Sunday, November 17, 2013

Silversea Expands Complimentary Media Options for Personal Mobile Devices

It seems that no one leaves home without at least one personal mobile device these days and Silversea Cruises is making them more useful on cruises. In another cruise industry first, the ultra-luxury line has added newspapers and lifestyle magazines to its complimentary onboard digital service that provides streaming movies and live television news broadcasts to guests' mobile devices aboard Silver Cloud and the recently launched Silver Galapagos.

The additional media options can be accessed on any smartphone or tablet, giving guests access to hundreds of daily newspapers and lifestyle magazines from 100 countries and in 56 languages. Publications are refreshed every night so that guests receive the most up-to-date issues while traveling at sea.

"Thanks to technology from NewspaperDirect and other strategic partners, our guests are now able to enjoy their favorite newspapers and magazines on their personal mobile devices while sailing aboard Silver Cloud and Silver Galapagos," said Jason Cohn, Silversea's director of IT infrastructure.

The digital service will also be available on Silver Shadow by the end of November, to be followed by Silver Wind and Silver Whisper later in the year.

Silver Galapagos Image Courtesy of Silversea Cruises

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