OOSTERDAM -- The Prinsendam, Holland America Line's smallest ship,
will go into a three-week drydock on Nov. 24 for a $20 million
HAL's executive vice president of marketing and sales, said during
the line's top producers cruise in Mexico on the Oosterdam, that
the ship will be given a new Explorations Cafe, an expanded
shopping area and a new meeting room that will be converted to a
Club HAL hangout for kids.
The staterooms will
feature remodeled bathrooms, new carpeting, larger closets and a
new headboard with reading lights
In addition, most
public spaces will get new carpeting, the Lido restaurant will get
new flooring and the deck covering on the top deck will be
replaced. The ship's balconies also will be refurbished with deck
furniture to meet SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea)
The Prisendam is
scheduled to return to service Dec. 16.
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