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Uniworld to debut overhauled S.S. Beatrice in April next year

Uniworld to debut overhauled S.S. Beatrice in April next year

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is adding a fifth super ship to its fleet of floating boutique hotels.

In spring 2018, the River Beatrice will be transformed into the S.S. Beatrice after an extensive bow-to-stern renovation.

“We are thrilled to re-launch the S.S. Beatrice as our first vessel to be upgraded to a super ship,” said Uniworld president, Ellen Bettridge.

“Uniworld is committed to providing the utmost in luxury and following the successful launch of the S.S. Joie de Vivre earlier this year, we are eager to introduce yet another remarkable super ship to Europe’s waterways.”

The design team from Uniworld’s sister brand, Red Carnation Hotels, will bestow their creative talents on this project to once again design a ship that has everything discerning travellers crave most.


All public spaces and rooms will be redesigned with meticulous craftsmanship and original artwork, as well as the latest innovations and high-tech amenities available on the rivers.

The S.S. Beatrice will debut a fresh, sleek look with a graceful bow, redesigned lounge and an elegant grand staircase – a signature design element of Uniworld’s super ships.

Additional dining venues will include a private space to replace the captain’s lounge and library.

Two new royal suites, measuring 375 square feet, and an additional owner’s suite are being created.

The S.S. Beatrice’s maiden voyage will take place on April 4th, coinciding with the official launch of U by Uniworld, the company’s new brand and the first river cruise line exclusively designed for travellers ages 21-45.