Friday, 2 May 2014

Far East makeover on Diamond Princess complete

Princess Cruises has finished a series of Far East-inspired refurbishments on board Diamond Princess. The 2,670-passenger ship now features the largest Japanese bath area at sea, a new sushi restaurant and a wider choice of shops and boutiques.

The 8,800-square-foot bath area includes a range of indoor and outdoor relaxation and pampering facilities, such as a hydrotherapy pool and gentle mist sauna. The area has spectacular sea views and provides a setting similar to the Japan 'onsen' hot spring experience. A new sushi restaurant serves fresh seafood and a range of sake drinks that offer an authentic taste of the ports visited.

On board shops now include brands such as Burberry, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo, Coach, Ralph Lauren and OMEGA.  A crystal Swarovski installation has been fitted and Jacqueline Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn jewellery collections are also on offer.  Other changes to the ship include a renovated casino and a new sports court.

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