Aus­tralia to wel­come Medal­lionClass

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PRINCESS Cruises is set to bring its Medal­lionClass hol­i­day ex­pe­ri­ence to Aus­tralia for the first time, with the cruise line an­nounc­ing the ex­pan­sion of the per­son­alised tech­nol­ogy to in­clude six more ships in 2020.

The ini­tia­tive will be rolled out on board Ruby Princess on 27 Jan 2020, and will be fol­lowed by Grand Princess on 29 Mar, En­chanted Princess on 15 Jun, Emer­ald Princess on 16 Aug, Co­ral Princess on 16 Oct, and Is­land Princess on 20 Dec.

Aus­tralian pas­sen­gers will have the chance to ex­pe­ri­ence the Medal­lionClass of­fer­ing on voy­ages de­part­ing at the end of Jan un­til 04 Apr, dur­ing Ruby Princess’ lo­cal home­port­ing sea­son.

“We can’t wait to in­tro­duce a hol­i­day set to rev­o­lu­tionise the travel ex­pe­ri­ence di­rect from our door step,” said Princess Cruises Se­nior Vice Pres­i­dent Asia Pa­cific, Stu­art Al­li­son.

“Aus­tralian guests ea­ger to ex­pe­ri­ence Medal­lionClass be­fore it reaches Aus­tralia can book fly-cruise itin­er­ar­ies to Alaska, the Baltic and the Caribbean on 10 other ships in the Princess fleet,” he added.

The Medal­lionClass ex­pe­ri­ence of­fers guests a range of easy to use per­son­alised op­tions, in­clud­ing ex­press check-in, an on­de­mand food, bev­er­age and re­tail de­liv­ery ser­vice, a “Fam­ily and Friends” lo­ca­tor with the abil­ity to chat with pax plus di­rec­tional info to help nav­i­gate the ship.

The ser­vice also in­cludes key­less state­room en­try, an in­ter­ac­tive voy­age time­line that shows the var­i­ous sched­uled events, as well in­ter­ac­tive game play such as scavenger hunts and cus­tomis­able avatars.

Pic­tured: Ruby Princess.

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