The Queen Mary 2, one of the most famous cruise ships in the world, is now docked at the Port of Southampton in the United Kingdom. The vessel was built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France and was launched in 2004. It is currently operated by the Cunard Line and is the longest, tallest, widest, and heaviest ocean liner ever built.
The Queen Mary 2 has a rich history that dates back to its original voyage from Southhampton to Fort Lauderdale in January of 2004. During this journey, it took passengers on a 13-day voyage that included stops in ports such as Barcelona, Lisbon, Funchal, Bermuda and St. Maarten. Since then it has completed more than 600 voyages around the world with passengers from over 100 countries visiting over 250 destinations worldwide.
The Queen Mary 2 is currently undergoing a £90 million refit at Blohm + Voss Shipyards located in Hamburg Germany which will include a full upgrade of the ship’s interior decor. The ship will also be receiving a new Funnel Livery, an enlarged Royal Court Theatre and new dining options such as Carinthia Lounge and Verandah Restaurant & Grill. The ship’s exterior will also be given an update with new paintwork, livery and signature Cunard blue funnels.
The Queen Mary 2 boasts numerous amenities that make it one of the most luxurious cruise ships on earth including two swimming pools, two fitness centers and two spas offering massage treatments and beauty care services. There are also twelve restaurants/bars on board offering gourmet cuisine from around the world as well as live entertainment shows with professional singers/dancers performing throughout each voyage.
The Queen Mary 2 holds a special place in maritime history and continues to offer passengers an unforgettable journey with its unique blend of elegance and modernity combined with traditional British hospitality that has been synonymous with Cunard since 1840.
In conclusion, The Queen Mary 2 is currently docked at Southampton port after completing 600+ voyages around the world carrying passengers from over 100 countries to 250 destinations worldwide. The ship is undergoing a £90 million refit which will give it an updated interior design as well as exterior paintwork/livery to bring out its traditional British hospitality for future voyages.