24. November 2013 · Comments Off on OCEANIA CRUISES UNVEILS DETAILS OF $50 MILLION FLEET UPGRADE – SHIP TRANSFORM. · Categories: ENGLISH CRUISE RELEASES, GENERAL, OCEANIA CRUISES · Tags: , , , , ,

Regatta, Insignia and Nautica to undergo dramatic transformation.

Oceania Cruises has announced details of the largest refurbishment programme in the company’s history. The award-winning trio of R-Class ships, Regatta, Insignia, and Nautica will undergo a combined $50 million dollar transformation during next year’s second quarter.

New Penthouse Suite / Photo © Oceania Cruises

New Penthouse Suite / Photo © Oceania Cruises

Renewed, Refreshed and Rejuvenated

Retaining the warmth, intimacy and charm that Oceania Cruises’ guests have come to cherish, all public rooms, suites, and staterooms will feature elegant new furnishings and décor. Many of the amenities and design elements that debuted on the line’s newest ships (Marina and Riviera) – including Baristas, Oceania Cruises’ signature specialty coffee bar and the state-of-the-art grill in the Terrace Café – are being added during the refits.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to incorporate many of the best features and interior design elements from our acclaimed Marina and Riviera to Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. Not only does it enrich and enhance the guest experience, it underscores our commitment to providing our guests with a consistently outstanding experience across the entire fleet,” stated Kunal S. Kamlani, President of Oceania Cruises.

New Veranda Stateroom / Photo © Oceania Cruises

New Veranda Stateroom / Photo © Oceania Cruises

Transformation Highlights

· All staterooms will receive rich new décor, imbuing them with a new sense of style, elegance and flair.

· Penthouse suites will be transformed with stunning new furnishings, rich upholstery and a vibrant yet calming palette that reflects the sea, sun and sky.

· Owner’s and Vista Suites will receive new bathrooms featuring oversized showers along with new marble and granite vanities.

· The addition of Baristas, the relaxing coffee bar where master baristas prepare complimentary illy® espressos, frothy cappuccinos and fresh pastries throughout the day.

· The Terrace Café will be transformed with dramatic new furnishings, flooring, wall-coverings, and lighting. This restaurant will also feature a state-of-the-art grill, which prepares cooked-to-order specialties such as juicy steaks, succulent lobster tails and mouth-watering chops.

· Horizons will be resplendent in a new palate of soothing sea blues, cocoa brown and mint and furnished with all new chairs and sofas that are perfect for conversing, relaxing or simply taking in the stunning views.

· The Main Lounges will be completely refurbished with new carpeting, chairs and luxurious new fabrics and upholstery.

· Ever-popular Martinis bar will receive new furnishings while retaining its classic ambiance.

· The pool deck will sport all new furniture and new tile work.

· The Canyon Ranch Spa Club will have new Steam and Changing Rooms with dramatic new mosaics.

· The Sports Deck, located atop the ship with magnificent vistas of the sea, features a new mini-golf course, new shuffleboard courts and selection of deck games.

The transformed Insignia will debut on May 8, 2014 in Barcelona for her 7-day Jewels of Europe cruise. This will be Insignia’s first cruise after she returns from her two-year charter. Nautica will debut on May 16, 2014 in Civitavecchia for her 10-day Cliffs & Coves cruise and Regatta on June 7, 2014 in Vancouver for her 10-day Majesty of Alaska cruise.

About Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises® offers unrivalled cuisine, elegant accommodations and exceptional personalised service, all for an extraordinary value. Known for its unique and destination-rich itineraries that appeal to the seasoned traveller, Oceania Cruises calls on more than 330 ports across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas aboard five award-winning mid-size ships: the 684-guest Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, and the 1,250-guest Marina and Riviera.

About Prestige Cruise Holdings

Prestige Cruise Holdings (PCH) is the parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. PCH manages select assets in Apollo Management’s cruise investment portfolio and is led by Chairman & CEO Frank J. Del Rio and President & COO Kunal S. Kamlani. PCH is the market leader in the upper-premium and luxury segments of the cruise industry with over 6,400 berths between the Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands.

Information source: Oceania Cruises

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