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Old September 21st, 2011, 01:09 PM
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According to the Prncess website, it is still in place, and I would have thought unlikely to be removed as it is mid-ships.

We were on Grand for the first time since Skywalkers was removed, and have to say that it did look rather strange to have the decks extended back with no real purpose any more. I would be really interested to know why the iconic pushbar was removed, was it to reduce the weight, in which case what else was required to maintain the central pivot point of the ship, or were there any concerns over the structure itself. Any insights?

The new One5 on Grand was very pleasant, especially in it's pre-dinner "appertisers / hors d' oeuvres" lounge setup with canapés being prepared right there in the lounge. Such things as Smoked Salmon, Wheel of Stilton, Shrimp fountains, mmmmmm.

Alan & Katrina
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