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Seven Seas Mariner upgrade completes RSSC refurbishments

Seven Seas Mariner Master Suite
Seven Seas Mariner re-entered service Monday following a multimillion-dollar upgrade to suites and lounges that completed refurbishments of the Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleet.

Seven Seas Mariner is on a 10-night sailing from Monte Carlo to Venice and will operate in the Mediterranean for the rest of the season.

The ship's suites and lounges gained elegant new furnishings, rich upholstery, custom-milled carpeting and hand-selected accents.

Seven Seas Voyager recently underwent a similar refurbishment and Seven Seas Navigator was upgraded in 2012.

'This investment in our fleet underscores our commitment to providing our guests with the ultimate, ultra-inclusive experience on the most luxurious and stylish ships,' said RSSC president Kunal Kamlani.

Seven Seas Mariner upgrade highlights include new furniture, upholstery, lighting and wall coverings in the Grand, Master, Mariner, Seven Seas, Horizons and Penthouse suites. Each features sophisticated décor with new sofas and chairs, dining tables, lamps and accent lighting intended to exude Park Avenue elegance.

Rich, luxurious fabrics were chosen to give each category of suites their own look and character. Soft tones of mint green, dove grey, fawn and wheat play off a palette of rich, dominant hues of espresso, chocolate, gold, burgundy and silver.

The ship's two-deck high show theater was renovated with a new LED wall to enhance the productions and new carpeting, upholstery, wall coverings, cocktail tables, wall sconces, banquettes and chairs. The theater will stage 'Cirque Rock ‘n' Roll,' RSSC's most lavish production, with aerial theatrics choreographed to music from Michael Jackson, Pink, Queen and others.

The Stars Lounge gained dramatic new décor. A new stone-topped bar anchors the room and the décor of plum, smoky-grey, gold, black and cream creates a subdued, elegant atmosphere. Rich woolen carpets, supple leather, dark hardwood paneling and hammered-copper accents are other elements.

The Horizon Lounge received a new stone-fronted bar, chic furnishings, rich carpeting, lustrous wall coverings and new lighting. The Mariner Lounge was reconfigured with a spacious open floor plan and sports a new bar, stone flooring, lamps and tables.

The Observation Lounge's new décor has ivory, ebony and wine tones. A dramatic back-lit bar serves as the room’s centerpiece.

The Canyon Ranch Spa received new steam rooms, stone flooring in the reception area and refurbished changing rooms, while the Fitness Center installed the latest exercise equipment.

The exterior decks and al fresco lounges received a makeover, as well. New teak was laid on the balconies of all 350 suites and the teak decking in common areas was resurfaced and refinished.

The Pool Deck and the ship's outdoor relaxation areas were furnished with new resort-style sofas, chairs and loungers. The Pool Grill and La Veranda also received eye-catching upgrades with new mosaic tiling, wall coverings draperies, lighting and awnings.