Ocean Medallion now available to all Caribbean Princess guests

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Guests can pay for food and beverages with the Ocean Medallion.
Guests can pay for food and beverages with the Ocean Medallion.

Princess Cruises said it reached a milestone this month by providing functionality for its Ocean Medallion wearable device for all 3,100 guests of the Caribbean Princess ship.

Previously, Princess had tested the device with select groups on some ships. The Ocean Medallion can be worn in a watchband or as a pendant, or simply toted in a purse or pocket. 

The medallions -- which work in tandem with the Ocean Compass mobile app -- provide keyless stateroom access and allow payment for items such as drinks and merchandise. 

Guests can use the OceanNav feature for point-to-point wayfinding throughout the ship via an intelligent navigation assistant. The ShipMates feature enables passengers to track the whereabouts of family members on the ship. On portals throughout the ship, guests can access a real-time look at their itinerary, along with events and activities taking place during their cruise.

In addition, Princess said Caribbean Princess guests are using the medallion to play casino games, including slots, poker, bingo, roulette, keno and lottery. The medallion also is being used to play family games such as trivia, word jumble, a matching game and Ocean Treks Adventure -- an interactive scavenger hunt.

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