Voyages of Discovery has implemented a set of refurbishments to Discovery whilst the vessel was at sea, designed to enhance the overall passenger experience. Renovations include a refresh to the ship’s interior and exterior design as well as a number of digital enhancements.
American Cruise Lines’ Queen of the West completed its first cruise from Portland, Ore., since its multimillion-dollar make-over that included the reconstruction of staterooms, community areas, the galley and engine room.
Four Holland America Line ships completed drydock refurbishments in April, including an extensive ‘Signature of Excellence’ upgrade for the 1993-built Maasdam at Grand Bahama Shipyard (pictured).
Royal Caribbean International’s Radiance of the Seas is shown entering the Victoria Shipyards in British Columbia to start a 22-day drydock.
The 2003-built Crystal Serenity completed a $25m, two-week upgrade at Blohm+Voss, the longest docking Crystal Cruises has ever executed. All 535 staterooms, retail centers, the pool deck, corridors and other spaces received a facelift, in addition to general sprucing of the vessel inside and out.
Carnival Breeze, debuting in 2012, will have Caribbean-inspired interiors and staterooms by Partner Ship Design of Hamburg.
Following the most extensive ship renovation in Princess Cruises’ history, the first passengers on Friday embarked the transformed Grand Princess at Port Everglades.
The 24-day docking at Grand Bahama Shipyard made dramatic changes including removing the iconic Skywalkers Nightclub and the demolition and rebuilding of the atrium to create a new Piazza-style space.
P&O Cruises’ Artemis arrived at Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven Thursday to begin its more than €20m transformation into Artania for Phoenix Reisen. In work scheduled to May 26, the vessel will gain 96 balconies and be redesigned for German customers.