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RMS Queen Mary 2 – The most magnificent ocean liner ever built.

RMS Queen Mary 2 is a transatlantic ocean liner. She is the only major ocean liner built for Cunard Line since Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969, the vessel she succeeded as flagship of the Cunard Line. RMS Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Her every detail harkens to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, while providing one of the most modern travel experiences on earth. RMS Queen Mary 2 is the biggest, tallest, widest, largest and longest ocean liner in the world. The most expensive liner in the history has a unique design in combination with advanced technology. The biggest ocean liner came 35 years after the last major ship in his type – RMS Queen Elizabeth 2. Both ships are flagship of Cunard Line.RMS Queen Mary 2 used to be the biggest passenger ship too, but she lost the first place to the Ocean Class of Royal Caribbean International and its MS Allure of the Seas, MS Ocean of the Seas and GT Freedom of the Seas. Perhaps no ship currently at sea excites a lover of maritime history like the Queen Mary 2. The flagship of the Cunard line and successor to the much-missed QE2 does its best to echo the company’s storied past, evoking as much traditional ‘Britishness’ as possible, despite being part of US-owned Carnival Corp. Launched in 2004 with a christening featuring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary 2 attempts to conjure the traditional charm of ocean voyages with classic afternoon tea, elegant decor and dressy eveningwear, along with an outstanding outdoor Promenade ringing Deck 7. QM2 is also the world’s only purpose-built liner, as opposed to a ship, designed especially for Transatlantic crossings.In 2014 the ship marked its 10-year anniversary with another suitably royal occasion  a tour by Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who was by his wife’s side when she christened the ship 10 years previously. Yet for a ship that’s so formal, a cruise on QM2 doesn’t always deliver the level of luxury that you might expect. The sprawling Kings Court buffet on Deck 7 can be a zoo at peak hours, with passengers jostling for prime window seats, and service in the shops can be indifferent. Even within the sanctuary of the vessel’s upper echelons the Princess and Queens Grills Restaurants and Lounge some staff can still be stiff and unhelpful