One ship's hotel manager told us maiden voyages
draw inaugural junkies for oddball reasons--such as those who simply love to sleep on spanking new bed sheets or dine on dinnerware no one has touched before.
The Aquitania on her maiden voyage
from Liverpool to New York in 1914
While he would give nothing away about the extent of his investment in the project, Palmer said that he has received offers of up to USD1m per ticket for passage on the ship's maiden voyage
Mr Vittoria, former head of car hire firm Avis, is today taking Mirabella on its maiden voyage
heading for Naples - the home town of his wife Luciana.
The ship went down in the Atlantic on its maiden voyage
from Southampton to New York after hitting an iceberg.
Queen Victoria was last in Liverpool on her maiden voyage
The liner set off on its maiden voyage
on April 10, 1912 - but of course, it was to be its only voyage after it got into difficulties after it hit that fateful iceberg.
The newest ship in Saga's fleet should have been setting out on her maiden voyage
- a three-week cruise to Venice, Dubrovnik and the Adriatic - next Monday.
German airline Lufthansa announced on Wednesday that its new Airbus A380 aircraft made its maiden voyage
from Toulouse over the south of France on Tuesday.
HISTORY fans will get the chance to retrace the Titanic's doomed maiden voyage
on a centenary cruise.
A LUXURY British cruise ship sold every place on its maiden voyage
within half an hour of going on sale - despite charging up to pounds 15,799 per person.
She was the Chessington and she made Thames history when she passed under 17 bridges across the river during her maiden voyage
from the Tyne, carrying 2,500 tons of coal.
1838: Isambard Kingdom Brunel's steamship Great Western began her maiden voyage
to New York: 'He'll have us going to the moon yet' muttered one of Brunel's directors, when the great engineer suggested that they constructed a railway that went all the way from Britain to New York, calling the link Great Western.
The Military Traffic Management Command moved a pair of the vessels from Norfolk, Va., to Bremerhaven, Germany, on the maiden voyage
of the Tamesis, of the Wallenius Lines.
It aims to move beyond re-telling the tale of that fateful maiden voyage
in 1912, and unravel some previously untold, more unusual strands of the story.