Luxury liner Queen Elizabeth starts cruise from Japan for the first time
scmp.com -- Mar 14
The luxury cruise ship Queen Elizabeth arrived at Kobe port in western Japan on Monday ahead of its first cruise departing from and returning to Japan.

The eight-day voyage from Kobe through March 20 comes after the municipal government of Kobe asked the Cunard Line, the ship's British operator, to organise a Kobe-originating tour as it celebrates the 150th anniversary this year of the port's opening.

The 90,901-ton cruise ship that went into service in 2010 is due to visit Kagoshima, South Korea's Busan, Hiroshima and Kochi in western Japan before returning to Kobe.

世界一周中の英国の豪華客船「クイーン・エリザベス」(QE、9万901トン)が13日、神戸港に入港した。13~20日の日程で、神戸港を起点に初めての日本発着クルーズを予定している。神戸への寄港は2015年以来、3度目。
News sources: scmp.com, Kyodo
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