In Pictures: See inside the luxury cruise liner that made history at Killybegs

first_imgKillybegs welcomed the Cunard Line Queen Elizabeth cruise ship to its new pier on Friday 20th July, breaking records for the largest ever liner to berth in the booming port.Old world charm meets modern luxuries aboard the Queen Elizabeth. As 2,000 guests disembarked for a day of exploring in Donegal, 20 guests got the chance to step inside the grand vessel for a tour organised by Atlantic Travel Letterkenny.Local visitors on an Atlantic Travel tour aboard the Queen ElizabethThe interiors of this colossal shop scream Gatsby-era decadence. The spotlessly clean rooms and corridors feature Art Deco designs, gleaming rich wood panelling, sparkling chandeliers and splendid seating areas throughout. Queen Elizabeth Queens Room sparkling dancefloorA staff force of 1,200 keeps the operation sailing smoothly. This floating resort hosts nine restaurant areas, 12 bars, an 800-seater theatre, wellness suite, spa, beauty salon, outdoor games deck, two swimming pools, casino, library, art gallery and shopping mall. Add in the upkeep of 1,000 cabins and you can see why such a large crew is needed.Swimming pool on the Queen ElizabethThere is no shortage of activities to keep guests entertained in the morning, evenings and on days at sea. If they are not dining or relaxing with a drink, guests can enjoy live music on many floors, ballroom dancing in the Queens Room or shows in the Royal Court Theatre, where magicians, comedians, guest performers and in-house production casts perform nightly.Royal Court TheatreQueen Elizabeth Grand LobbyGoing on a cruise ship such as this is lavish living at its best. The classic surroundings are timeless and universally glamorous, which makes each destination so exciting as new places lie waiting to be explored.See photos from inside the Queen Elizabeth below, with thanks to Atlantic Travel for arranging the tour: Atlantic Travel agents Caroline Kerr and Moya McCrossanSocial Hostess Leslie guides a tour through the Queen ElizabethLocal visitors on tour aboard the Queen ElizabethLocal visitors on tour aboard the Queen ElizabethWellness Director Egan SmilHair salon in the Queen ElizabethQueen Elizabeth SpaQueen Elizabeth SpaThe Queen Elizabeth crew in trainingThe Churchill Cigar LoungeArt gallery in the Queen ElizabethFrench wine tasting at the Verandah Restaurant in the Queen ElizabethQueen Elizabeth GinDining with Donegal views in the Queen ElizabethLido restaurant in the Queen ElizabethThe Queen Elizabeth docked in KillybegsOurdoor games courts on the Queen ElizabethQueen Elizabeth 2 in Killybegs   In Pictures: See inside the luxury cruise liner that made history at Killybegs was last modified: July 27th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cruisecunard lineKillybegsQueen ElizabethtourismTravellast_img read more