Royal Caribbean has long been a pioneer in bring new technologies to the cruise industry. Their newest cruise ships are outfitted with miles of cables to be able to offer their guests faster services from shopping, getting online and now even boarding their latest ship, Symphony of the Seas.
The latest technological innovations will be integrated throughout Symphony, including a redesigned check-in experience that eliminates lines and bypasses the counter. The new process will leverage a combination of facial recognition, bar codes and beacons to make boarding fast and frictionless.
Royal Caribbean Technology Onboard
Royal Caribbean guests will check-in using a new mobile app and seamlessly upload their security “selfie” to create their onboard account from the comfort of their home. Upon arrival, guests will go through a security screening and then head straight to their stateroom, where their key will be ready and waiting. In addition to mobile check-in, Symphony will feature all of the pioneering and award-winning guest technology the cruise line is known for, including VOOM – the fastest internet at sea, state-of-the-art wayfinding and virtual balconies.