Improving cruise line revenues, efficiency and guest experiences through modern point of sale technology

Improving cruise line revenues, efficiency and guest experiences through modern point of sale technology
With sailing beginning to pick up in many parts of the world, people are increasingly flocking to cruise lines for a much-needed vacation. Typically, people choose a cruise holiday because they want an immersive experience that will completely unplug them from their day-to-day lives. To meet these customer expectations, cruise lines scrutinize every detail to ensure premium guest experiences. Point of Sale (PoS) technology is an area that still warrants a revamp for many cruise lines. As guests visit bars, restaurants, shops, or other onboard amenities, PoS systems are critical enablers of a s...
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Preserving cruise line liquidity through wallet technology

Preserving cruise line liquidity through wallet technology
Preserving cash and reducing costs is critical for cruise lines as they've seen their revenues dwindle to practically zero during the ongoing pandemic. Part of their strategy to preserve liquidity as voyages get canceled is using wallet technology to offer their guests "future cruise credits" (FCCs), instead of cash refunds. Typically, reimbursements via FCCs were offered when sporadic or localized service disruptions occurred. However, with the unprecedented nature of the current crisis and continued uncertainty around the industry´s recovery, cruise lines had to improvise. In a bid to retain...
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