The refurbishment of Carnival Victory, transforming the ship into Carnival Radiance, has been paused and the ship is now only expected to leave dry-dock in November.
MSC Cruises to ‘stretch’ Magnifica cruise ship ahead of her 2021 UK cruise season
It seems undertaking one of the largest ship lengthening refurbishment projects in history wasn’t enough for MSC Cruises when it stretched it’s four Lirica-class ships, because the cruise line has just announced […]
Windstar Cruises cuts steel for new mid-section of ‘stretched’ Star Legend
Windstar Cruises has cut the first steel for the new mid-section of Star Legend, which will soon be cut in half and ‘stretched’ to offer more staterooms and public areas.
Azamara Quest has casino removed in refit ahead of Dubai and SA cruises
Azamara Club Cruises have removed the casino aboard Azamara Quest and replaced it with a popular new lounge concept that debuted aboard Azamara Pursuit ahead of Quest’s cruises from Dubai and South […]
P&O’s Aurora emerges from refurbishment for new life as adults-only cruise ship
Aurora, the second-oldest ship in the P&O Cruises fleet (until Oriana is sold in August this year) has completed a major refurbishment project that saw her transformed into an adults-only ship.
Video: Watch a time-lapse of Marella Explorer 2’s transformation
There’s something particularly satisfying about time-lapse videos, especially when it’s a cruise ship under construction or undergoing a refit, and we love the new video of Marella Explorer 2 from Marella Cruises.
Celebrity Summit takes her turn undergoing Edge-like refurbishment
Following close on the heels of Celebrity Millenium, Celebrity Summit has emerged from a massive refurbishment project at Freeport in the Bahamas.
Norwegian Sky emerges from refit aimed at making her more Breakaway-like
During her three-month dry-docking, Norwegian Sky received updated spaces and completely redesigned staterooms and corridors, along with eight new dining venues and a revamp of all on-board eateries.
Navigator of the Seas returns to Miami following major refurbishment
Navigator of the Seas has returned to her homeport of Miami following a US $115-million refit and refurbishment intended to make her better-suited to Royal Caribbean’s short-cruise offerings in the Caribbean.
Norwegian Joy debuts ‘Footloose’ for first time at sea after $50m renovation
Norwegian Joy is undergoing a US $50-million renovation ahead of her relaunch in May this year, and will feature the Tony Award-nominated musical “Footloose” for the first time at sea when she […]
Diamond Princess emerges from refurbishment ahead of Japan season
Princess Cruises’ 2,670-guest ship, Diamond Princess, has received a multi-million pound two-week refit that enhanced her entertainment capabilities and upgraded the spa and gym.
Royal Caribbean is refurbishing five cruise ships in 2019
This year, Royal Caribbean is kicking its US $900-million Royal Amplified project into overdrive, with five cruise ships due to go into dry-dock for a range of upgrades intended to bring its […]
Insignia emerges from OceaniaNext refurbishment ahead of Dubai cruise
Oceania Insignia has left dry-dock following a 16-day refurbishment that saw almost all of the ship’s cabins and public areas redecorated and upgraded ahead of her 180-day World Cruise, which includes a […]
Silversea plan to turn Silver Wind into ice-class ship during polar refit
Silver Wind is to become an ice-class cruise ship, capable of polar cruising, during her upcoming 2020 refit and refurbishment, Silversea Cruises has announced.
Cunard to redevelop spa concept fleetwide as Mareel debuts on refurbished Queen Elizabeth
Cunard Line is introducing a brand-new spa brand fleetwide in partnership with Canyon Ranch, called Mareel Wellness & Beauty, which means ‘phosphorescence of the ocean’ in old Norse language.
Queen Elizabeth emerges from major refurbishment ahead of 2019 World Cruise
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth cruise ship has completed her refurbishment at a shipyard in Brest, France, where a team of 2,000 workers remodelled the spa, the Golden Lion pub and the décor throughout […]
Windstar Cruises to stretch Star-class cruise ships during refurbishments
Premium small-ship cruise line Windstar has announced it’s trio of powered cruise ships that it purchased from Seabourn will undergo a major US $250-million refurbishment called the Star Plus initiative.
Refit Review: Norwegian Jewel
Norwegian Jewel has completed a major refit and refurbishment that saw all her public rooms and staterooms updated or redesigned, while new production shows and enhanced spaces for the Haven suites has […]
Norwegian Jewel gets major refurbishment ahead of Asian and Alaskan cruise season
Norwegian Jewel is the latest cruise ship to get Norwegian Cruise Line’s “Norwegian Edge” refurbishment.
Navigator of the Seas to get massive refurbishment and refit as part of Royal Amplified project
Navigator of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s dedicated short getaway Caribbean cruise ship sailing roundtrip out of Miami to the Bahamas and CocoCay, is to get a US $115-million refit and refurbishment in […]