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Independence of the Seas – Refit

December 19, 2017

(Courtesy RCI)

Royal Caribbean International’s Independence of the Seas will receive a bow-to-stern makeover in April 2018.

During the revitalization the ship will receive several new features including, A trampoline park, Water slide, Escape rooms and Laser tag.

These ideas were proposed by travel agents in the UK and Ireland as part of a contest held with Travel Weekly UK.

The ‘Royal CaribbeanBlog’ has listed the changes:

Deck 3

  • Alhambra Theatre name changed to Royal Theater.
  • The Raven nightclub replaced with new staterooms.
  • On Air Club replaced with staterooms.
  • Photo Gallery moved to Deck 3.
  • Art Gallery area reduced, with more staterooms added.
  • Romeo & Juliet Dining Room renamed to Dining Room.

Deck 4

  • Alhambra Theatre name changed to Royal Theater.
  • The Raven nightclub replaced with Izumi.
  • Photo Gallery replaced with Playmakers Sports Bar and Arcade.
  • Macbeth Dining Room renamed to Dining Room.

Deck 5

  • Pyramid Lounge becomes Star Lounge.
  • Connoisseur Club becomes Library and RC Online.
  • God & Badger Pub becomes Ale & Anchor.
  • Cupcake Cupboard replaced with Sugar Beach.
  • King Lear Dining Room renamed to Dining Room.

(Unofficial Royal CaribbeanBlog)

Malcolm says: There’s nothing wrong with a good refit. However It’s always a shame when they add more cabins to an already busy ship! Many will be inside cabins too. Calling the ‘Dining Room’ the ‘Dining Room’ would seem to lack a little imagination.

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Independence of the Seas Refit – 2018

July 15, 2017

(Images courtesy of RCI)

RCI have announced that ‘Independence of the Seas’ will undergo a major refurbishment during the ship’s dry dock in April 2018.

The ship, which entered service in 2008, has not had a  major refurbishment since 2013.

Independence of the Seas will receive some high-energy features including a trampoline park, water slides, escape room and laser tag.

More details will be revealed at a later date.

(Royal Caribbean)