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Iconic Queens to meet in New York Harbour on 13 January

SOUTHAMPTON, England - 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 Ha

Cunard appoints first female captain

SOUTHAMPTON, England - When Danish-born Inger Klein Olsen assumed command of Cunard Line's Queen Victoria on Wednesday, 1 December, she made history by becoming the venerable shipping line's first fem

Nice ship, lousy cabins

That, alas, is the verdict of the Miami Herald, the cruise industry's home town newspaper. Weighing in on the much-ballyhooed new vessel Sunday in a lengthy review, the Herald's Jay Clarke echoed other reviewers who have expressed shock at the poor design of the Queen Victoria's cabins. As one passenger put it, says Clarke, "the Queen has no drawers."

The curse of the cruise industry?

(TVLW) - Queen Victoria is the latest in a string of ships, including Queen Elizabeth 2, to be hit by sickness bugs - so what is the multi-million pound industry doing about the outbreaks and is the fear of falling ill putting people off cruising?