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18 Jun 2024

LIVERPOOL CHOSEN TO HOST SPECTACULAR NAMING CEREMONY FOR CUNARD’S NEW QUEEN ANNE

Cunard’s ‘spiritual home’ is to host the spectacular Naming Ceremony for its newest ship Queen Anne. The event will take place on the world-famous Mersey waterfront at Liverpool on Monday 3 June during an introductory ‘lap of honour’ voyage around the British Isles. And Cunard’s hosts for the momentous spectacle will be none other than Busted musician, Matt Willis, and his TV presenter wife, Emma. The power couple of British pop culture recorded this message revealing what guests can expect […]

03 Apr 2024

Major boost for future of Liverpool Cruise Terminal

Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, has signed a 50-year agreement with Peel Ports Group’s subsidiary, The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Ltd, to operate services at Liverpool Cruise Terminal. Subject to the granting of appropriate permits and licenses, GPH plans to invest up to £25 million in the terminal’s infrastructure, doubling its operations and unlocking the port’s future potential. The investment will include the addition of a new floating pontoon that will increase […]

06 Feb 2024
A large Cunard Cruise ship docked at Liverpool cruise terminal at night with the skyline lit up.

Liverpool chosen to host spectacular naming ceremony for Cunard’s new Queen Anne

Cunard’s spiritual home is to host the spectacular Naming Ceremony for its newest ship Queen Anne. The event will take place on the world-famous Mersey waterfront at Liverpool on Monday 3 June during an introductory ‘lap of honour’ voyage around the British Isles. And Cunard’s hosts for the momentous spectacle will be none other than Busted musician, Matt Willis, and his TV presenter wife, Emma. The power couple of British pop culture recorded this message revealing what guests can expect […]

25 Aug 2023

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Celebrates 20 Years of Sailing from Liverpool with a Spectacular Flash Mob Choir

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines marked two decades of sailing from Liverpool with a surprise celebration at the Cruise Liverpool terminal. Guests were treated to a spontaneous performance from enchanting flash mob choir A Handbag of Harmonies choir, organised in collaboration with Cruise Liverpool and paying homage to the cruise line’s 20 years of sailing from Liverpool. A Handbag of Harmonies, known for their captivating performances that blend joyous melodies and spirited choreography, serenaded the cruise terminal as guests checked in […]

24 Oct 2022
A photo of a person wearing glasses and a blue shirt next to a photo of a large cruise ship.

Meet Chris: Sustainability Consultant for Cruise Liverpool

As Cruise Liverpool comes to the end of this year’s season, we’re looking forward to how the team are planning for future seasons. We sat down with their newest recruit Chris Tyler who has joined the team as a Sustainability Consultant, to find out all about his research on how Cruise Liverpool can work towards becoming net zero. As a recent graduate of Environmental Science, I have spent the last 3 years studying how the planet and environment operate and […]

24 Aug 2022
A Disney Cruise ship on Liverpool Waterfront in front of the Three Graces

Cruise industry to bring Liverpool £30 million economic boost in next two years

Liverpool’s cruise industry is expected to bring in more than £30 million to the regional economy in the next two years. As ships docking in the city return to pre-pandemic capacity, tourism numbers are on the up and that could spell good news for Liverpool, a city council report has identified. More than 100 operations are expected into Liverpool Cruise Terminal during 2022, this busiest season to date. With more than 200,000 passengers expected to contribute to the visitor economy, an impact […]

31 Jan 2022

Liverpool to see over 100 cruise calls in 2022 Last updated Jan 26, 2022

Liverpool Cruise Terminal will welcome more than 100 cruise calls in 2022 as the recovery from the global pandemic gathers pace, providing an estimated £15m boost to the city. When COVID-19 hit in early 2020 the global cruise industry grind to a halt. The sector started its recovery last summer and Between May and December 2021, Liverpool’s terminal hosted around 100 cruises from 12 different operators. This saw 80,000 passengers either boarding, disembarking or passing through the city, delivering a […]

10 Aug 2021

Liverpool’s cruise industry rapidly recovers after Covid related decline

Liverpool’s cruise industry quickly rebounded since being allowed to resume sailings. following the damaging impact of coronavirus shutdown, a new report has revealed. A Liverpool City Council committee has been informed that the sector’s recovery in the city is well underway, with over 100 cruise calls having been confirmed. Since earlier in the summer, the city has seen a long list of massive ships docked at the city’s terminal. The industry was one of the hardest hit when travel came […]