World’s leading adventurers to inspire Cunard guests in Alaska

World’s leading adventurers to inspire Cunard guests in Alaska

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Luxury cruise line Cunard is combining two of the largest names in exploration and mountaineering as Queen Elizabeth returns for a complete season in Alaska in 2020.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – known as the ‘World’s Greatest Living Explorer’ by the Guinness Book of Records – will headline an engaging group of lectures; he’ll be sharing personal insights of his adventures as Queen Elizabeth sails through the pristine beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.

Guests shall experience a first-hand account of Sir Ranulph’s notable expeditions. Included in these are the 1972-82 Transglobe, the initial surface journey round the polar axis, plus the Pentland South Pole Expedition, that was led by Sir Ranulph and achieved the initial unsupported crossing of the Antarctic Continent. Sir Ranulph has since climbed Mount Everest in addition to the North Face of the Eiger in the Bernese Alps, guided by Kenton Cool, and contains raised $22.8 million for charity throughout his career.

Mountaineer Kenton Cool, among the finest alpine climbers of his generation, will join Cunard onboard Queen Elizabeth in Alaska also. Cool has summited Mount Everest fourteen times, including his 2009 climb when he guided Sir Ranulph’s Everest expedition. Cool holds the initial title to be the initial person ever sold to climb the three Everest peaks — dubbed the “Triple Crown” — in a single climb, an achievement regarded as impossible. He shall share this along with other remarkable life experiences with guests.

“Cunard is well-known for our renowned onboard enrichment program, offering guests exclusive usage of one of the most inspirational and revered speakers,” said Josh Leibowitz, SVP Cunard THE UNITED STATES. “Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Kenton Cool are two of the best outdoor record achievers living today and our passengers will undoubtedly be thrilled to listen to first-hand accounts of these explorations while sailing although awe-inspiring nature of Alaska onboard Cunard’s majestic Queen Elizabeth.”


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Sir Ranulph will be the initial featured guest speaker in Alaska, on Queen Elizabeth’s sailing between Vancouver and Juneau (June 2-4, 2020). On June 12 and sail on voyages through July 2 kenton Cool will board the ship, 2020.

this year it had been announced that Cunard will visit Glacier Bay during its 2020 Alaska voyages

Earlier. Cunard will be the only real cruise line offering 10, 11 and 12 day roundtrip voyages from Vancouver in 2020 that absorb the majestic and pristine drama of both Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier. In other experiences and then be entirely on Cunard, guests could have the chance to immerse themselves in the culture of Alaska with a Cultured Heritage Guide on every sailing. For relaxation, guests can enjoy Mareel Wellness & beauty (Cunard’s new holistic spa concept) on every voyage, offering oceanic mediation and treatments rituals inspired by wilderness. Night falls as, with the background of Alaska, guests will love a distinctive sense of occasion having an Ice White Ball in the spectacular Queens Room on every voyage.

Cunard has doubled its Alaska program in 2020, from June through September supplying a full season. All voyages are roundtrip out of Vancouver which range from nine to 12 nights and something getaway voyage to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA for an overnight stick to the 4th of July, 2020. The Alaska voyages shall feature full days in ports such as for example Ketchikan, Victoria, Juneau, Others and skagway.

Author: George Taylor

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