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Paul Gauguin completes $7m renovation

Paul Gauguin completed a $7m refurbishment, the largest in the ship’s 14-year history, which took place during its 10-night crossing from Tahiti to Brisbane, Australia, as well as during the 11-night drydock at Forgacs that followed.

Renovations throughout the ship include new flooring and replaced carpeting, new furniture, new window treatments and decorative wall panels, and new signage, providing a lighter, brighter feel.

Additionally, all suites and staterooms feature new teak railings on the balconies and new bathroom flooring.

On the culinary front, La Veranda has a redesigned entrance, refinished indoor and outdoor furniture, and solar shades throughout. Le Grill gained new decorative partitions and divider walls, as well as a new buffet area and new lighting. L’Etoile also has a redesigned entrance in addition to video equipment for conferences.

Promenade Deck 5 has a new built-in banquette and expanded casino in Le Casino, and Deck 6 received a new integrated display case for books and art. La Palette features a decorative stone band along the front of the bar and an updated lighting system, as well as new outdoor furniture. the dance floors in Le Grand Salon and La Palette were refurbished.

Seatrade Insider understands that environmental systems upgrades were completed as well.

The 332-passenger Paul Gauguin is operated by Paul Gauguin Cruises.

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