Newspaper Service Not Just For Hotels Anymore

That USA Today that greets guests each morning outside their hotel room door is now finding its way outside cruise ship staterooms. Crystal Cruises' new "Newspaper Direct" program is a same-day service that enables guests to receive a choice of more than 370 newspapers from 65 countries delivered straight to their cabin every morning. The service is now available on Crystal Serenity's World Cruise and will be made available aboard Crystal Symphony later this year.

Crystal cited guests enjoying the chance to read the newspaper while sitting out on deck and keeping contemporary on all world news and events. Publications available include The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Boston Globe, Australia's Sydney Morning Herald and Great Britain's Daily Telegraph. The service does come at a price: $6.50 per paper. Visit www.crystalcruises.com. (DE)

Read more on

Suggested Articles

This week in the cruise industry, a number of major cruise lines released new details on ships that are under development. Here's what you need to know.

This week in the travel industry saw a number of new hotel leadership appointments, plus big ship updates from Carnival and Virgin. Here's what you need…

The vessel has 342 newly updated staterooms, along with some additional refinements following the work done to the line’s Insignia. Read more.