Staying in Touch is Now Even Easier Aboard Queen Mary 2

Nov 17 – Following Queen Mary 2’s recently completed refurbishment, there is now increased connectivity throughout the ship. In these days of instant communication, guests can now access their emails or websites while aboard the ship as easily as in the comfort of their own home. This makes a voyage on Queen Mary 2, and… [Continue Reading]

Windstar Adds Cell Phone Service on Wind Star and Wind Spirit

Seattle, November 13, 2008 — Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore the hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, is offering cell phone service at sea on Wind Star and Wind Spirit. Wind Surf already offers this service.
Wind Star will have the service… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Becomes The First Cruise Line To Implement Webaccelerator Technology For The Fastest Internet At Sea

LOS ANGELES, September 24, 2007 – Luxury cruise specialist Crystal Cruises has significantly upgraded its onboard computer network with new state-of-the-art technology and applications that enable guests to optimize their time online with faster connections and quicker downloads regardless of where in the world the ships travel.
Due to the need to use satellites for transmission,… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Cruises Debuts Wireless Internet and Cell Service

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 — Following the debut of the luxury line’s wireless Internet service in September, Crystal Cruises plans to launch cell phone service later this month aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. “Quiet zone” technology enhances the new cell service, allowing select areas of the ship to be cell phone-free. The service is… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Adds On Board Cell Phone Use

Holland America Line ships are adding the capability that will allow passengers to use their own cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) while cruising.
The service is currently available on the Volendam and will be operational on all ships by March. Guests will simply make and receive calls and use text messaging as they would… [Continue Reading]