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Princess opens another refurb to online viewers

Princess opens another refurb to online viewers
Following the enthusiastic response to its online Golden Princess Drydock Journal last month, Princess Cruises is inviting visitors to follow a similar make-over for Dawn Princess.

The work is underway at Forgacs Cairncross Dockyard in Brisbane, Australia, until June 20.

Visitors to can watch daily as Dawn Princess receives new interior furnishings and finishes, a giant poolside screen and the adults-only Sanctuary deck retreat.

Photos of the progress will also be posted to Princess' Twitter feed, Facebook page and Flickr photostream.

Drydock work includes the installation of new carpet and upholstery, and the coating of the hull with new silicone paint.

Dawn Princess is homeports in Sydney for year-round Australia-based cruising. On July 5, the ship departs on a 104-day world cruise, which Princess is touting as the longest round-trip voyage from Australia.

The drydock updates are at, and