Cunard’s Queen Victoria Becomes Largest Passenger Ship to Sail the Amazon

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On January 25th, Cunards luxury cruise ship, Queen Victoria, made her maiden voyage through the ‘Meeting of Waters,’ and became the largest passenger ship to sail the Amazon, sailing between the dark Rio Negro and the pale Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil.

Manaus marks the sixth out of 32 ports on Queen Victoria’s 41,000 nautical mile, 120-night world voyage.

Queen Victoria’s maiden call in Manaus represents the type of innovation and uniqueness that guests have come to expect from Cunard,” said Josh Leibowitz, senior vice president of Cunard North America. “Since it pioneered world cruising in 1922, Cunard has continued to offer guests itineraries that visit exciting destinations and that offer unique ‘firsts’ that can only be experienced on Cunard.”

Cruise CompeteWith over 176 years of legendary voyages, Cunard is the operator of luxury ocean liners Queen Mary 2®, Queen Victoria®, and Queen Elizabeth®, which are all renowned for impeccable White Star Service, gourmet dining, and world-class entertainment.

All three Queens offer modern luxury on a grand scale in Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill, and Queens Grill accommodations. Cunard’s itineraries visit all seven continents, and was awarded ‘Best World Cruise Itineraries’ and ‘Best Trans-Atlantic Itineraries’ by Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards.

Cunard also continues to offer the only regularly-scheduled Transatlantic liner service. Cunard is a proud member of World’s Leading Cruise Lines, a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the largest cruise vacation company in the world. Together Cunard, Carnival Cruise Line, Fathom, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK) operate 102 ships visiting over 700 ports around the world and totaling 226,000 lower berths.

For more information about Cunard, contact your travel consultant or visit www.cunard.com.


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