Crystal Cruises signs with OnboarD’s CyberCafe@Sea
Miami, FL – May 14, 2014 – OnboarD, a respected provider of software solutions for the global maritime industry, announced today that it has signed a contract with Crystal Cruises to provide its highly flexible Internet Café product, CyberCafe@Sea on board Crystal’s two ultra-luxury ships, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony.
CyberCafe@SeaTM is a highly flexible and configurable software solution designed to allow cruise lines to securely deliver an Internet café solution to guests and crew as a completely customized and branded product. Designed to support today’s latest mobile devices, CyberCafe@SeaTM can charge internet usage by time or data and further price based on various factors such as loyalty, category, quality of service (QOS), etc. all while preserving the ships valuable bandwidth by setting bandwidth limits to discourage using bandwidth intensive applications.
“CyberCafe@SeaTM further enables us to offer our guests the highly specialized experience they expect from Crystal,” said Boban Dragojlovic, Vice President Computer Services at Crystal Cruises. “We’re delighted to partner with OnboarD, the CyberCafe@SeaTM product has clearly demonstrated it is a robust and flexible application that will enable us to seamlessly integrate with our popular Computer University@Sea program as well as our Crystal Society loyalty program. With CyberCafe@SeaTM we can be sure our guest’s experiences continue to be exceptional.”
“We’re dedicated to our long-standing commitment to the cruise and travel industry and will continue providing innovative technology solutions. With over 60 major passenger ships utilizing our suite of software solutions, we are uniquely positioned in the marketplace to positively impact our customers bottom line and increase branding and marketing opportunities. CyberCafe@SeaTM genuinely enables our client “ownership” of the what, where, and to whom” of Internet café offerings”, claims Jimmy Lopez, OnboarD’s Managing Partner.
About Crystal Cruises
Crystal Cruises is the world’s leading luxury cruise provider, having earned more “World’s Best” awards than any other cruise line, hotel, or resort in history. Providing worldwide vacations of five to 100+ days, itineraries through early 2016 sail to the Mediterranean, Western Europe, British Isles, Scandinavia/Baltic & Russia, North Cape & Arctic Circle, Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, South Pacific, South America, Antarctica, New England/Canada, Panama Canal, Caribbean, and a sumptuous annual World Cruise.
About OnboarD Software
OnboarD is a leading provider of software solutions for the global maritime industry with a suite of maritime software products that includes: CyberCafe@SeaTM Internet Café, IssuTraxTM Facilities Maintenance and Management solution, Check-In@SeaTM and CurrencyXchangeTM. For more information please visit www.onbts.com or call +1 (305) 860-7760.