The $35m, five-week project was carried out late last year at the Navantia shipyard in Cadiz, Spain, and Splendour is in seasonal service from Santos, Brazil.
From mid-February Splendour of the Seas will become the first cruise ship to provide iPads in all staterooms. Other features added include ship-wide Wi-Fi, a digital way-finding system, electronic mustering and an outdoor cinema screen.
The Centrum was transformed into an entertainment venue. offering a range of daytime activities, nightly entertainment and aerial performers. And the Centrum’s Champagne Bar was transformed into the R Bar with a sophisticated 1960s vibe, and signature cocktails.
The video, with commentary from Frank Weber, vp food and beverage operation, and a host of other Royal Caribbean International executives shipboard and shoreside, is at http://youtu.be/lTbayWbI1lc.