$165 Million in Updates Coming to Oasis of the Seas

Oasis of the Seas, the first cruise ship constructed over 200,000 gross tons and the ship that ushered in a new era for Royal Caribbean a decade ago, will receive a massive $165 million in updates. As part of the $1 billion Royal Amplified fleet modernization, Oasis the Seas will undergo a 63 day dry dock (September – November 2019) that will see the addition of some features found on newer sister Oasis class ships Harmony of the Seas and Symphony of the Seas plus several new enhancements.   Michael…

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Carnival Freedom Updated with New Experiences

Carnival Freedom Refurbishment

The Carnival Freedom cruise ship has just returned from a three-week multi million dollar dry dock where she received several new enhancements. This refurbishment is part of Carnival Cruise Lines $2 billion ship enhancement program that is adding the line’s popular Funship 2.0 innovations across the fleet. The new and enhanced experiences include: WaterWorks: Featuring a 203-foot-long AquaTunnel slide and Carnival’s signature 212-foot-long Twister slide along with a 75-gallon PowerDrencher tipping bucket and SplashZone area for kids. Bonsai Express: the success of the full-service Bonsai Sushi restaurants has spawned this…

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Behind the Scenes: Navigator of the Seas 2019 Dry Dock

Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas is almost finished with her $115 Million makeover. When she returns to service from Miami, Navigator of the Seas will debut a host of new features and experiences. New Topside Features Royal Caribbean’s popular Perfect Storm water sides will features The Blaster, the cruise line’s first Aqua Coaster and the longest at sea. Its counterpart, Riptide, guests will plunge down the industry’s only headfirst mat racer and reach an exhilarating finish through a translucent tube with endless ocean views. There will also be a…

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Royal Plans Next Level Update to Navigator of the Seas

Navigator of the Seas Refurbishment

Royal Caribbean is continuing with its $1 billion Royal Amplified fleet modernization program. The next ship to get the “amped up” treatment is Navigator of the Seas.The ship will undergo a $115 Million makeover and debut in Miami on February 14, 2019 with a host of new features and activities. The ship originally launched in 2002, has already received significant upgrades in 2014 that saw the addition of new Panoramic and Virtual Balcony Staterooms, FlowRider surf simulator and new dining in Sabor Mexican, Izumi Japanese and Giovanni’s Table. Michael Bayley,…

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Carnival Triumph to Become Carnival Sunrise After $200 Million Refit

Carnival Sunrise

Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to makeover the Carnival Triumph with a $200-Million dry dock, that will transform the 19 year old ship with venues that are found on their most recent cruise ships. At the completion of the dry dock, the ship will be renamed Carnival Sunrise and will be the second ship in Carnival’s Sunshine Class. The Carnival Sunshine (originally the Carnival Destiny) underwent a similar dry dock in 2013. The dry dock makeover will add all of Carnival’s popular branded food, beverage and entertainment innovations, as well…

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