Splendour of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean, has entered the Navantia ship yard in Cadiz to begin a five-week long, $35 million dry dock refit.
The ship will receive 124 new balconies and a host of new stateroom amenities including flat screen televisions.
Other features being added include ship-wide wi-fi, a digital way-finding system, electronic mustering and an outdoor cinema screen.
New features will include the dining venues Chops Grille, Izumi, the Boardwalk Dog House, Chef’s Table and the Park Café; the Royal Babies and Tots Nursery; a Diamond lounge for Crown and Anchor loyalty guests; a Concierge Lounge for suite guests and upgraded technology throughout.
Other enhancements to Splendour of the Seas will be announced in the coming weeks.
Upon completion of the refurbishments on November 25th 2011, Splendour of the Seas will sail transatlantic from Lisbon (Portugal) to its seasonal homeport of Sao Paulo (Santos, Brazil).
From there the ship will offer a variety of South American itineraries throughout the summer season in Brazil.
Royal Caribbean International is a global cruise brand with 22 innovative ships, calling on more than 270 destinations in 72 countries across six continents.