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Carolyn Spencer Brown
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It's about time! I hope they have a small, all day casual dining venue-espresso and other coffees, pastries, salads, sandwiches etc.--preferably with an ocean view and some deck space (something other than the current skybar setup).
Love your suggestion about the casual venue/coffee bar -- wish I'd put it in the options! Thanks....ALSO,I would like to see the botique dining venue to be Italian with an Italian chef!...Pastas of all styles along with the classic entrees....Better make it large enough to seat 125 because it would become extremely popular if the WORLDS most POPULAR CUISINE were to be featured aboard ship......
It's about time! I hope they have a small, all day casual dining venue-espresso and other coffees, pastries, salads, sandwiches etc.--preferably with an ocean view and some deck space (something other than the current skybar setup).The deck space will be your balcony,and the facility is called ROOM SERVICE,but seriously there is a need for such a venue.I have wondered why they do not make more use of the Midnight Sun Lounge?
I should think bigger cabins with balconies will be the most obvious change. The lack of balconies is the biggest area in which Seabourn clearly lags behind Silversea and others.
Otherwise, I am not sure we will see anything too revolutionary - though undoubtedly there will be one or two more things, my guess is that most of all we will see what the current ships already have made bigger. That is, a bigger Restaurant, bigger Verandah Café, bigger main lounge, bigger spa/gym, and so on and so forth. But still, we are dealing with ships that in tonnage are about the same size as all three current Seabourn ships put together, so there should be room for some new things as well.
My guess is that the ships will bear more than a passing resemblance to SILVER SHADOW and WHISPER which are, after all, a bigger version of SILVER CLOUD and WIND, which are in turn a bigger version of the Seabourn triplets, which are in turn a bigger version of the Sea Goddess (now SeaDream) twins!
Even though built for three different companies, all these ships follow a single path which actually culminates in the much bigger SEVEN SEAS VOYAGER.
I am not sure if Yran & Storbraaten - who designed all the aforementioned ships - have been involved in the new Seabourn ships (they don't usually work for Carnival) and indeed I suspect not, but still, I imagine the design Carnival came up with is very much within the paradigm created by Y&S over the past 20 years, recently with the help of V.Ships and T. Mariotti... Note that the Silversea ships and SEVEN SEAS VOYAGER were all built at Mariotti where the new Seabourn ships are coming from, and with the design input of V.Ships who now handle ship management for Seabourn...