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Cunard White Star Tourist Class - 1949

Front Cover of 1949 Brochure on Tourist Class Accommodations on Cunard White Star Ships.

Front Cover of 1949 Brochure on Tourist Class Accommodations on Cunard White Star Ships. GGA Image ID # 11ed4ff500

RMS Queen Elizabeth and RMS Queen Mary

Travel in Tourist Class today affords uncrowded comfort combined with the intimacy and congeniality which have a unique appeal to passengers of all ages, and Cunard White Star offers Tourist Class accommodation in four famous transatlantic liners.

This booklet is your gangplank. Step aboard and see for yourself the spacious public rooms and tasteful cabins wherein relaxation and recreation are the rules of the day.

Visit the glorious QUEEN ELIZABETH and QUEEN MARY, world's largest and fastest passenger ships, sailing in a weekly express service direct to Europe, with regular calls between New York, Cherbourg, and Southampton. Visually promenade through the fashionable MAURETANIA and the popular BRITANNIC, and here at firsthand, you may select the ship for your ocean voyaging.

Tourist Class Lounge on the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

Tourist Class Lounge on the RMS Queen Elizabeth. GGA Image ID # 11ed676159

Tourist Class Lounge on the RMS Queen Mary.

Tourist Class Lounge on the RMS Queen Mary. GGA Image ID # 11ee1e13b3

Tourist Class Restaurant on the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

Tourist Class Restaurant on the RMS Queen Elizabeth. GGA Image ID # 11ee1e51ac

Tourist Class Smoking Room on the RMS Queen Mary.

Tourist Class Smoking Room on the RMS Queen Mary. GGA Image ID # 11ee249198

Tourist Class Smoking Room on the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

Tourist Class Smoking Room on the RMS Queen Elizabeth. GGA Image ID # 11ee4698bb

Tourist Class Winter Garden Lounge on the RMS Queen Mary.

Tourist Class Winter Garden Lounge on the RMS Queen Mary. GGA Image ID # 11eeabcf22

Tourist Class Three-Berth Stateroom on the RMS Queen Mary.

Tourist Class Three-Berth Stateroom on the RMS Queen Mary. GGA Image ID # 11ef0b33cd

Tourist Class Stateroom on the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

Tourist Class Stateroom on the RMS Queen Elizabeth. GGA Image ID # 11efbcff34

With the Tang of Salt in the Breeze

Unsurpassed anywhere for glorious days and nights of rest and relaxation is life on board an ocean liner. In Tourist Class, on Cunard White Star ships, your days may be spent on broad open decks in the clean sea breeze, in bracing games or promenades for your constitutionals.

Or. if you prefer, you may luxuriate in a deck chair with a book from your liner's well-stocked library, enjoying the delightful customs of morning bouillon and afternoon tea. A turn about the deck before each mealtime will stimulate such an appetite that only the excellent cuisine of Cunard White Star can assuage it.

In Tourist Class, in the evenings, the newest motion pictures may be viewed in modern theatres. There is music for concerts and dancing, bingo and bridge, and infinite planned diversions to fill any idle hour.

But best of all on shipboard, on the decks, in the lounges, theft is the congeniality and good fellowship which makes ocean travel so utterly exhilarating and enjoyable.

Young Couple of Passengers Play Suffleboard on the Tourist Class Decks.

Young Couple of Passengers Play Shuffleboard on the Tourist Class Decks. GGA Image ID # 11efc70336

Group of Tourist Class Passengers Enjoy a Game of Deck Tennis.

Group of Tourist Class Passengers Enjoy a Game of Deck Tennis. GGA Image ID # 11efe498d4

The Cunard White Star Fleet - Britain's Masterpieces

For Atlantic crossings between New York and Europe in Tourist Class, there is a Cunard White Star liner to suit the taste of any traveler.

In the majestic QUEEN ELIZABETH and QUEEN MARY, your passage is fast, your accommodation set amid all the conveniences of a small city.

The facilities of the QUEENS, but on a slightly smaller scale, are also found on the MAURETANIA and BRITANNIC, and the atmosphere of warmth and dignity provided by these ships guarantees a pleasant sea journey. The MAURETANIA sails between New York. Cobh. Havre and Southampton, while the BRITANNIC calls at Cobh and Liverpool.

For an ocean passage that is safe, dependable and completely comfortable, always travel Cunard White Star, and you will agree that Tourist Class in any Cunard White Star liner is entirely worthy of your choice.

The RMS Mauretania. A Modern Favorite. 35,677 Gross Tons. 1,157 Passengers.

