Monday, September 26, 2011

Paul Gauguin Set to Receive Multimillion-Dollar Renovations

Paul Gauguin, the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific is about to undergo the most extensive renovations in the ship’s 14-year history. Scheduled for completion in Jan 2012, the $7 million renovation will feature extensive enhancements to both interiors and exteriors of the ship. The renovations will take place in January during the ship’s 10-night crossing from Tahiti to Brisbane and 11-night drydock in Brisbane. When joining the South Pacific Discovery sailing departing Jan 26, 2012, guests will be aboard a vessel that has been thoroughly updated and redecorated for even greater comfort.

Following the renovations, all suites and staterooms will feature new carpeting, refinished furniture with new fabrics, new teak railings on the balconies, decorative side panels around the windows, and new bathroom flooring. Renovations throughout the ship will include new flooring and replaced carpeting, elegant new furniture, new window treatments and decorative wall panels, and new signage, providing a lighter, brighter feel.

La Veranda will offer guests a redesigned entrance, refinished indoor and outdoor furniture and solar shades throughout. Le Grill will boast new decorative partitions and divider walls, as well as a new buffet area and new lighting. L’Etoile will also feature a redesigned entrance in addition to video equipment for conferences.

Promenade Deck 5 will boast a new built-in banquette and expanded casino in Le Casino, and Deck 6 will receive a new integrated display case for books and art. La Palette will feature a decorative stone band along the front of the bar and an updated lighting system, as well as new outdoor furniture. Le Grand Salon will offer a refurbished dance floor to provide the perfect venue to dance the night away under the South Pacific sky.

The Gauguin’s previous renovation, totaling $6 million, was completed in Jan 2009. The upcoming refurbishments show Paul Gauguin Cruises’ level of commitment to the vessel and the importance of the overall product and guest experience. For information about Paul Gauguin cruises, visit the Paul Gauguin Cruises website.

Image courtesty of Paul Gauguin Cruises


Anonymous said...

I'll bet the Paul Gauguin folks would rather you use a photo of their ship not listing.

This happens when people take their morning coffee on the side with the best view.

Anonymous said...

May just be the angle of the image and not the heavy coffee mugs!