Dream Cruises signs partnership with Alipay for on-board payments

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

Dream Cruises has partnered with Alipay to launch the full suite of mobile payment options at sea.

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

The deal is usually designed to give guests greater convenience by allowing them the options of spot payment, self-checkout along with also auto-debit with Alipay or AlipayHK, the newly launched Hong Kong edition of Alipay which supports transactions in HKD for Hong Kong users.

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

The partnership builds on Dream Cruises’ commitment to innovation along with also Genting Cruise Lines’ long-term partnership with Alipay which dates back via 2015 when Star Cruises became the first cruise line to accept Alipay spot payment on board its fleet.

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

Guests on board Genting Dream can use their Alipay along with also AlipayHK to settle cabin charges at any time during their trip or automatically self-checkout by pre-authorising the amount chargeable to their Alipay wallets.

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

Guests can also use their Alipay wallets when they shop along with also dine on board.

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

The mobile check-out solution will also be introduced on World Dream, Asia’s newest luxury cruise ship via Dream Cruises, in November.

Dream Cruises Signs Partnership With Alipay For On-board Payments

“As Asia’s first luxury cruise line, we are constantly looking for innovative solutions which cater to the ever-evolving needs of our guests,” said Thatcher Brown, president of Dream Cruises.

“Access to funds along with also a frictionless payment experience is usually paramount for our travelling guests, especially in today’s technology-driven, mobile-first environment.

“We are delighted to progress our long-standing partnership with Alipay by launching the full range of Alipay mobile payment options on Genting Dream; where our guests via the dual-homeports of Hong Kong along with also Guangzhou will enjoy the unparalleled convenience of instant checkout with Alipay wallets.”

Dream Cruises signs partnership with Alipay for on-board payments

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