Redesigned Suites on National Geographic Explorer Revealed

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has unveiled the newly redesigned suites on board National Geographic Explorer, following the expedition vessel’s most recent refurbishment at the Astilleros Canarios (ASTICAN) shipyard in Spain in early May 2023. 

Designed in partnership with the Hamburg-based interior design studio Partner Ship Design and built by Swedish marine outfitter HF Interior, the eight revitalized suites now reflect the sleek Scandinavian design that has become the hallmark of the brand’s polar fleet since the debut of National Geographic Endurance and National Geographic Resolution. Pairing light Scandinavian oak wood with bronze features and combining detailed textured fabrics with soft goods and colors of aqua and cassis, the new design transforms the suites into an elegant expeditioner’s escape. 

Beyond aesthetic enhancements, each of these suites now has a "Command Center" chock-full of tech and tools—such as a barometer, a National Geographic Atlas, an LG television that broadcasts entertainment and ship navigation, an in-room espresso maker, multiple USB and universal electric ports for cameras and other devices, and exclusively appointed artwork—allowing guests to continue to explore from the comfort of their cabin. 

In addition to the reveal of the new suites on National Geographic Explorer, the brand has also revealed a new Suite Exclusives package available across the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic fleet. With this new package, guests staying in eligible cabin categories* will have access to an array of amenities and perks designed to enhance their onboard experience, including: 

  • An exclusive Welcome Gift upon embarkation 
  • Priority booking for spa and wellness treatments 
  • An in-room espresso machine 
  • Complimentary laundry services 

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