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Regent lays out incentives for booking the refreshed Seven Seas Mariner

The pool deck on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner will be redesigned and refurbished.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is offering three-category upgrades, plus a travel agent incentive, for bookings through March 31 on the Seven Seas Mariner.

The ship will sail in Alaska starting in May. Prior to arriving in the Pacific Northwest, it is scheduled for a 20-day drydock in Marseilles, and will re-emerge with new culinary experiences, new suite designs and renewed public spaces.

Among those spaces will be the pool deck, which will receive a new open layout and teak flooring throughout. The centerpiece is a new mosaic-tiled pool, featuring a broad ledge for lounging in shallow water.

Guests will gain expanded lunch selections offered a la minute from new infrared barbecue grills and new buffet bars at the Pool Grill.

Regent will add Chartreuse, its French restaurant, replacing Signatures. The ship's atrium, corridors and guest spaces will all receive new carpeting, art, furniture and decor. The Canyon Ranch SpaClub will receive a soothing new design, featuring pebble-stone tiles and light-wood accents in the treatment rooms.

The Seven Seas Mariner will sail in Alaska this summer.
The Seven Seas Mariner will sail in Alaska this summer.

Regent said the Mariner upgrade offer applies to its 10- and 11-night Alaska cruises. Guests booking a Deluxe Veranda Suite will be upgraded to a Concierge Suite and receive Concierge-level amenities, such as a one-night hotel stay before departure.

Travel agents will receive a $250 gift card for every new booking on eligible voyages departing May 6, June 20 and 30, August 22, September 2 and 12, or a $100 gift card for any new booking of a seven-night 2018 Alaska voyage.

Regent didn't disclose the cost of its Mariner improvements, but said it is the last ship in a $125 million fleetwide refurbishment program.

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