Cunard has launched its June 2021 to January 2022 cruise schedule which will see its three Queens visit 123 destinations across 39 countries.
With an extensive range of itineraries that span the globe, the 2021 schedule includes a variety of extended port stays including 174 voyages with late evening departures. The schedule means guests can immerse themselves in the local cultures of a wide range of exciting international destinations at their leisure.
In addition to a number of evening departures, Cunard’s 2021 season includes overnight stays in cities including Boston, Funchal, Lisbon, Quebec, Reykjavik, Rotterdam, Shanghai, Singapore and St. Petersburg.
“Filled with inspiring destinations, we’re making it our priority to ensure our guests have as long as possible to explore the world’s most exquisite locations in their own time and at their own pace. After immersing themselves in the local culture, guests can look forward to enjoying our unique on board experience that offers the freedom of time and space with our exemplary White Star Service that is second to none,” Simon Palethorpe, president of Cunard said.
Queen Victoria will undertake an engaging European itinerary throughout 2021 including 20 Southampton roundtrip voyages. Highlights include a maiden visit to Aarhus, Denmark– a first for Cunard in its 180 year history– while extended stays in Lisbon, Reykjavik and St. Petersburg are sure to attract attention.
The program includes 23 transAtlantic crossings in 2021 on board Queen Mary 2.
In response to surging demand, Asia remains firmly on Cunard’s radar in 2021 with Queen Elizabeth based in the Asia-Pacific region throughout the year. Itineraries include circumnavigations of Japan, a variety of Australian and New Zealand voyages as well as a spectacular maiden call in Seogwipo City, South Korea.
Palethorpe continues: “In addition to 31 wonderful round trip voyages from our home port of Southampton, we are excited that 2021 sees Cunard offer itineraries that span the globe. It is a testament to our long-standing commitment to excellence that from Southampton to Shanghai, Boston to Brisbane, Cunard has become synonymous with luxury in all corners of the world.”
For more details on Cunard’s June 2021 to January 2022 season, see www.cunard.com
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