The sixth Cunard ship to carry the name Queen, and the third Cunard Elizabeth; Queen Elizabeth joined the fleet in October 2010. Queen Elizabeth was named by HM. The Queen after the legendary ocean liner RMS Queen Elizabeth of 1938. Along with RMS Queen Mary, the original Queens were icons of international travel for nearly three decades.
A Vista-Class cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth’s design was modified to allow her to complete direct transatlantic crossings. The ship is a near sister to Queen Victoria, and wears the traditional Cunard livery on her hull and funnel.
Since entering service, Queen Elizabeth has become a much loved member of the Cunard family. The ship boasts an elegant art deco inspired interior and three distinct classes of travel – Grills, Britannia Club and Britannia.
Queen Elizabeth is a popular cruise ship, operating annual world voyages as well as occasional transatlantic crossings. For the last few years, the ship has enjoyed extended long duration cruises in Australia, Japan and Alaska.