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The Cunard flagship will undergo a major 25-day dry dock and will get some major enhancements across the board and some have already been revealed which Cruise Hive previously reported on. To show how important dining is onboard the Queen Mary 2 the British based cruise line is improving the Grill Suites and the Grill Restaurants.

The Grill Suites

These suites will be redesigned and take luxury to new heights. There will be new carpets and new decor that will continue to showcase Cunard’s grand feeling of cruising. The suites will also be given more space and exclusive artwork with and in Cunard’s words, “bespoke architectural motifs that showcase the beauty, history and magnitude of iconic Cunard buildings around the world.”

Take a look at this video posted by Cunard Line teasing the new look Grill Suites and Dining Restaurants:

The Grill Restaurants

The dining venues include The Queens Grill and Princess Grill which will both be upgraded as part of the Queen Mary 2 refurbishment. The layout will be improved along with more tables for a party of 2. The restaurants will also be refreshed with decor and furnishings.

Richard Meadows, president, Cunard,North America Said:

“Under the moniker, ‘Queen Mary 2 remastered,’ there will be a host of innovations and enhancements, further confirming our commitment to invest in luxury on a grand scale,” Guests will certainly feel the sense of pride and confidence that the refurbishment will exude, befitting of Queen Mary 2’s luxury ocean travel experience.”

Cunard Line will release more details as we get closer to the ships upgrade which will take place at Blohm & Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. The ship’s dry dock will be between 27 May and 21 June 2016.

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