SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
(Dec. 3, 2018) –
Princess Cruises announced today that it is now preparing Regal Princess as the
second ship fully activated with Princess
MedallionClassTM experiences that are currently delivering enhanced and
personalized cruise vacations to guests onboard Caribbean Princess. Regal
Princess will be fully activated for her Caribbean Season starting February 17,
2019. The Princess OceanMedallion, included complimentary, is a wearable device
that elevates the guest experience by delivering enhanced experiences and
personalized service resulting in high guest satisfaction scores.
breakthrough in the vacation industry and recently honored with a CES® 2019 Innovation Award, the OceanMedallion features
leading-edge technology that delivers personalized service through enhanced
guest-crew interactions, eliminates friction points and enables interactive
MedallionClass vacations offer guests a portfolio of experiences specifically
designed to enhance their cruise vacation, including:
Fast ship boarding with OceanReady™ - guests who arrive at the terminal with travel documents
(i.e. passports) uploaded to their profile have a personalized check-in process
that starts their vacation with ease. Personalization starts pre-cruise by
guests becoming OceanReady while at home.
On demand beverage delivery: Using smart devices, guests have the ability to order drinks using OceanNowTM
and have them delivered directly to them throughout the ship and even in their
The best Wi-Fi at sea:
MedallionNet™ is fast, reliable, affordable and unlimited. MedallionNet
provides land-like speeds that allow guests to stay connected from anywhere on
the ship including staterooms which are each equipped with a Wi-Fi access
point. With MedallionNet guests easily share vacation experiences with
friends and family back home, stream TV shows, movies and sports events, and
even make voice and video calls.
"Our guests have been
absolutely wowed by OceanMedallion vacations on Caribbean Princess, and we are
proud to roll-out the full Princess MedallionClass experience on Regal Princess
starting early next year," said Jan Swartz, president of Princess Cruises, the
world's largest international premium cruise line. "With two Princess
MedallionClass ships sailing in the Caribbean, we continue on our path to
fleet-wide activation providing even more guests an enhanced level of
Now is the perfect
time to book a Princess MedallionClass vacation to the Caribbean during the
Princess Anniversary Sale starting December 4. For more information visit Princess.com, call 1-800-PRINCESS
(774-6237) or contact your professional Travel
features of the Princess MedallionClass experience include:
Keyless Stateroom Entry: Access
to staterooms is a seamless experience where each guest is securely validated
and the door automatically unlocks with personalized greetings displayed on the
OceanCompass™: OceanCompass leverages the Princess Medallion to enable
point-to-point wayfinding through-out the ship. OceanCompass guides guests
throughout their journey, providing directional information so they can
seamlessly navigate to their next point of interest.
MedallionPay™: An easy to use payment feature, enabling crew members to
focus on meaningful guest interactions.
· OceanCasino™: On smart
devices and select portals, guests can wager real money on games, including
slots, poker, bingo, roulette, keno and lottery from anywhere on board.
· OceanViewTM: Guests can stream
more than 100 hours of award-winning Ocean Original travel shows to their smart
device anywhere on the ship at no cost – content which airs nationally on
weekends on ABC and NBC.
PlayOceanTM: On portals located throughout the ship, guests play family
games, including trivia, word jumble, a matching game and Ocean Treks Adventure
– an interactive, ship wide digital scavenger hunt. PlayOcean also transforms
guests' mobile devices into game controllers for interactive gaming on the
massive Movies Under the Stars screen. And, guests can enjoy big screen
interactive fun with Games Under the Stars where players enjoy arcade and
trivia fun on our "Movies Under the Stars" screen.
MedallionClass experiences activate a travel industry first on an Experience
Internet of ThingsTM (xIoTTM) platform using a guest-centric approach that helps maximize a
cruise vacation in real-time based on guests' choices and preferences. The result
delivers enhanced personalization on a large scale across every aspect of a
OceanMedallion was first unveiled by Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald at
CES 2017 and was a key factor in Fast Company recognizing the corporation with
two Innovation and Design Awards that same year.
About Princess Cruises
One of the best-known names in cruising,
Princess Cruises is a global premium cruise line and tour company operating a
fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to more
than 360 destinations around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama
Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South
Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England and World Cruises. A team of
professional destination experts has created more than 150 award-winning
itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days and Princess Cruises has
been continuously recognized as "Best Cruise Line for Itineraries."
Princess Cruises continues its multi-year,
"Come Back New Promise" – a $450 million-dollar product innovation
and cruise ship renovation campaign that will continue to enhance the line's
onboard guest experience. These enhancements result in more moments of awe,
lifetime memories and meaningful stories for guests to share from their cruise
vacation. The product innovations include partnerships with award-winning Chef
Curtis Stone; engaging entertainment inspired shows with Broadway-legend
Stephen Schwartz; immersive activities for the whole family from Discovery and
Animal Planet that include exclusive shore excursion to onboard activities; the
ultimate sleep at sea with the award-winning Princess Luxury Bed and much more.
Three new Royal-class ships are currently on
order with the next new ship, Sky Princess, under construction scheduled for
delivery in October 2019. Princess recently announced that two new (LNG) ships
which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet, accommodating
approximately 4,300 guests with expected delivery in 2023 and 2025.
Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years between 2019 &
2025. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;
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