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Friday, June 17, 2016

TUI Cruises Christens the TUI Discovery

On June 9, 2016 Thomson Cruises christened its newest ship TUI Discovery with the help of two crew members (Mimi Kasomwshi from East India and Hazel Ceguera from the Philippines) and popstar Jess Glynne.

TUI Cruises TUI Discovery Splendor of the Seas
Totally Renovated TUI Discovery

The TUI Discovery was formerly Royal Caribbean's Splendor of the Seas which was built by Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France. Assigned  yard number "B31" she was launched on June 17, 1995 by Lisa Wilhelmsen. Maiden voyage for Splendor of the Seas commenced on March 31, 1996.

The TUI Discovery has undergone a significant refurbishment including new décor, furnishings, and dining venues. As the TUI Discovery, she will sail from Spain to Mediterranean ports.

Next year she will be joined by the TUI Discovery 2, currently sailing as the Legend of the Seas.

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