Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas Completes $30M Drydock


Royal Caribbean International’s Brilliance of the Seas emerged from a $30-million drydock. The 2,100 guest ship will now offer signature Royal Caribbean amenities first introduced aboard Oasis-class ships including five new dining concepts, an aerial entertainment experience and technology advancements. Brilliance of the Seas will debut her newest innovations this summer as she sails from Harwich, England, offering Northern European itineraries that visit Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland.   

Doubling her dining options, Brilliance of the Seas now offers guests a variety of culinary experiences from family-style festivity at the Italian trattoria, Giovanni’s Table, to the multi-course Chef’s Table.

In addition, the five-story Centrum has been transformed into a new space with the Centrum experience, which includes the addition of the 60’s-inspired R Bar as well as a multitude of entertainment experiences including daytime activities, nighttime entertainment and a new entertainment experience where aerialists glide through the vertical space of the atrium.

The ship also has a new locatin for the Concierge Club for suite guests, a Diamond Club for Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program members, a new English pub and the Royal Babies and Tots Nursery giving parents more opportunities to enjoy the ship’s amenities.

Brilliance of the Seas’ Northern Europe season includes eight sailings to the North and Baltic seas, calling at Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; Talinn, Estonia; Gothenburg, Sweden; and offering an overnight in St. Petersburg, Russia. An 11-night Norwegian Fjords and Iceland itinerary, sailing July 27, will call at Bergen and Geiranger, Norway; Lerwick/Shetland, Scotland; Klaksvik, Faroe Islands; with an overnight in Reykjavik, Iceland.  Brilliance of the Seas departs for Boston, Mass. on Aug. 31 on a 15-night itinerary, calling at Paris/Normandy (Le Havre), France; Portland, Dorset, UK; Cork (Cobh) and Dublin, Ireland; Klaksvik; with an overnight at Reykjavik.

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