The RMS Mauretania. A Modern Favorite. 35,677 Gross Tons. 1,157 Passengers. GGA Image ID # 11f0032a9f

RMS Queen Mary -- The World's Faster Liner. 81,273 Gross Tons. 1,995 Passengers.

RMS Queen Mary -- The World's Faster Liner. 81,273 Gross Tons. 1,995 Passengers. GGA Image ID # 11f02e88ae

The MV Britannic. One of the World's Largest Motor Vessels. 27,666 Tons, 993 Passengers.

The MV Britannic. One of the World's Largest Motor Vessels. 27,666 Tons, 993 Passengers. GGA Image ID # 11f02ea233

RMS Queen Elizabeth. World's Larges Liner, 83,673 Gross Tons, 2,314 Passengers.

RMS Queen Elizabeth. World's Larges Liner, 83,673 Gross Tons, 2,314 Passengers. GGA Image ID # 11f05ac42c

The Passengers Are Ready for Sailing Day as Crowds on the Piers Cheer Them On for a Bon Voyage.

The Passengers Are Ready for Sailing Day as Crowds on the Piers Cheer Them On for a Bon Voyage. GGA Image ID # 11f0c12518

RMS Mauretania

Onboard the MAURETANIA, the roominess and quiet elegance of her Tourist Class appointments are sure to delight you. Not so large as the QUEENS, but nonetheless distinguished, this liner's smartly modern décor and air of genuine comfort will immediately presage for you the full pleasure of an ocean voyage.

Famous for her sea-worthiness, whether on the Atlantic or in cruise service, the MAURETANIA pays full honor to her proud heritage as the namesake of a former first lady of the seas.

Without question, yours is a genuinely pleasurable crossing when you travel Tourist Class on the MAURETANIA.

Tourist Class Lounge on the RMS Mauritania.

Tourist Class Lounge on the RMS Mauritania. GGA Image ID # 11f0dcb6dc

Tourist Class Restaurant on the RMS Mauretania.

Tourist Class Restaurant on the RMS Mauretania. GGA Image ID # 11f0e8a8d9

Tourist Class Theatre on the RMS Mauretania - Complete with Folding Chairs.

Tourist Class Theatre on the RMS Mauretania - Complete with Folding Chairs. GGA Image ID # 11f0ebfa91

Tourist Class Stateroom on the RMS Mauretania.

Tourist Class Stateroom on the RMS Mauretania. GGA Image ID # 11f0ecd8ae

MV Britannic

Well-established as a transatlantic favorite, the BRITANNIC is virtually a new ship, with passenger accommodations entirely rebuilt following her release from government service.

She now offers Tourist Class staterooms second in size and style to none on the Atlantic. Many of these staterooms are equipped with private toilets and showers.

Again in this liner, the more than ample public rooms and cabins emphasize the unique tastes of Cunard White Star designers. Throughout Tourist Class, the BRITANNIC is a delight to the eye and is predestined to please any passenger seeking a comfortable crossing amid pleasant surroundings.

Tourist Class Lounge on the MV Britannic.

Tourist Class Lounge on the MV Britannic. GGA Image ID # 11f11611c0

Tourist Class Restaurant on the MV Britannic.

Tourist Class Restaurant on the MV Britannic. GGA Image ID # 11f1620825

Tourist Class Stateroom on the MV Britannic.

Tourist Class Stateroom on the MV Britannic. GGA Image ID # 11f1b52fae

Tourist Class Smoking Room on the MV Britannic.

Tourist Class Smoking Room on the MV Britannic. GGA Image ID # 11f29329f5

 

Traditional since 1840, the competence and courtesy of service on Cunard ships are famous throughout the world. The crews of Cunard White Star liners, both officers and seamen alike, are bred in this tradition.

They are men of the sea, in the British tradition, taking pride in the thorough knowledge of their jobs and the efficient performance of their assigned tasks, however routine. Yet always they maintain respectful attention to the needs of every passenger.

When you travel via Cunard White Star, you will delight in this high standard of service, which is all too rare in our times. The liners' staffs will unobtrusively anticipate your every wish, affording you the freedom of full relaxation which is so crucial in the pleasure of an ocean passage.

For complete assurance of fine food and superb service on seaworthy ships, discriminating travelers choose the ships of Cunard White Star.

Brochure Information

  • Publication Date: January 1949
  • Publisher: Cunard White Star
  • Printed in the USA
  • Publication Number: S5805
  • Pages: 16
  • Photographs: 23
  • Dimensions: 26.8 cm x 17.9 cm

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