Legendary Hollywood Icon Francis Ford Coppola Sets Sail on Queen Mary 2

VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2016 /CNW/ -- Renowned screenwriter, film director, and producer Francis Ford Coppola embarked on an eight-night Transatlantic Crossing on Cunard's flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 on July 24, 2016. During his voyage, the three-time Academy Award® Winner enjoyed some relaxation at sea with his wife Eleanor. "Beautiful voyage," he said once he disembarked in Southampton, England. "Everyone was so gracious and attentive to us." Mr. Coppola has previously sailed across the Atlantic on Cunard's famed QE2 but this was his first time on the recently-Remastered Queen Mary 2.

For more information about Queen Mary 2, or to book a voyage, contact your Travel Agent, call Cunard Line toll-free at 1-800-728-6273, or visit www.cunard.com.

About Queen Mary 2 
Christened by Her Majesty The Queen in 2004, Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2 defines luxury travel for the 21st Century and continues a 176-year legacy of transatlantic travel. Queen Mary 2 achieved her 200th Transatlantic Crossing in July 2013. Iconic luminaries, political figures and celebrities from the Golden Age of Ocean Travel to the present day have sailed with Cunard. Since 2004 personalities who have sailed aboard Queen Mary 2 include President George H.W. Bush, Desmond Tutu, James Taylor, Wes Anderson, Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola, Tilda Swinton, George Takei, Kim Novak, Uma Thurman, Richard Dreyfuss, John Cleese and Angela Bassett.

About Cunard
Defining true excellence at sea with 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. Cunard has been synonymous with the quest for new discoveries since the company's first paddle-wheeled steamer, Britannia, crossed the Atlantic in 1840.Today, Cunard offers the only regularly scheduled transatlantic liner service and continues the legacy of world cruising which it began in 1922.

World's Leading Cruise Lines
Cunard is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises, Seabourn and Fathom. Sharing a passion to please each guest and a commitment to quality and value, World's Leading Cruise Lines inspires people to discover their best vacation experience. Together, we offer a variety of exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world's most desirable destinations. Visit us at www.worldsleadingcruiselines.com.

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