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Continuing its 40-year tradition of providing the finest speaker programme in the industry Cunard announces the latest roster of high-calibre speakers who will join Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria over the coming months.

Cunard’s marketing director, Angus Struthers, says: “We are very excited to host such leading lights in their respective fields on our ships. Our innovative speaker programme, now in its 40th year, continues to go from strength-to-strength”.

Motoring legend and commentator Murray Walker will join Queen Victoria on her 14-night Canary Islands Explorer sailing (9 – 23 November) round trip from Southampton, calling at Lisbon, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma and La Coruna.
Balcony fares start from £1,399 per person.

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Above: F W De Klerk and Ann Widdecombe. Below: Murray Walker and Kate Adie
Murray WalkerKate Adie

Former South Africa President F W De Klerk will join Queen Mary 2 from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (15 - 17 April 2015) for 16 nights 2-18 April 2015.
After flying to Perth, guests will board the ship and cruise to Mauritius, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town before flyring home to the UK.
Balcony cabins from £3,429 per person including flights. 

Journalist and former BBC correspondent Kate Adie will cross the Atlantic from Southampton to New York with Queen Elizabeth (eight-nights, 10 – 18 January 2015).
Balcony fares start from £1,459.

Ann Widdecombe, the legend Tory MP and more latterly Stricltly Come Dancing celebrity will be sailing on Queen Victoria’s 14-night Canary Islands Explorer (9 – 23 November 2014). The round-trip cruise from Soutghampton calls at Lisbon, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma and La Coruna.
Balcony fares start from £1,399 per person.

Broadcaster and royal expert Caroline Aston will get Queen Mary 2’s 2015 World Cruise off to a great start, sailing from Southampton to Civitavecchia (10 – 17 January). The full 20-night sector calls at Malaga, Barcelona, Civitavecchia, Suez Canal, Sokhna Safaga and Dubai for the return UK flight.
Balcony fares from £3,249 per person.

Actor Robert Powell will also join an early part of Queen Mary 2’s World Cruise for the Civitavecchia to Dubai sector.

The former Conservative leader Lord Michael Howard joins Queen Mary 2 on her 15-night Cape Town to Southampton World Cruise sector (18 April – 3 May 2015), which calls at
Walvis Bay (Namibia) and Gran Canaria.
Balcony fares start from £2,629 per person.

Business guru Lord Digby Jones will join Queen Elizabeth on her 16-night Southampton round-trip Mediterranean Highlights cruise (30 August – 15 September 2015), calling Lisbon, Lanzarote, Cadiz, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Cartagena – Gibraltar – Southampton
Balcony fares start from £2,549 per person.

Falklands veteran Simon Weston  will be on Queen Victoria’s 13-night Southampton to Fort Lauderdale crossing (20 January – 2 February 2015), which calls at Ponta Delgada, Antigua, Tortola and Nassau.
Balcony fares start from £2,189 per person.


Posted on 20th August 2014 at 03:22 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Cunard Line |

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