Cruise line invests $120 million to upgrade part of fleet – EyeWitness News

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has injected $120 million into renovating a 15-year-old ship that will be used for excursion trips to The Bahamas.

Upgrades to the ‘Mariner of the Seas’ boast contemporary features in an effort to attract a younger demographic market.

According to a press release on the cruise line’s website, the main purpose for the upgrade was because millennials want shorter, more frequent, yet still “Instagrammable” vacations; spending the exorbitant amount to renovate the ship to give them just that.

The ship now vaunts five new entertainment additions focusing on virtual reality experiences such as a gravity-defying sky pad, trampoline zone paired with virtual reality goggles and an escape room.

“After looking at the short break cruise market, which is about…

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