Royal to explore fourth refurb in 2020
ROYAL Caribbean International has revealed the details of a planned US$110 million refurbishment of its 3,114-pax Explorer of the Seas.
Explorer will become the fourth ship in Royal’s Voyager Class fleet modernisaton effort, with the vessel scheduled to sail the eastern Mediterranean in 2020 following her “amplification”.
Upgrades on the ship will include the addition of water attractions such as The Perfect Storm duo of waterslides, an enhanced poolscape with a wider selection of seating, and the Lime & Coconut poolside bar.
More culinary options will also be available via the opening of Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen, the Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade, an American classics menu at Johnny Rockets Express, as well as a new Starbucks outlet.
For families, Explorer will boast a range of added attractions to keep the kids entertained such as glow-in-the-dark laser tag which will debut in Studio B, a top-tobottom redesign of the ship’s dedicated kids spaces, including a renovated teens space (render pictured) boasting a revamped look and offering the latest in movies, gaming and music.
When the newly renovated Explorer heads to the eastern Mediterranean in 2020, she will be joined by the refurbished Allure of the Seas, which will also be cruising the Mediterranean during the same season.
Explorer will then service fiveto nine-night Caribbean sailings.