British Heritage Travel Magazine and Judy Perl Worldwide Travel’s offering an exclusive travel experience aboard Cunard’s iconic flagship including lectures and activities hosted by Philip Reed OBE, Director Emeritus of the Churchill War Rooms.

British Heritage Travel, in partnership with Judy Perl Worldwide Travel, is offering the opportunity to enjoy a quintessential transatlantic crossing from New York to Southampton, England aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, October 7-17, 2018, including three nights in London.

Onboard the QM2, travelers will enjoy a range of lectures and activities hosted by Philip Reed OBE, Director Emeritus of the Churchill War Rooms.

Upon arrival in Southampton, travelers with head to London to enjoy a three-night stay at Red Carnation Hotels' The Rubens at the Palace. While in London, British Heritage Travel editor Dr. Dana Huntley will join for visits two exemplary British institutions on BHT's exclusive tours to The Houses of Parliament and Churchill War Rooms.

For more information and to book the crossing call Judy Perl Worldwide Travel at 1-844-390-1799 (toll-free) or email [email protected]. Fares start at $3,599 per person, not including return airfare. The dates, Oct 7 to 17 2018, include the three nights in London.

British Heritage Travel

Through features in BHT magazine, digital extensions including our website, newsletter, and via posts to our growing social community, BHT uncovers the stories behind Britain’s castles and cathedrals, the secrets of its stately homes, and provides expert travel tips - whether a drive through the countryside, a day trip by rail, or the best that London has to offer - via branded BHT Tours. Combine this with an insider’s look at British culture, customs, and cuisine, BHT invites its readers to “live the history” every day. More on their website

Judy Perl Worldwide Travel

Judy Perl Worldwide offers the finest curated travel experiences in the world, providing hands-on cruise itinerary planning, insider tips, hotel reservations and tour arrangements since 2001. Judy Perl Worldwide Travel works with other media partners like Playbill and The New York Times to develop customized and themed cruises and crossings.

Philip Reed OBE

Phil began working for the Imperial War Museum in February 1975 as Curator for their extensive holdings of Second World War German documents and rose to become Deputy Keeper of the Department of Documents. In March 1993 he took on the position of Director of the Cabinet War Rooms (a branch of the Imperial War Museum), and from 1995 to 2005 he was the driving force behind the campaign to create the Churchill Museum at the Cabinet War Rooms which was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in February 2005. 

As Director of the Churchill War Rooms (as it is now known), the Museum has won many awards, including the 2006 Council of Europe Museum Prize. From 2008 to 2010. Phil also served as the Executive Director of the Churchill Centre, a US-based global body promoting the heritage of Sir Winston Churchill and in 2008 Phil was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year’s Honors List for services to Museums

In May 2010 Phil assumed the additional responsibility of the directorship of HMS Belfast, while remaining Director of the CWR and, in January 2014, was appointed Executive Vice President of the American Air Museum in Britain, which is located at Duxford airfield, Cambridgeshire, a branch of the Imperial War Museums.

Phil retired after 41 years’ service in March 2016 but will continue to support Imperial War Museums, particularly in his continued role as Executive Vice President of the American Air Museum.

Dana Huntley, PhD

Dana earned his Ph.D. in British Literature (Drew University), M.A. from Fordham and taught for 16 years before founding Lord Addison Travel, designing and operating small-group, special interest travel in Great Britain – for museums, historical societies, PBS stations and affinity groups including the MG Drivers Club, the Richard III Society and the Friends of Doctor Who.

For many years he wrote reviews and features for British Heritage (now British Heritage Travel), and for seven years designed travel itineraries for the magazine. In 2004, he became Editor.