Where will all of Cunard's Queens be next year?
The three Queens of Cunard Cruise Line will offer 106 voyages next year, visiting 90 ports across 35 countries, with highlights including several maiden calls and a sprinkling of overnight stays.
The Voyage Program 2013, announced this month, will see Queen Mary 2 continue to sail her beloved seven-day Transatlantic voyages between New York and Southampton, with 17 departures planned between May 2013 and January 2014.
In addition to these sailings, QM2 will also debut two eight-day crossings, as well as longer nine- and ten-day Transatlantic sailings between New York and Hamburg. Next year will also see QM2's cruise line-up include maiden calls to Andalsnes, Norway, Antigua and Barbuda, as well as roundtrip voyages from New York to New England and Canada, with an overnight stay in Quebec and a visit to the Caribbean.
Meanwhile next year Queen Victoria will host voyages from Southampton to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Iberia, Morocco and the Atlantic Isles, and will debut new ports of call including Agadir, Morocco; Isafjordur, Iceland; Palau-Costa Smeralda, Italy' Torshavn, Faroe Islands; and Warnemunde, Germany; as well as overnights in St. Petersburg, Istanbul and Madeira (two nights).
Highlights of her 2013 schedule include Mediterranean voyages ranging from 12 to 17 days, as well as a new 24-day Black Sea and Turkey cruise.
Lastly, Queen Elizabeth will feature cruises to Iceland, the Norwegian Fjords, the British Isles and the Baltic Sea. QE will also reposition to the Mediterranean later in the season to host eight voyages from Venice, Rome (Civitavecchia) and Athens (Piraeus).
Source: Cruise Weekly, Thursday 12 April 2012