RCCL announced it had budgeted US$900 million for new refurbishment program which covers 10 cruise ships over the next 4 years.
The program of Royal Caribbean, called "Royal Amplified," is the follow-on to 2011-2016 "Royal Advantage" refurb of most RCCL vessels.
Next year Navigator of the Seas will become the 2nd Voyager-class liner to be moved to 3- and 4-day sailings and receive more extensive modernization than Mariner.
New features onboard Mariner of the Seas will be mainstays of Royal Amplified package. These include the virtual reality bungee trampoline Sky Pad, the glow-in-the-dark laser tag game Battle for Planet Z, the retro lounge with tiki‐chic decor Bamboo Room, and the Playmakers Sports Bar and Arcade.
Other features include the El Loco Fresh Mexican restaurant and New England-style Hooked Seafood venues.