Short answer is no. There may well be some minor decorative things done but these could be carried out on the transatlantic over to Barbados. The ship sets off for the Caribbean on 16th November and the first of the Caribbean cruise on starts on 4th December.
Response from Island Cruises regarding refit
" The Island Star was due to undergo some refurbishment around this time but it will leave our fleet after March 26 2009. I haven't heard if the work is still going ahead but would assume that this proposed work has been postponed."