ship, Queen Elizabeth, made her premier visit to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, yesterday alongside her sister ship, Queen Victoria. The two luxury cruise liners, who sailed in tandem from New York, are coming off the heels of the historic Cunard Royal Rendezvous that occurred there just three days earlier, when all three of Cunard’s Queens met in New York for only the second time in the Line’s 171-year history.
More at http://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/cruise-news/4994-11811-cunards-queen-elizabeth-maiden-call-to-ft-lauderdale-photos.html
 
Michael H. Standart

Michael H. Standart

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From Business Wire:

Queen Victoria and Queen Mary to Meet for Historic Cunard Royal Rendezvous in Long Beach Harbor on 3 March
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SOUTHAMPTON, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 3 March maritime history will be made, once again in Long Beach Harbor, when Queen Victoria and Queen Mary meet for the first time during a Cunard Royal Rendezvous. At approximately 6:00pm, Queen Victoria will sail into Long Beach Harbor to meet Queen Mary, and the two ships will exchange whistle salutes amidst a sparkling fireworks display. Spectators can view the two ships together for approximately 30 minutes before Queen Victoria continues on her Panama Canal Adventure to Ft. Lauderdale.
More at http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110222007094/en
 
Michael H. Standart

Michael H. Standart

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From Business Wire:

Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria Meets Queen Mary in Long Beach Harbor for Historic Cunard Royal Rendezvous
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SOUTHAMPTON, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amidst fireworks and much fanfare yesterday, Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria met Queen Mary for a historic Cunard Royal Rendezvous. Thousands of Cunarders and maritime enthusiasts alike gathered along the shores of Long Beach Harbor and aboard Queen Mary for a celebration that began with a series of whistle salutes between the two ships.
More at http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110304006130/en
 
Michael H. Standart

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From Maritime Matters:

QUEEN VICTORIA Versus QUEEN MARY
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QUEEN VICTORIA Versus QUEEN MARY
Written by Peter Knego Knego's Ship Blogs, Peter Knego's Sea Treks Mar 4, 2011 Three MaritimeMatters contributors were on the scene to catch Thursday’s Royal Rendezvous between Cunard’s QUEEN VICTORIA and the first Cunard QUEEN, the preserved 1936-built QUEEN MARY. The day began aboard QUEEN VICTORIA with a special lunch for the Rose Parade officials who helped Cunard realize an award winning float in 2011′s Tournament of Roses.
More with complete photo study at http://maritimematters.com/2011/03/queen-victoria-versus-queen-mary/

See also http://maritimematters.com/2011/03/queen-mary-salutes-queen-victoria/
 
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