Cunard Debuts First TV Commercial During Big Game Week

Luxury cruise line company previews commercial ahead of its airing on Saturday, Feb. 4

VALENCIA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ -- In tandem with the big game, luxury ocean liner company, Cunard today released its first North American commercial that will air during Ocean Treks™ with Jeff Corwin on ABC Stations on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.

The commercial, viewable on and on YouTube showcases its 2017 brand campaign - 'Everything you wanted, nothing you expected,' taking viewers through the possibilities and experience available on its luxurious voyages on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.

"On behalf of Cunard North America, we are proud to release our first-ever commercial that will debut this Saturday during Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin," said Josh Leibowitz, senior vice president, Cunard North America. "The ad showcases the grandeur and sense of occasion that Cunard provides while glimpsing into the more intimate moments experienced onboard our ships."

From February through July 2017, Cunard will be featured on select episodes of Ocean Treks™ and Vacation Creation™, two new programs that highlight cruising and why it is the best way to see and learn about the world.

Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Sailing aboard cruise ships, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin brings audiences on an epic journey to discover thrilling adventures in remarkable destinations. From mountain climbs to deep sea dives, helicopter rides and glacier treks, audiences join Jeff for the adventure of a lifetime, inspiring the explorer in all of us.

This week's episode of Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin features Queen Victoria and the maritime jewel of Kotor, Montenegro where Jeff climbs high above the city to the ancient fortress of St. John's Castle. Then he explores two hidden natural wonders, first by plunging into Kotor's glimmering coastal waters to discover the treasures of the Blue Caves, then by rappelling into long-unexplored Skurda Canyon.

Air Dates: Morning of 2/4/17, 2/18/17, 3/25/17, & 7/1/17. For further details, please check local listings.

Vacation Creation
Vacation Creation takes audiences on an inspirational journey to follow the voyages of families who have been specially chosen to experience a custom-tailored cruise vacation of a lifetime. Hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko learn each family's hopes and dreams to craft the perfect cruise vacation aboard these beautiful ships and on shore in awe-inspiring destinations.

Air Dates: Morning of 4/1/17 & 7/29/17. For further details, please check local listings.

Until February 28, 2017 under the Upgrades on Us offer, new bookings on select voyages will receive Free Double Upgradesfrom Inside to Balcony, 50% Reduced Deposit^, Free Drinks in Grill Suitest and Past Guests will receive Free Gratuities. Guests can select itineraries on a wide range of voyages on all three Cunard Queens - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.

Itineraries include Transatlantic Crossings, New England & Canada, Caribbean, Northern Europe, Mediterranean and Iberia & Canary Island voyages with fares from $1,299.

For more information about Cunard and the Upgrades on Us offer, contact your Travel Consultant or contact Cunard at 1-800-728-6273 or visit

Defining true excellence at sea with over 176 years of legendary voyages, Cunard is the operator of luxury ocean liners Queen Mary 2®, Queen Victoria® and Queen Elizabeth®. Renowned for impeccable White Star Service, gourmet dining and world-class entertainment, all three Queens offer luxury on a grand scale in Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill and Queens Grill accommodation. Cunard is the only line to offer regularly scheduled Transatlantic service and continues the legacy of world cruising which it began in 1922.

Awarded '#1 Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line' by Travel + Leisure's 2016 World's Best Awards and 'Best World Cruise Itineraries' and 'Best Trans-Atlantic Itineraries' by Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2016 Readers Choice Awards, 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.

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Cunard photography is available online at

For additional information about Cunard, contact:
Jackie Chase, Cunard, 661-753-1035,
Maria Andriano, MGA Media Group, 212-251-1015,

Fare Details:

Upgrades on Us
Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses ranging from $45 to $425 per person are additional and subject to change.

† Free Double Upgrade from Inside to Balcony Offer is based on reserving a Balcony Stateroom (up to category BZ on Queen Mary 2; up to category BF on Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth) for the price of an Inside Stateroom (category IA). Free upgrade within Princess Grill Suites is based on reserving a Princess Grill Suite (category P1) for the price of Princess Grill Suite (category P2). Free Upgrade within Queens Grill Suites is based on reserving a Queens Grill Suite (category Q5) for the price of a Queen Grill Suite (category Q6 on Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth; category Q7 on Queen Mary2). Upgrade offers are not available to third/fourth berth guests and are subject to availability.

‡ Free Gratuities offer is based on pre-payment by Cunard of suggested gratuities in the amount of $13.50 per person per day for Grill Suites and $11.50 per person per day for Britannia staterooms. Free Gratuities offer is not available for third/fourth berth guests. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other offers. Free gratuities are applicable for select voyages included in this promotion only.

^ 50% Reduced Deposit. 12.5% deposit per person instead of the standard 25% deposit is required within three days of reservation. Bookings are subject to cancellation if deposit amount is not received within the specified option period. Reduced Deposit offer is not combinable with other reduced deposit offers and does not apply to bookings made within final payment.

♦ The Free Drinks offer applies to all drinks $12 and under purchased on board during the cruise. The promotion applies to new Grill Suite bookings only. Valid only on voyages included in this promotion. Drinks under this promotion can be purchased and consumed free of charge by the participant only and may not be purchased for guests who are not booked on the promotion. Guests under 18 years of age (under 21 years of age while present in United States ports or territorial waters) may only purchase non-alcoholic drinks on this promotion. Drinks priced above the threshold shown above must be purchased at full price. Paying the difference between the threshold and the higher price is not permitted. The standard 15% service charge applied against all bar orders will be included under this promotion for all drinks ordered under the price threshold. For drinks purchased over the price threshold, the 15% service charge will apply as standard. Drinks ordered on this promotion will be signed for in the normal way with the cost of the drinks appearing on the sales receipt - the cost will be credited back to the guest folio on a nightly basis. This promotion does not apply to drinks ordered as room service or in room mini bar (except Queens Grill), bottles of wine or other drinks packages. Cunard operates a Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy. Offer applies to the first two guests sharing a stateroom. No cash value.

* New Bookings Only. Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of reservation. Fares for other categories not shown may vary. Fares are per person, do not include air travel, are cruise only, based on double occupancy and apply to the first two guests in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth berth guests. Offer only applies to voyages advertised in this promotion. This offer has limited space, is nontransferable, subject to change, and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past guest discounts. This offer may not be combinable with any other offer. Offer is available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older. Fares quoted in U.S. dollars. Please refer to the applicable Cunard brochure or for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all reservations. Ask about our applicable air add-on programme. Offer is applicable to bookings made and deposited by 28 February 2017. Please reference promo code: P2*.


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